Reinsurers face a demanding year of cost-cutting after the December contract renewal season delivered weaker prices for the fifth year in a row.
Insurers and reinsurers will only be too aware of the insured losses that arise on an annual basis from the UK construction industry.
One year after Storms Desmond and Eva, schemes are now available to make cover affordable for households and small businesses in areas at risk of flooding. As barriers to resilient repairs persist, the focus is shifting to a more precise mapping of the…
The legal environment for the settlement of serious injury claims in the UK changed radically with the introduction of Periodic Payment Orders.
Negotiations between the US and EU surrounding a bilateral agreement on reinsurance has been reiterated.
Planning the response to large-scale catastrophes is a must for all general insurers.
Munich Re is considering plans to provide its insurance services to Iran following sanctions relief at the beginning of the year, according to Iranian news broadcaster Press TV.
Richard Trubshaw, a property underwriter at Managing Agency Partners, has been named London’s leading underwriter based on broker nominations, according to a new report.
Neon has exited its unprofitable Italian medical malpractice account.
Argo Group is to acquire Ariel Re for approximately $235m (£187m).
Lancashire Holdings has reported a 30.4% increase in third quarter pre-tax profits, up to $42.9m (£34.4m) from $32.9m (£26.4m) for the same period last year.
Aon Benfield has appointed Nick Frankland to CEO of its UK business.
Stephen Punch will be in charge of regional clients and retrocession in Asia-Pacific for JLT Re from early next year.
Pool Re has launched the International Forum of Terrorism Risk Reinsurance Pools.
Sompo's president and CEO, Kengo Sakurada has said the Japanese insurer aims to build a business which competes on a global scale with its purchase of Endurance.
Randall and Quilter has taken on a portfolio of legacy exposures from Aviabel.
Data breaches, ransomware attacks and social media scams are all making the headlines and are the stuff of nightmares for risk managers. It’s not surprising then that the insurance industry has been occupied with trying to develop solutions that respond…
Sompo Canopius has appointed Thierry Pelgrin as head of continental Europe.
Reinsurance and global risks are by nature linked, since the reinsurance business is all about risk. To better understand reinsurance trends a look at the global risk landscape is required.
Swiss Re has reported a H1 net income of $1.9bn (£1.44bn), down from $2.3bn (£1.75bn) for the same period in 2015.
The Insurance Act is coming into force in two weeks and it will have a significant impact on reinsurers. Here is what they should watch out for in particular.
Blockchain could revolutionise the insurance and reinsurance industry.
Reinsurance rate softening has continued through the June/July renewal season and may “bump along the bottom for years”, according to Willis Re.
Insurance and reinsurance legacy specialist Compre has acquired Allianz IARD’s Ridgwell Fox & Partners pool legacy reinsurance business for an undisclosed sum.