Global standards body Acord is making it simpler for trading partners to connect when they use Acord Standards for the first time or upgrade to its newer version.
Global reinsurers have turned to mergers and acquisition deals over the last year in order to remain relevant in the face of challenging market conditions, but S&P maintains a neutral view on this trend.
When you head off to an outdoor festival following a heatwave, you cross your fingers and hope the sun sticks around. Unfortunately it seems like the recent tropical spate has done a runner and I spent last weekend trying not to roll down a hill while up…
Challenging times for the oil and gas industry call for a change in the way insurers address energy risks, writes Nicola Harris, head of energy for Europe, Middle East and Africa at XL Catlin.
It’s been a week for sore heads, with England crashing out of the World Cup on Wednesday. Fortunately, with the industry keeping us so busy, there hasn’t been much time to ruminate on the pain.
XL will rebrand as Axa XL and combine all its property & casualty business and specialty risks into the new entity.
With reports suggesting that CEO Oliver Baete has a big ticket acquisition in mind, rumours have been circulating that Allianz could look to hoover up one of the larger players in the UK market.
The challenges of bringing Lloyd’s trading into the 21st century
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MS Amlin has entered into a partnership with Artificial Intelligence company Cytora to help automate its underwriting decisions across its commercial property portfolio.
In a world where political volatility is rife and where an individual’s net worth and lifestyle are discoverable through a Google search or Instagram feed, kidnap for ransom has never been easier or more lucrative. As the threat to clients increases, so…
Who won what at the 2018 Post Claims Awards held last night at the Royal Garden Hotel?
Outdated static rating factors and underwriting losses mean the marine market is ripe for disruption. Technology, including, blockchain is set to shake up the sector.
When Allianz acquired 49% of LV’s general insurance business, it set the market talking. Martin Croucher talked to the CEOs of both businesses to chart their progress
Aviva Global Corporate & Specialty's new managing director Patrick Tiernan is confident of profitable growth. He tells Jonathan Swift how he hopes to take the business to the next level.
Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway became the world's third-largest reinsurer in 2017, ending European dominance over the top four.
US property and casualty insurers wrote $1.8bn (£1.34bn) of direct cyber premium last year, a growth of 32% from the previous year.
As the UK insurance sector descends on Manchester for the 2018 British Insurance Brokers' Association conference, Jonathan Swift predicts some of the key talking points on the floor and in the bars around the venue.
The number of personal injury motor insurance claims has fallen to the lowest level in nine years, government figures published today reveal.
Following the news yesterday that Amanda Blanc is to leave Axa to join Zurich as its CEO for Europe, Middle East & Africa, Jonathan Swift looks back at her time at the French insurer and assesses her legacy
Jonathan Swift looks at whether RSA selling Oak Underwriting to Zurich is going to trigger a bolt-on bonanza - and if it really equates to Manchester United selling Carlos Tevez to Manchester City
Insurance leaders have pledged to pass on all savings made through the Civil Liability Bill reforms to policyholders.
Policies issued by XL Catlin’s London operations will include contract continuity clause to offset any fallout from the UK’s exit from the European Union.
Exclusive: David Carey and Mark Campbell have left Zurich and LV respectively to join Aviva, as the company bolsters its commercial business.