UK CEO, XL Catlin
CEO, AIG UK
CEO, QBE European Operations
Chair, Commissariat aux Assurances (Luxembourg)
Insurers look for alternative bases
European insurers operating in the UK will be able to continue to do so even after Brexit, according to plans outlined by the Prudential Regulation Authority.
Insurers have received an early Christmas present in the form of a proposed delay of seven months to the implementation of the Insurance Distribution Directive.
Navigators has purchased two Belgium-based businesses in a €35m deal which it hopes will allow continued access to the European market after Brexit.
Taking risks is in the DNA of many media and technology firms and insurance should be the enabler that allows them to do this effectively.
Concerns remain but outlook for global trade shows positive signs, says Axel Theis, member of the board of management of Allianz SE.
In November, the Forum of Insurance Lawyers appointed Stephen Hines as its 22nd president in its 25th anniversary year. Post sat down with him to discuss his aims and ambitions for the group.
Liberty Specialty Markets will redomicile its insurance company from the UK to Luxembourg, rather than set up a separate legal entity.
The insurance sector has welcomed news that the UK and EU plan to move onto the next phase of Brexit talks but stresses the need for certainty on the UK’s future trading relationship with the bloc.
Kieran Jones, head of insurance and partner at Weightmans, explains how insurers may continue to write business in the European Economic Area after Brexit.
Insurers and long term savings firms paid out £160m to customers last year, the equivalent to the cost of around 700 houses.
George Chapman, in charge of fund and institutional sales at Afex, explains how insurers can manage currency risks after the fall in sterling following the UK's vote to leave the European Union.
The government must solve the problem of passporting rights to secure the future of the insurance sector after Brexit, the Financial Conduct Authority’s CEO has warned.
The London Market Group has outlined a free trade agreement for the insurance sector to help the industry navigate trade issues during Brexit negotiations.
The past year has been a stormy one for the insurance market – and not just in terms of weather: the discount rate saga and the insurance premium tax hike helped propel motor premiums to stratospheric highs. Industry figures see clearer skies, however,…
Bermuda-based P&C (re)insurer Sompo International is planning to establish a European headquarters in Luxembourg.
Motor premiums could fall in 2018 as an expected change in the Ogden rate could reverse some of the losses faced by insurers, EY said.
This week I attended a briefing on hostage negotiation skills organised by an underwriting association and a wine tasting hosted by a rehabilitation provider.
The government must secure an urgent transition deal for financial services to halt an exodus from the City, a senior peer has warned.
The insurance industry is currently battling with a multitude of uncertainties: Brexit, Ogden, and the impact of technology. Mike Brown, senior partner, and Alistair Kinley, director of policy and government affairs, BLM, spoke to Post about how those…