Chris Lay enjoyed his time in Canada but Marsh’s new UK and Ireland CEO has no doubt that London is the place to be. “The UK is a priority for Marsh,” he told Cecile Brisson, just before the world’s biggest broker bought off London-based broker Jardine…
The insurance market and the tourism industry have not always had reputations for embracing the latest technology. But things are changing and digital advances such as geo-location and data analytics will only help accelerate the pace of change
Despite the large amounts of money associated with booking and kitting out for winter sports holidays, there will still be skiers and snowboarders heading overseas this winter with inappropriate cover. What are insurers doing to prevent policyholders…
Insurers have warned of an extra layer of bureaucracy for drivers in the form of ‘green card’ permissions to drive in Europe, if a no deal Brexit occurs.
Atradius' Stuart Ramsden on Brexit insolvencies - and credit insurance becoming a business essential
Brexit and other uncertainties have increased business insolvencies and demand for trade credit insurance, writes Stuart Ramsden, head of commercial for UK & Ireland at Atradius.
Lloyd’s chief commercial officer, Vincent Vandendael, is to leave the Corporation after almost six years, moving to Everest Insurance as CEO of International Insurance in early 2019.
A regulatory deal is urgently needed to address Brexit contract issues for the insurance sector, the Association of British Insurers has said.
The London and International Insurance Brokers’ Association has written to the Prime Minister raising concerns over the government’s planned equivalence regime for brokers post-Brexit.
Insurers need to keep pushing their priorities now for an effective Brexit plan, writes Andy Watson, CEO of Ageas UK, urging the industry to work with the government to achieve a realistic negotiating strategy.
Overall, top-line growth for the 30 largest European insurers has been steady, reflecting the underlying economic conditions throughout Europe, explain Tim Prince and Yvette Essen, director of analytics and director of research at AM Best
Aspen Re’s CEO Thomas Lillelund has been appointed CEO of AIG Europe SA, subject to regulatory approval.
Insurance has come under fire for the way it prices policies. Jonathan Davidson, director of retail at the Financial Conduct Authority, discusses the problem with Martin Croucher
Two years ago, when I told my friends that I got a job as an insurance journalist, they were baffled. They still are.
After working with the European Federation of Loss Adjusting Experts for a number of years, Malcolm Hyde has taken on board the role as president.
JLT has said that carrying more bolt-on acquisition in the European Union is ‘entirely possible’ and that it is executing business operations in preparation for a no deal Brexit scenario.
As part of their Brexit preparations, Chubb European Group and ACE Europe Life have both converted to Societas Europaea.
Former chairman of Lloyd’s John Nelson has called for a second referendum on Brexit, urging UK business to galvanise the public to understand “the true realities” of what the UK is facing.
The Financial Conduct Authority has said that it is planning for a no deal Brexit and is hoping for a transition deal through late 2020.
Markel has been granted a license by BaFin, the German federal financial supervisory authority, to establish an insurance company in Germany.
The future can be a perilous place, especially for the insurance sector, says Peter Staddon, managing director of the Managing General Agents’ Association. In an environment typified by tough market conditions, Brexit, and increasing waves of regulation,…
The government’s blueprint for a future trading relationship with Europe would be the “worst possible scenario” for the insurance industry, trade bodies have warned.
Broker consolidator PIB will look to grow in Europe, CEO Brendan McManus told a conference.
Exclusive: A UK entity connected to an offshore Arron Banks holding firm has applied to be struck off the register of companies.
The UK’s financial industry completed 83 M&A deals during the first half of this year, with insurance M&A totaling at £4.5bn.