As US states introduce a new wave of legislation intended to encourage businesses to reopen without the fear of an onslaught of Covid-related lawsuits, Andrea Best and Kristi Garrett of law firm Mc Dermott, Will & Emery ask whether these liability…
Beazley has posted a pre-tax loss of $13.8m (£10.8m) for the first half of 2020 after seeing claims surge for its contingency and property divisions amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
The industry has found itself under the spotlight for all the wrong reasons during the Covid-19 pandemic. However, one area where it should be singing its praises is life sciences. Post investigates how brokers and insurers have supported the quest for…
PREMIUM: The insurance industry has suffered very large losses from natural disasters over the past two centuries and this still remains a problem today, with 409 natural catastrophe events totaling $232bn in losses in 2019. Post looks at some of the…
The UK government recently took the decision to legalise the use of rental electric scooters on public roads. Glyn Thompson, head of the motor sector focus team at the Forum Of Insurance Lawyers and technical lead motor at Weightmans, looks at what the…
Arch policyholders whose business interruption claims were confirmed to be covered by the insurer have been told that their payments could be “reduced to zero” depending on the outcome of the Financial Conduct Authority's test case.
With analysts cautioning the Covid crunch will begin to bite insurers in the second quarter of 2020, Post investigates what impact the coronavirus pandemic has already had in the first quarter
The liquidator of unrated insurer Gable has found ‘trapped funds’ in the company originally valued at CHF 85m (£71.8m) are not recoverable.
Direct Insurance Group has appointed Andy Graham as head of specialist liability for its London market and Lloyd’s broking division.
With the UK government ready to introduce e-scooters on the roads from this weekend as part of trials, the British Insurance Brokers’ Association has called for the development of a “low-level minimal insurance requirement."
In the 30th episode of Post and Insurance Age’s video series we gathered together an expert panel to discuss what the future holds for managing general agents.
Ecclesiastical delivered £58m in post-tax profit last year, more than treble the £15.2m achieved in 2018, according to a filing at Companies House.
It is the year 2030. After a number of false starts the government finally introduced its Whiplash reforms in April 2022 following delays due to the extended impact of Brexit and Covid 19.
In the second of a new monthly series, Post looks into the future at how the insurance market might change, with each part focusing on a specific issue. Jonathan Swift fast forwards a decade to look at how a new era of collaboration and ethics changed…
The Northern Irish Department of Justice has launched a consultation into possible changes to the legal framework for setting the personal injury discount rate.
Markel International has stopped writing wholesale personal accident and contingency insurance as its refocuses the PACE portfolio exclusively on entertainment with immediate effect.
The Financial Conduct Authority has said if necessary it will argue 'contra proferentem' in its business interruption High Court test case. Post explores what this means.
The Ministry of Justice has defended its decision to remove alternative dispute resolution from the incoming whiplash portal having received criticism from claimant lawyers over the move.
The Financial Conduct Authority has brought new guidance into force with immediate effect, telling insurance businesses to consider the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the value of their products.
Axa has estimated it will face €1.2bn (£1.07bn) in property and casualty coronavirus related costs along with spending €300m on ‘solidarity measures’.
Randall & Quilter Investment Holdings has reported a 180% rise in pre-tax profit from continuing operations to £40.1m for the year ended 31 December 2019.
The UK government has been urged to “err on the side of caution” when dictating the rules of e-scooter trials next month.
Lawyers have warned that insurers could face an influx of employers' liability claims after the government changed it stance and is actively encouraging those who can’t work from home to return to their workplace following an easing of coronavirus…
Pricing momentum towards a hard insurance and reinsurance market will continue with the coronavirus crisis acting as a catalyst for steeper rate increases, industry executives have said.