Challenging times for the oil and gas industry call for a change in the way insurers address energy risks, writes Nicola Harris, head of energy for Europe, Middle East and Africa at XL Catlin.
Some might have already labelled it a failure but open banking will continue to evolve and insurers should sit up and take notice. That is the view of The Marketing Eye's Neil Edwards, who believes these platforms could eliminate form filling and make…
The UK has seen 28 private equity deals in insurance over the past 18 months, half of total number in Europe.
Admiral will begin running its European insurance operations from Spain from the beginning of 2019, having received approval earlier this year.
The pressure on insurers to deny coal projects any form of cover may actually increase pollution, warns Hamish Roberts, head of JLT Specialty’s London-based power business.
Cyber terrorism is still very much a hypothetical threat but, with governments investing in cyber security to foil attacks, it’s a risk that insurance markets are watching closely
Brit’s pre-tax profit nose-dived 87.5% in the first six months of 2018 on the back of poor investment returns.
Managing general agents are facing a capacity crunch and the 'decile 10' initiative by Lloyd's to remove underperforming business is increasing pressure, explains Chris Hardcastle, managing director of Capsicum Delegated Authority.
Despite weather claims that hit operating profit, Aviva’s UK general insurance arm has reported a combined operating ratio of 94.3% for the first half of 2018, a slight increase on 2017, when it was 93.2%.
Dave Brosnan, CEO of CNA Hardy, explains why diversity is a business issue.
Insurance has come under fire for the way it prices policies. Jonathan Davidson, director of retail at the Financial Conduct Authority, discusses the problem with Martin Croucher
Gallagher saw its net earnings climb to $3.43bn for the first half of 2018, up 27% from $3.07bn in the same period in 2017.
Video: Pauline Miller (Lloyd's), Jason Groves (Marsh) and Matthew Fosh (Axis) on Dive In 2018 and #time4inclusion
Time for inclusion is the theme of the fourth edition of the Dive In festival, which will take place in late September to encourage diversity in the insurance industry.
Cycle insurers have mixed feelings about the European proposal to mandate insurance for electric bikes.
Former chairman of Lloyd’s John Nelson has called for a second referendum on Brexit, urging UK business to galvanise the public to understand “the true realities” of what the UK is facing.
The French compensation fund has so far paid out more than €75m (£67m) to over 2600 victims and relatives of casualties of the November 2015 Paris terror attacks.
Issues around the likes of data sovereignty have meant that predictive modelling has traditionally been managed internally. However, xx xx argues that this is more costly and makes businesses less agile, especially when major insurable events happen
A French court has rejected the claim filed against the French state by people who were injured or whose relatives died in the Paris attacks in November 2015.
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.
Despite the hype around insurtech, the barriers to entry remain high, not least because incumbents have reputational concerns that are hampering true customer-led disruption. Indeed, the likes of Lemonade have had to water down their original vision to…
Sir John Wells has stepped down as director and chair of CBL, along with two independent non-executive directors.
Axa has committed €50m (£44m) to its research fund over the next five years.
The Chickenshed theatre company gave a moving and uplifting performance outside the Lloyd’s building for the official launch of the fourth Dive In festival, whose theme this year is #time4inclusion.