In this month’s column, David Worsfold, a long-running commentator on the insurance market, talks about the fallout from the hardening market, the success of Flood Re and his issues with the Insurance Museum
To tie in with his deep dive into the birth of the UK direct insurance market, Jonathan Swift caught up with Direct Line co-founder and Churchill founder and former chairman and CEO Martin Long to talk about the birth and growth of both companies, their…
Heidelberg-headquartered Getsafe has launched a digital contents insurance product in the UK.
I wasn’t surprised to see that Lemonade has reportedly shelved its plans for an initial public offering, amid troubles in investor Softbank’s portfolio.
Insurtech Seyna has been approved as a non-life insurance risk carrier by the French Prudential Supervisory Authority.
US-based insurtech Lemonade has hired Jeff Brooks as chief marketing officer.
Heidelberg-headquartered Getsafe is planning to launch a contents and liability product in the UK in the first quarter of 2020.
As Markel International gears up for more growth across its national markets business and looks to build on its presence in Europe, Jen Frost spoke to Markel International president William Stovin about the history of the business and why Brexit has…
Finch and ICB Group will merge and rebrand under the name of their French parent company, Verlingue.
Risk managers, alongside accountants and regulators, must adopt a “more human-centred approach” to tackle the risks presented by climate change, the managing director of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development has said.
A decade into its journey, Trak Global is finally ready to break the US on the back of an acquisition and £40m plus private equity raise. CEO and co-founder Nick Corrie tells Jonathan Swift about why he prefers to get on and do things quietly than spout …
Insurtech Lemonade is fighting an injunction by T Mobile parent company Deutsche Telekom over use of the colour magenta.
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…
The political risk map of Europe is being changed by a toxic combination of uncertainty — both political and economic, populism, geopolitical changes, political violence and technological advances
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.
Allianz has reaffirmed its commitment to its open platform initiative despite there being outwardly little progress in the 18 months since it was first announced the plan at the beginning of 2018.
The Federation of European Risk Management Associations has elected Dirk Wegener, global head of corporate insurance at Deutsche Bank, as its next president.
New York-based insurtech Lemonade has launched in Germany.
The UK has seen a wave of consolidation in regional broking over the past few years, making competition for viable targets a challenge. In response, several consolidators are starting to look to Ireland and Europe as a potential area of expansion.
My son is learning about healthy living at school and a recent exercise sent home was to spend a day eating according to the Eatwell Guide.
Germany has adopted preliminary provisions, which could see the passporting rights of UK financial institutions, including insurers, temporarily extended in the event of a no-deal Brexit.
Allianz Deutschland’s Burkhard Keese has been confirmed as Lloyd’s of London next chief financial officer.
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.