The protracted low interest rates and poor profitability could make illiquid assets increasingly attractive for insurance investors according to Bill Cooper, managing director and global head of insurance at Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking.
Kennedys partner Rachel Moore analyses the liability shift autonomous vehicles are operating in motor insurance.
A Blade Runner mist engulfed London on Monday as storm Ophelia blew Saharan sand into the capital. Struck by the eerie atmosphere, City workers tweeted pictures of the yellow sky, which an Irish commentator promised to look at “as soon as our houses land…
Insurers have been vocal about their feelings about the discount rate but Mark Cliff, executive chairman at Brightside Group, notes this has also affected brokers, who have been at the sharp end of market turmoil.
With technology rapidly changing what cars look like, Paul Heybourne, head of innovation operations for Aviva, maps the motoring landscape of the future.
Businesses are opening themselves up to online exposures every single day. What do companies and insurers need to do to bring themselves up to speed with these new risks and incoming regulations affecting this area?
Only a small portion of arson cases are prosecuted, so perhaps it’s time for the insurance industry to take ownership of this issue, as it has with fraud
Ogden reform could see fewer shocks from discount rate changes in future, AM Best said.
The UK's Brexit Withdrawal Bill is making its way through parliament but Nigel Teasdale, president of the Forum of Insurance Lawyers and partner at DWF, believes this will make interactions with the European Union even more important for the insurance…
The European Union and the United States has today signed the so-called covered agreement on prudential reinsurance measures.
Earlier today an email dropped into my inbox confirming what many had suspected for a while, the insurtech start-up Guevara was no more.
Insurers scored a victory on the discount rate but still have work to do, says James Dalton, director for general insurance policy at the Association of British Insurers.
The limitation for childhood abuse will be lifted next month in Scotland, writes Graeme Watson, partner at Clyde & Co, urging insurers to brace for a surge of claims.
I often find myself targeted by banner ads ranging from pizza takeaways, to – inexplicably - elderly toilet aids.
Manchester Underwriting CEO Charles Manchester examines the possible knock-on effects of the Grenfell Tower tragedy on the professional indemnity market.
As goverment returns to business, Andy Watson, CEO of Ageas UK, reminds MPs that there are still three major areas of policy affecting insurance that need to be properly addressed before insurers can begin to control and then reduce customer premiums.
Many companies have written off the apprenticeship levy that came into force in April as another tax but Lisa Meigh, director of HR and Learning at Covéa Insurance, sees a pot to further future generations of insurance workers.
There was some good news and some bad news this week for the insurance industry.
Insurers took to Twitter to express their satisfaction with the new mode of calculation for the discount rate, which the government unveiled today.
Insurers have welcomed government plans to alter the way the discount rate is set in future.
Fire regulations are coming under scrutiny after the Grenfell disaster, says Vikki Watt, health & safety partner at BTO.
Insurers should fund the replacement of lead pipes, instead of having them repaired, urges Chris Cowen, client relationship manager at Auger, arguing this will cut claims in the long term.
John Ludlow, CEO of the Association of Insurance and Risk Managers, looks at the successes and failures of the Insurance Act, which came into force a year ago.
The Lloyd’s Market Association has launched a political risk working group to examine regulatory issues affecting banking sector.