In 2020 the International Association of Insurance Supervisors hopes to make key changes to how systemic risk in the insurance sector is measured and dealt with, in a move that could see more insurers face similar scrutiny to 'too big to fail' insurers…
The losses from the continuing 8 November California wildfires are expected to reach record levels, according to ratings agencies.
The Reserve Bank of New Zealand has welcomed the liquidation of CBL Insurance and will be publishing a review into it next year.
CBL Insurance’s administrators had been working on a restructuring proposal, but the firm has been placed into liquidation.
Hiscox has spent $15m preparing for business after Brexit, the specialist insurer disclosed in its third quarter trading statement.
As whiplash legislation speeds through parliament, claims management companies have increasingly been looking into other avenues to keep the coffers full and cavity wall insulation claims have spiked. CMCs may be the industry’s own bugbear, but this…
A holding company will be established for Ed and Besso, with Steve Hearn as group CEO. However the two BGC-owned brokers will remain separate companies.
Miller Insurance Services has reached an agreement to acquire marine and specialty broker, Alston Gayler and Co, for an undisclosed amount.
A week on from Hurricane Michael making landfall in Florida, estimates of the cost of the are beginning to emerge, running to as much as $21bn (£16.25bn).
Former Ingenie founder and CEO Richard King has teamed up with Munich Re Digital Partners to launch a new telematics motor provider Ticker in the new year.
Following yesterday's announcement by Aviva that Mark Wilson is to step down as group CEO of Aviva, Jonathan Swift reflects on why the move was not such the "shock" some painted it as.
In 2017, the combined underwriting results of the largest 100 UK non-life insurers improved but remained in the red. How well did insurers perform under pressure from strong competition and unfavourable claims trends?
Scor’s leadership has been accused of “gross negligence” over its rejection of a takeover bid from Covéa.
Insured losses from Hurricane Florence are likely to be between $1.7bn and $4.6bn, Air Worldwide estimates.
Marsh & Mclennan will buy Jardine Lloyd Thompson for $5.6bn (£4.2bn) in a move that will shore up the company’s position as the largest broker in the world.
Insured losses from Typhoon Jebi will be between $3bn (£2.3bn) and $5.5bn (£4.2bn), RMS estimates.
Swiss Re UK & Ireland CEO Frank O’Neill is leaving the business to pursue another opportunity.
Markel is to buy the world’s largest manager of insurance-linked securities, Nephila Holdings.
We have all experienced that heart-stopping moment when our phone rings and our eyes are greeted with the dreaded: "No caller ID."
TransRe, the reinsurance arm of Transatlantic Holdings has acquired the exclusive renewal rights to all of Maiden Re's US treaty reinsurance underwriting business.
In addition to insurers exposed to property risk, AM Best expects that motor insurers will see claims resulting from heavy rainfall.
The Lloyd’s Market Association has named Sheila Cameron, currently head of International Operations at Navigators Underwriting, as CEO.
Global reinsurers have turned to mergers and acquisition deals over the last year in order to remain relevant in the face of challenging market conditions, but S&P maintains a neutral view on this trend.
A regulatory deal is urgently needed to address Brexit contract issues for the insurance sector, the Association of British Insurers has said.