Archive for the ‘Insurance and Reinsurance’ Category

North P&I Club strengthens cargo claims team

North P&I Club strengthens cargo claims team
David Richards May 1, 2018 – North P&I Club has further strengthened its specialist cargo claims team with the appointment of David Richards as Deputy Director (Cargo). This appointment is an important element in North’s ongoing commitment to provide the highest standards of service delivery...
May 2nd, 2018 | Claims, Company Profiles, HR, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance, News, P and I Clubs, Person Profiles | Read More

Enhanced Hazcheck Restrictions Portal Launched

Enhanced Hazcheck Restrictions Portal Launched
Exis Technologies, with the support of leading shipping and freight insurers, TT Club and UK P&I Club, is announcing its next phase of implementation of its Hazcheck Restrictions Portal at the transport industry’s Multimodal 2018 event at Birmingham’s NEC today* Birmingham & Darlington, UK, 1...
May 1st, 2018 | Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Marine Insurance, Technology | Read More

HFW Insurance and Reinsurance Brexit Considerations

HFW Insurance and Reinsurance Brexit Considerations
Richard Spiller, Partner Following the second phase of negotiations on the withdrawal agreement in March 2018, while progress has been made in clarifying the position in some respects, (re)insurance businesses are still waiting for answers to important questions on the future relationship between the...
April 30th, 2018 | Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal, Marine Insurance | Read More

Bermuda headed to RIMS 2018

Bermuda headed to RIMS 2018
Bermuda Premier the Hon David Burt Hamilton, Bermuda, April 11, 2018 – Premier and Minister of Finance the Hon David Burt leads a delegation of government, regulatory and industry leaders to next week’s Risk and Insurance Management Society (RIMS) annual conference and exhibition in San...
April 11th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Insurance and Reinsurance | Read More

Developing Markets, Meeting Demand, Delivering Capacity

Developing Markets, Meeting Demand, Delivering Capacity
Dave Matcham World Takaful Summit – Dubai 9 April 2018, Dave Matcham, CEO, IUA Viewers can find herebelow the script of a speech that International Underwriting Association chief executive Dave Matcham delivered today  (Monday 9 April) at the World Takaful Conference in Dubai: It is a pleasure to...
April 9th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Insurance and Reinsurance, IUA, Marine Insurance | Read More

15th Singapore International Reinsurance Conference

15th Singapore International Reinsurance Conference
Singapore, 23 March 2018 The reinsurance industry stands at a crossroads, driven by powerful winds of change  – the rapid pace of technological advancements that present opportunities and challenges by external disruptors and cyber threats – which has sparked the re-imagining of a new industry ecosystem,...
March 28th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin 12 March 2018

HFW Insurance Bulletin 12 March 2018
In this week’s Bulletin: 1. COURT CASES AND ARBITRATION England and Wales: Business interruption – proving the value of the claim England and Wales: Contextualism in the interpretation of insurance contracts England and Wales: Claims aggregation...
March 12th, 2018 | Communication, Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal, Marine Insurance, Reports | Read More

AIG’s Duperreault announced as keynote for Bermuda NYC forum

AIG’s Duperreault announced as keynote for Bermuda NYC forum
AIG CEO Brian Duperreault Hamilton, Bermuda, March 1, 2018 – AIG Chief Executive Officer Brian Duperreault will be the keynote speaker at a multi-industry event hosted May 2 in New York by the Bermuda Business Development Agency (BDA). The one-day Bermuda Executive Forum will be officially...
March 1st, 2018 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin 23 Feb. 2018

HFW Insurance Bulletin 23 Feb. 2018
Andrew Bandurka Regulation and Legislation Europe: Council of Europe agrees to delay the IDD On 14 February 2018, the Council of the EU announced in a press release that the transposition deadline and application date of the Insurance Distribution Directive ((EU) 2016/97) (IDD) will be delayed. The...
February 23rd, 2018 | Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance | Read More

New cyber-risk conference coming to Bermuda in 2018

New cyber-risk conference coming to Bermuda in 2018
The Canadian team behind a new cyber-risk conference coming to Bermuda  this year met at the BDA with some of the island’s risk-industry groups recently* Hamilton, Bermuda, February 21, 2018 – A new Bermudian edition of a successful North American cyber-risk conference will be held later...
February 21st, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance | Read More

Chaucer joins IUA

Chaucer joins IUA
Dave Matcham The International Underwriting Association has announced Chaucer Insurance Company DAC as its newest member company. The firm was established last year, as part of the wider Chaucer group, to write a broad range of international specialty insurance business. It offers clients greater choice...
February 20th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Insurance and Reinsurance, IUA, News | Read More

ING and EIB provide EUR 300m to finance green shipping

ING and EIB provide EUR 300m to finance green shipping
l to r: Stephen Fewster, Global Head of Transportation Finance at ING, Werner Hoyer EIB President, Isabel Fernandez, Head of Wholesale Banking at ING Amsterdam, 19 February 2018 – ING and the European Investment Bank (EIB) today signed an agreement to support green investments for the European...
February 19th, 2018 | Banking, Emissions, Environment, European Union, Finance, Inland Waterways, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Shipfinance | Read More

