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…
Ireland’s insurance regulator has raised concerns over contingency planning of the sector in the run-up to Brexit.
Japanese insurer Aioi Nissay Dowa is restructuring its European operations in preparation for Brexit.
There are remaining uncertainties surrounding Brexit contingency plans and how a divorce from the European Union will affect investment into insurtech.
The Prudential Regulation Authority must develop proposals to remove the limitations of Solvency II for the insurance market, MPs have said.
European political instability and financial regulations are pushing demand for trade credit cover, especially from banks that are keen on optimising their capital.
A third of total premium across the whole London company market could be affected as a result of Brexit, a report has warned.
Insurers have been vocal about their feelings about the discount rate but Mark Cliff, executive chairman at Brightside Group, notes this has also affected brokers, who have been at the sharp end of market turmoil.
The UK government has admitted it is aware of the legal challenges posed by a potential loss of passporting rights.