BLM has named Damian Cleary as head of London market and Gavin Coull as head of reinsurance as the law firm targets growth in Lloyd’s.
Sir John Wells has stepped down as director and chair of CBL, along with two independent non-executive directors.
AM Best has assigned the Lloyd’s Brussels hub a Financial Strength Rating of ‘A’ (Excellent) and a Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating of ‘a+’.
Liberty Specialty Markets has entered into a renewal rights agreement with Ironshore Europe to take on its European non-merger & acquisition business and staff.
This month began with a bang as the annual British Insurance Awards highlighted the talent in the sector in 1950s style, with industry stalwart John O’Roarke being handed the Achievement Award.
Holidaying in North Korea isn’t most people’s idea of the dream summer break, but the kite surfing, Caterham racing CEO of Hiscox, Bronek Masojada, sees it as just another part of living life in the fast lane, as he explains to Ryan Hewlett
The challenges of bringing Lloyd’s trading into the 21st century
Folgate Insurance has received approval from the Prudential Regulation Authority to start writing insurance and reinsurance business.
Market modernisation, underwriting systems upgrades, and Brexit preparations are the top three 2018 priorities of Lloyd’s market chief operating officers, according to survey findings.
Exclusive: Hiscox CEO Bronek Masojoda cast doubt on the UK regulator's ability to make good on its promise to create a flexible framework for ILS business in London.
Outdated static rating factors and underwriting losses mean the marine market is ripe for disruption.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.
Parametrics, a specialised form of reinsurance or insurance used mainly in catastrophe bonds, could become more mainstream as risk managers seek to overcome some of the limitations of traditional insurance, according to a survey.
Scor has become the first reinsurer to use the new UK ILS regime to issue a catastrophe bond.
The UK specialty insurance market suffered the costliest year on record in 2017 as natural catastrophe activity took its toll on underwriting performance.
Aon has named Andrew Marcell as CEO of Reinsurance Solutions.
Protectionism is posing challenges to the insurance market, but also creating some opportunities, especially for trade credit cover.
Allianz is to take an 8% stake in Africa’s leading reinsurer Africa Re.
Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway became the world's third-largest reinsurer in 2017, ending European dominance over the top four.
Lloyd’s has received regulatory approval from the National Bank of Belgium for its Brussels subsidiary.
Stuart McMurdo has been named CEO of Scor’s UK insurance business.
As economies in the Middle East diversify, new opportunities for insurers and reinsurers are beginning to show themselves. Is the London Market taking full advantage?
Property and casualty insurer Lancashire Holdings saw a 48% jump in pre-tax profit for the first-quarter.
It is unlikely that all robots will require cover, Victor Fornasier and Kathryn Mycock, partner and associate at Hogan Lovells, examine the rationale for compulsory insurance.
Lloyd’s chief financial officer John Parry, has decided to leave the Corporation after 17 years.