Watchstone has ring-fenced £50.2m in anticipation of a costly court battle with Slater & Gordon later this year.
Crawford & Company has appointed Andrew Bart as global president of its Global Technical Services division.
CBL Insurance’s administrators had been working on a restructuring proposal, but the firm has been placed into liquidation.
A holding company will be established for Ed and Besso, with Steve Hearn as group CEO. However the two BGC-owned brokers will remain separate companies.
Against a backdrop of changing client demands, political uncertainty and new legislation, Jonathan Swift caught up with BLM senior partner Matthew Harrington and director of policy and government affairs Alistair Kinley to discuss how the law firm is…
Global reinsurance, wholesale and specialty broker Ed has been acquired by BGC Partners.
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
Crawford-owned We Go Look is bringing its self-service on demand inspection app to the UK.
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.
Marsh expects to save around $250m in “cost synergies” from the acquisition of JLT, with up to 3750 jobs at risk.
Ecclesiastical claims director David Bonehill was awarded the Achievement Award at the eighth Post Claims Awards. As technology is transforming claims, he predicts tech giants will enter the market, probably in the motor or home arena.
Global insured losses from natural catastrophes and man-made disasters during the first half of 2018 were $20bn, 33% below the ten-year average of $35bn, according to Swiss Re Institute's preliminary sigma report.
Lloyd’s has launched Lloyd’s Bridge a digital distribution platform designed to connect insurance businesses with Lloyd’s underwriters.
Sprintathons and stepping up, Pride parades and football fever
The World Cup is well and truly underway, and what a way to get started!
KPMG has been handed with a £4.5m fine as a result of its audit of controversial insurance services firm Quindell.
The UK is contemplating liability options as it wants to allow satellite launches from its soil.
Dolls house and dinner, endurance and experience
Over the past four years insurtech has become a very familiar word and start-ups are launching every day to target sectors underserved by traditional insurance. Post, in association with Tällt Ventures, indexes those that have the most potential to…
Warranty and indemnity insurance has seen significant growth in the real estate sector over the last few years. And, with the cover offering significant advantages to those involved in real estate deals, many expect it to become a standard part of any…
As conversations around the gender pay gap or harassment at work illustrate, an increasing number of women are demanding a fairer deal. But will this extend to their insurance?
AIG head of UK regions Romaney O’Malley has been heading the group’s industrial segment since June 2016. She explains to Will Kirkman how the insurer is reshaping its approach to risk and fostering its female talent
Since packing up his life in London and flying half way across the world to Australia, Mark Searles, CEO of AUB Group, has transformed a broker into the leading equity-based broking, risk management, advice and solutions provider in Australasia.
Emerging Asia is set to remain the world’s fastest growing general insurance market in 2018.