Similarly to developments in the auto industry, unmanned seafaring vessels could become prevalent in the future. But today the trend is towards partial autonomy. Valerie Hart looks at the prospects of improving vessel performance and safety, hurdles, and…
Gross written premium reported by the 30 largest European insurers in 2018 was 4.4% higher than the aggregated figure for the previous year but those writing significant business outside of the eurozone have seen foreign exchange rate movements having an…
Zego has struck up a deal with e-scooter start-up Dott, which will see it enter the French and Belgian markets for the first time.
Belgian insurtech Qover has raised €8m in its latest funding round and will look to continued growth in Europe.
Lloyd’s Brussels has gained authorisation to continue writing insurance and reinsurance risks in Monaco following the UK’s planned exit from the European Union on 29 March.
Charles Taylor Adjusting has opened a new office in Belgium as it looks to expand its property and casualty business in Europe.
Lloyd’s Brussels has appointed Sonja Rottiers as its CEO. She will also be Lloyd’s regional director for Europe, Middle East and Africa.
Lloyd’s chief commercial officer, Vincent Vandendael, is to leave the Corporation after almost six years, moving to Everest Insurance as CEO of International Insurance in early 2019.
A regulatory deal is urgently needed to address Brexit contract issues for the insurance sector, the Association of British Insurers has said.
The London and International Insurance Brokers’ Association has written to the Prime Minister raising concerns over the government’s planned equivalence regime for brokers post-Brexit.
Missing cars, cross-border investigations, stolen identities and organised crime. Not your average case...
Cycle insurers have mixed feelings about the European proposal to mandate insurance for electric bikes.
Ageas Group claims to have had “no indication of concrete interest” of a takeover bid from Fosun, despite reports that the Chinese multinational is eyeing the insurer.
The anatomy of European flooding means insurers and reinsurers should model their potential losses across several countries, explains Dr Maurizio Savina, director at RMS.
This year’s World Cup in Russia has widely been regarded as one of the best ever.
AM Best has assigned the Lloyd’s Brussels hub a Financial Strength Rating of ‘A’ (Excellent) and a Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating of ‘a+’.
The future can be a perilous place, especially for the insurance sector, says Peter Staddon, managing director of the Managing General Agents’ Association. In an environment typified by tough market conditions, Brexit, and increasing waves of regulation,…
International cargo theft has a huge impact on the frequency and severity of insurance claims and the problem is increasing.
Insurance Europe president Andreas Brandstetter, CEO and chairman of UNIQA Insurance Group, said at a Solvency II conference in Brussels today that problems with the regulation need to be addressed.
Market modernisation, underwriting systems upgrades, and Brexit preparations are the top three 2018 priorities of Lloyd’s market chief operating officers, according to survey findings.
Professional qualifications play an essential role in building industry trust and recognition on the global stage, says Malcolm Hyde, executive director of the Chartered Institute of Loss Adjusters, however, the UK’s Brexit vote could put this into…
RSA's UK business will transfer all of its passported business for commercial customers to its recently approved post-Brexit hub in Luxembourg.
Lloyd's of London predicts which country will win the 2018 World Cup, based on the insurable value of the 32 football teams that start battling it out this week in Russia.
First quarter natural catastrophe losses cost Allianz €311m, more than any other insurer.