Tort on the course.

From harmless schoolgirl fun in the classroom to golf and cricket balls going AWOL the law of tort has brought us several apparently conflicting cases, as Ken Cannar explains.

IBRC's whos-who.

The Insurance Brokers Registration Council (IBRC) has published amended lists, extracts and register...

Ringing in the changes.

What are the implications for the Lloyd's market of the Financial Services Authority's authorisation of members' agents? This was the question tackled by Christian Hook and Ian Clark at an Old Bailey presentation.

BIPAR looks at IT.

European broker association Bureau International Producteurs Assurances et Reassurances (BIPAR) is h...

IFA Sales.

UNUM has launched point-of-sale software designed to simplify the sales process for IFAs. ProductPar...

French growth.

French reinsurers increased their net post-tax profits by 38% to Fr 3.3bn in 1997 on gross premium i...

Nine into one does go.

The nine UK financial services regulators are undergoing sweeping changes that could affect reinsurers, cedants and brokers.

Tracking the Lloyd's bear.

Using SURL's premium rating indices may make it possible to find the bottom of the insurance cycle at Lloyd's, says Robert C.B. Miller.

An unlawful marriage?

Travelers and Citicorp hope that their unprecedented merger will force a change in the law, says Kevin Hughes.

Peak performance.

Switzerland's efforts to remain competitive in the global economy make it an attractive home for captives, says Hans Erik Engelbrekts.

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