Outdated static rating factors and underwriting losses mean the marine market is ripe for disruption.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.
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…
Following on from the publication of the top 100 insurtech firms in April, Matt Connolly, CEO of Tällt Ventures, reflects on the major developments that are having an impact on the 25 top ranked start-ups.
Insurers’ cyber offerings have improved over the last five years, but consumers still struggle with the language and expressions used in policies.
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.
Here is what risk managers should be looking at when designing a multinational environmental insurance programme, says Suresh Krishnan, head of global accounts division at Chubb Europe.
Following the collapse of Danish insurer Alpha hundreds of black cab drivers were left unable to work and without any insurance cover. With little communication from the insurer the drivers took matters into their own hands and besieged the offices of a…
Business executives are underestimating supply chain and terror risks, writes CNA Hardy's CEO Dave Brosnan, urging them to beat the bunker.
AIG CEO Brian Duperreault has suggested that the insurer intends to make further acquisitions, following on from its purchase of insurance, reinsurance and asset management service provider Validus.
Scor has become the first reinsurer to use the new UK ILS regime to issue a catastrophe bond.
Aviva Ireland has completed the acquisition of life insurer Friends First for €130m (£116m) after receiving regulatory approval from the Central Bank of Ireland.
Protectionism is posing challenges to the insurance market, but also creating some opportunities, especially for trade credit cover.
Castel Underwriting Agencies has opened its first branch office in Amsterdam to support plans to expand its operations in Europe.
Allianz is to take an 8% stake in Africa’s leading reinsurer Africa Re.
With supply chains entwined through businesses like ivy, disruption risks are climbing. Under-utilised policy wordings and little-known specialist covers haven’t weeded them out
As economies in the Middle East diversify, new opportunities for insurers and reinsurers are beginning to show themselves. Is the London Market taking full advantage?
The Insurance Distribution Directive gives insurers a platform to engage with customers and to do so with transparency, writes Chris Wallace, executive director of Europe at QBE.
Open banking throws up some liability questions, explains James Tuplin, head of cyber and technology, media and telecoms – International at XL Catlin.
The UK is contemplating liability options as it wants to allow satellite launches from its soil.
Insurers should harness technology to enable clients to anticipate employees’ medical and security threats abroad. And as a result help reduce the risk of permanxiety, claims Chris Knight, head of corporate assistance services at Cega
Organisations are likely to be faced with data privacy claims, predicts Raf Sanchez, international breach manager at Beazley, warning cyber cover is only part of the solution.
Railways are travelling through a changing landscape of severe weather risks and terror perils, but perhaps none so arresting as the cyber threats raised by their new reliance on digital connectivity
Charles Taylor Insuretech Limited has acquired Latin American insurance technology software provider Inworx.