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.
Several UK insurers are in discussions over the possible adoption of a device that blocks the physical use of a phone by the driver in a moving vehicle.
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.
Cycle insurers have mixed feelings about the European proposal to mandate insurance for electric bikes.
Liberty Specialty Markets has entered into a renewal rights agreement with Ironshore Europe to take on its European non-merger & acquisition business and staff.
Outdated static rating factors and underwriting losses mean the marine market is ripe for disruption.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.
RSA's UK business will transfer all of its passported business for commercial customers to its recently approved post-Brexit hub in Luxembourg.
Castel Underwriting Agencies has opened its first branch office in Amsterdam to support plans to expand its operations in Europe.
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…
Extratropical Cyclone Eleanor is estimated to have caused €643m (£571m) in insured property market losses, according to Perils.
Generali has completed the sale of its entire shareholding in Generali Nederland to ASR Nederland.
JLT Specialty has bolstered its cyber practice in continental Europe with the appointment of former Aon cyber lead Sjaak Schouteren.
Liberty Specialty Markets has appointed Renske Franken-le-Clercq as head of European claims for commercial and specialty business written in LSM’s European branches outside London.
Water resilience can reduce the trauma and cost of restoring a flooded property, writes Roy Shevlin, building consultancy services director at Cunningham Lindsey.
The UK P&I Club has set up a post-Brexit European hub in the Netherlands.
International cargo theft has a huge impact on the frequency and severity of insurance claims and the problem is increasing.
Generali Group has entered into a share purchase agreement to dispose its entire shareholding in Generali Nederland.
Securities class actions are on the increase as law firms target smaller companies and focus on litigation related to initial public offerings
Perils has pegged insurance and reinsurance industry losses for Storm Thomas at €249m (£229m).
Almost $1bn ($985m) was invested in insurtech in the second quarter of 2017.
Liberty Specialty Markets is to begin underwriting fine art and specie in the Netherlands.
Cunningham Lindsey has launched a team in response to greater demand for offshore renewable wind energy in the Netherlands.
A recent European ruling that means insured motorists will pay repairs for uninsured drivers has caused outrage in the industry. What is the extent of uninsured driving in Europe, how do national differences compare and which policies work?
Half of insurers in Europe that don’t currently share information with competitors on fraud wish to do so, according to a survey.