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IUA voices support for forced labour clauses by London Market insurers

17 July, 2020 - 10:18
The trade body has backed the efforts made to combat forced labour and modern slavery.

Everest hires retail property group leader from Arch

17 July, 2020 - 09:40
The appointee was a regional vice president at Arch Insurance Group responsible for the commercial property portfolio.

Lloyd's approves e-trading risk platform Whitespace for unlimited use

17 July, 2020 - 09:24
The platform secures 'fully recognised' status within the first year of operations.

Aspen agrees three-way deal with Amynta & Fairfax unit to sell surety business

17 July, 2020 - 08:50
Amynta will acquire and Fairfax subsidiary Crum & Forster will assume Aspen’s in-force surety portfolio.

Swiss Re enters into $500m Viaduct Re sidecar deal with PGGM

16 July, 2020 - 14:54
Swiss Re’s sidecar vehicle has received second investment from Dutch pension investor PGGM.

Hyperion X picks new CEO as Rugge-Price becomes Howden chair in leadership reshuffle

16 July, 2020 - 14:48
The company says its consolidated platform and unified management team represents a 'new era for the broking group'.

CNA to post Q2 underwriting loss after $182m COVID-19 hit

16 July, 2020 - 14:12
The commercial insurer has estimated total catastrophe losses of $301 million in the second quarter 2020.

Kovrr adds former Lloyd's managing agent CRO to board

16 July, 2020 - 14:11
The appointee has over 20 years of experience as an actuary and chief risk officer in the insurance industry.

BMS grabs Aon trio to build new energy division

16 July, 2020 - 14:11
The re/insurance broker has formed a new energy division in Australia with senior specialists.

AXA IM appoints new executive chairman replacing Gérald Harlin

16 July, 2020 - 11:02
Harlin, AXA’s deputy chief executive officer, is retiring after 30 years with the group.

New female-centric MGA launches in Australia

16 July, 2020 - 10:45
The MGA's motor insurance will be underwritten by specialist re/insurer QBE.

In a COVID-19 world, will normal service ever be resumed?

16 July, 2020 - 10:28
COVID-19 disruption has been total, from mass home working to the rise of videoconferencing and the ongoing uncertainty over what is, or isn’t, allowed. How might insurers make the best of the recovery in a new reality that is still evolving? Intelligent Insurer reports.

Chile’s insurance outlook negative over 'diminished attractiveness & profitability'

16 July, 2020 - 10:24
AM Best assigns negative outlook to Chile’s insurance industry, which it says was 'already struggling prior to COVID-19'.

The Hartford to take $251m hit from COVID-19 losses in Q2

16 July, 2020 - 09:39
The incurred losses in property & casualty include reserves for business interruption claims, workers’ comp and financial lines.

Lloyd's exits US admitted business to focus on E&S and reinsurance

16 July, 2020 - 09:25
The move is a part of its strategy to focus on its core businesses where it is the market leader.

Guy Carpenter launches new facultative unit under Willis Towers Watson hire

16 July, 2020 - 08:55
The new team will develop semi-automatic facultative solutions to bridge the gap between traditional solutions and treaty products.

New 'game-changing' underwriting tool developed at Lloyd's Lab by insurtech Previsico

15 July, 2020 - 15:03
The new solution is designed to enhance insurers’ flood modelling capabilities.

Markel Specialty launches risk solution services

15 July, 2020 - 14:58
The unit will offer risk management solutions to navigate current and future risk trends.

CCR Re raises €300m in first bond issue

15 July, 2020 - 14:34
The company claims more than 150 investors based in France, Europe and Asia took part in the placement.

AI insurtech Lemonade enters pet health insurance space

15 July, 2020 - 14:34
The insurtech aims to make pet health insurance affordable and accessible.


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