Sara Mitchell has recently taken on the role of divisional president for the UK and Ireland retail business at Chubb. She talked to Stephanie Denton about her faith in the UK market, the importance of understanding the risks insurers are writing and not…
Over the past two years, awareness of how prevalent sexual harassment is in the workplace has reached perhaps unprecedented heights.
Company directors could face legal action if they fail to prepare adequately for a no-deal Brexit, with limitations to directors and officers cover meaning they could find themselves personally liable.
Helen Bancroft, liability manager, and Stuart Toal, casualty account manager, explain why insurance professionals need to work closely with employers to ensure they are prepared for more workplace inequality claims
Research and advisory business, Mactavish has warned the boards of UK companies increasingly run the risk of insurers not paying out on their claims due to lack of understanding of their responsibilities under new regulations, such as the Insurance Act…
Directors and officers are coming under ever closer scrutiny as pressure is mounting to comply with gender, cyber and environmental requirements, explains Catherina MacCabe, head of the International Management Liability focus group at Beazley.
The largest of the British Channel Islands, Jersey is located 100 miles from the south of England and 14 miles off the French coast. Covering 45 square miles, the island offers one of the world’s major international finance centres. For the island's…
Nexus Group has acquired Lloyd's coverholder Apsley Specialty.
Emerging Asia is set to remain the world’s fastest growing general insurance market in 2018.
Boards shouldn't turn their attention away from corporate, compliance and supply chain risks, warns Dave Brosnan, CEO of CNA Hardy Europe.
The recent introduction of compulsory insurance requirements for Italian law firms is yet another milestone for the country’s rapidly growing professional indemnity insurance market, explains Massimiliano Colombo, regional underwriting manager at QBE…
Ransomware attacks and data breaches have brought cyber insurance to the headlines but is this raising awareness of the product and do customers and brokers now understand its value?
Ulrich Schaller, portfolio manager, financial & specialty markets, at QBE Insurance (Europe), explains the specificities of the German D&O market.
Earlier this year, brokers were invited to score insurers on their claims handling, grading different classes of business on their performance from excellent to poor. Jonathan Swift examines the results
I often find myself targeted by banner ads ranging from pizza takeaways, to – inexplicably - elderly toilet aids.
Securities class actions are on the increase as law firms target smaller companies and focus on litigation related to initial public offerings
Brokers, there is still time left to shape the runners and riders for this year’s Underwriting Service Awards.
Recent events such as the Wanna Cry ransomware attack and British Airways’ computer outage have helped to drive sales of cyber insurance, but there are concerns that a significant part of the risk is being overlooked
A group of insurance law firms have joined together to create a formal network to share knowledge and delivering legal expertise and service clients across four continents.
Price wars in the motor sector have contributed to poor results for Polish insurers, but the market could be shaken up by upcoming distribution rules and potentially growing demand for property, liability and cyber policies.
Scots worldwide are preparing to celebrate the works of poet Robert Burns. Two lines from his famous poem Tam o'Shanter will be spoken at many events: "Gathering her brows like gathering storm, nursing her wrath to keep it warm".
Three new lines of business will launch on the London Market electronic placing platform PPL on Monday.
As a mum to an eight-month-old, the most high-tech my life gets is reading The Very Hungry Caterpillar. So I don't get many software or hardware issues.
With a spate of innovation in the directors’ & officers’ market, how is the cover staying relevant in a constantly changing world?