Chubb has promoted Jason Keen to division president of Chubb Global Markets following the departure of Matthew Shaw to Tokio Marine Kiln.
In a week that was dominated by personal injury fracas, the revelation that Thomas Cook self-insured against all but the “very largest” PI claims may well take the cake for biggest botch up.
2018 was a volatile year for Asian insurers with the majority of them posting declines in gross written premium or sluggish growth. Christie Lee, senior director of analytics for Asia-Pacific at AM Best, explains the challenges they are facing.
Insurers have been forced into the front line of the fight to stop global warming and climate change and they are beginning to feel uncomfortable and exposed. While several major insurers have issued bold commitments to join the fight to halt global…
The 100 largest UK-regulated insurers, ranked by non-life gross premium written, reported a combined underwriting profit in 2018, compared to a loss in 2017. Catherine Thomas, senior director of analytics in London at AM Best, explains how they achieved…
Hippo, Lemonade and Zego are just three of the start-ups that have been in the news recently. Matt Connolly, founder and CEO of Tällt Ventures, reflects on a what has been happening for the Insurtech 100 since the list was published in May.
Gibraltar-based unrated insurer Lamp has submitted an application to place the business into liquidation.
Argo Global has appointed Alfredo Alonso as chief underwriting officer for Europe, the Middle East and Asia.
Sedgwick has acquired independent loss adjuster Insight Adjusters.
Digital Partners, the Munich Re-owned insurtech facilitator, has revealed its intention to expand into Asia after hitting £100m gross written premium in Europe and America.
Exclusive: Axa-backed broker Setoo expects to launch in the UK next month, and has outlined further fundraising plans for later this year.
Governments around the world are looking to regulate artificial intelligence and as Lee Gluyas, partner, and Stefanie Day, associate with law firm CMS, explain those that get there first will be the ones to benefit.
Crawford & Company has appointed Andrew Bart as global president of its Global Technical Services division.
James Brady, head of cyber at Hiscox UK & Ireland, urges the sector to use heightened awareness of cyber risks into positive action.
Fraugster, a software company that uses artificial intelligence to prevent fraud for online retailers, has raised $14m in funding as it looks to expand into new markets.
As whiplash legislation speeds through parliament, claims management companies have increasingly been looking into other avenues to keep the coffers full and cavity wall insulation claims have spiked. CMCs may be the industry’s own bugbear, but this…
AM Best’s ranking of Asia-Pacific non-life insurers remains dominated by the same companies as last year, writes director of analytics Chi-Yeung Lok, noting the market characteristics of mature and emerging markets stay as disparate as ever
Insurance associations from around the world are asking for a two-year delay in the implementation of the International Financial Reporting Standard 17 for insurance contracts.
As dead as a CDO-do; terrible pun, but with Andrew Brem departing as chief digital officer at Aviva and not being replaced, Jonathan Swift mulls whether this job title will soon be going the way of this flightless bird
Marsh expects to save around $250m in “cost synergies” from the acquisition of JLT, with up to 3750 jobs at risk.
Kennedys experts from around the globe discuss the future of drone regulation
Lloyd's international specialty underwriter and reinsurer the Argo Group has appointed former AIG director Matt Harris to lead the company’s Europe and Asia operations
Ex-footballer and England captain David Beckham will become the global ambassador for pan-Asian life insurance firm AIA Group.
Following on from the publication of the top 100 insurtech firms in April, Matt Connolly, CEO of Tällt Ventures, gives an update on major developments for those ranked in quarter three