An IUA comment on the London Market electronic placement (PPL)

An IUA comment on the London Market electronic placement (PPL)
Dave Matcham Viewers can read herebelow a comment from the International Underwriting Association on Lloyd’s announcement (press release) about mandating Placing Platform Limited (PPL). Dave Matcham, chief executive of the IUA, said: “PPL can only be successful if it is widely used across the London...
February 5th, 2018 | Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance, News | Read More

New IUA report looks at liability insurance for drones

New IUA report looks at liability insurance for drones
Chris Jones Traditional aviation insurance policies are unlikely to address all elements of emerging risks from the rapidly increasing use of drones and general liability underwriters will have an important role to play in providing cover, according to a new report from the International Underwriting...
January 29th, 2018 | Aviation, Insurance and Reinsurance, IUA | Read More

Spotlight speakers announced for diversity-themed 2018 Bermuda Captive Conference

Spotlight speakers announced for diversity-themed 2018 Bermuda Captive Conference
Hamilton, Bermuda, January 19, 2018: Human rights visionary Derreck Kayongo and insurance industry leader Jonathan Reiss will be spotlight speakers at this year’s Bermuda Captive Conference, scheduled to run June 11-13 at Fairmont Southampton. Derreck Kayongo Both will address the three-day...
January 19th, 2018 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Insurance and Reinsurance | Read More

IUA identifies London Insurance Market priorities for 2018

IUA identifies London Insurance Market priorities for 2018
Dave Matcham Regulatory developments dominate priorities identified for the London company insurance market in 2018 by the International Underwriting Association. Whilst preparations for Brexit will continue to attract a great deal of attention, the year will also see firms adapting to several other...
January 17th, 2018 | Associations, Insurance and Reinsurance, IUA, Marine Insurance | Read More

IUA media comment on post-Brexit regulation of insurers

IUA media comment on post-Brexit regulation of insurers
Dave Matcham Please see below an IUA comment on today’s PRA, FCA and HM Treasury announcements relating to authorisations and permissions for insurers post-Brexit. Dave Matcham, chief executive of the International Underwriting Association welcomed news of the UK regulator’s intention to accommodate...
December 20th, 2017 | Associations, Insurance and Reinsurance, IUA, Marine Insurance | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin 20 Dec 2017

HFW Insurance Bulletin 20 Dec 2017
INSURANCE BULLETIN December 2017 Edition 3 In this week’s Bulletin: 1. COURT CASES AND ARBITRATION Brazil: Brazilian Superior Court ruling on Petrobras arbitration dispute...
December 20th, 2017 | Communication, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin 01 Dec 2017

HFW Insurance Bulletin 01 Dec 2017
Costas Frangeskides In this week’s Bulletin: 1. REGULATION AND LEGISLATION US: Flood Insurance market set for overhaul 2. COURT CASES AND ARBITRATION England & Wales: A reminder of the importance of the Arbitration Act rules of service Spain: The Prestige: Spanish Court holds London Club...
December 1st, 2017 | Communication, Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal, News | Read More

Insurer MS Amlin honours Marguerite Horner…

Insurer MS Amlin honours Marguerite Horner…
Marguerite Horner. Insurer MS Amlin honours Marguerite Horner for poignant painting of migrants’ church By James Brewer After surviving an arduous journey across North Africa and the Mediterranean and overland in France, only to be forced to bivouac on waste ground outside the port of Calais, a group...
November 25th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Charity, Exhibitions, Insight, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places, Photography | Read More

IUA issues Good Practice Guide for Delegated Authorities

IUA issues Good Practice Guide for Delegated Authorities
Dave Matcham A guide to good practice for delegated authority arrangements in the London company market has been published by the International Underwriting Association. The document urges firms to keep customer impacts uppermost in mind when outsourcing particular functions. It highlights the need for...
November 17th, 2017 | Insurance and Reinsurance, IUA, Marine Insurance | Read More

Grammenos’ Cass 4th Athens Triennial Meeting…

Grammenos’ Cass 4th Athens Triennial Meeting…
Anthony Papadimitriou at the podium; to his right the panel Picture by iris D. Liaskonis …is as you read these lines enfolding at the Onassis Cultural Centre (STEGI) in Athens, Greece and continues tomorrow with nearly 1,000 registrations… The Grammenos Brigade as we call it! Iris Liaskonis is...
November 10th, 2017 | Academia, Associations, Breaking News, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Environment, HR, Insurance and Reinsurance, Markets, Military, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin Nov 2017

HFW Insurance Bulletin Nov 2017
In this week’s Bulletin: 1. Regulation and Legislation UK and Europe: Insurance Distribution Directive – delayed until October 2018? Hong Kong: Insurance Authority promotes Fintech/Insurtech...
November 3rd, 2017 | Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal, Reports | Read More

Startups join Bermuda Innovation & InsurTech

Startups join Bermuda Innovation & InsurTech
          ABOUT    GR  |             AGENDA   Bermuda Innovation & Insurtech   November 6, 2017 Rosewood Bermuda | St George’s, Bermuda 20 STARTUPS TO ATTEND Following InsurTech Connect held in Las Vegas on October...
October 23rd, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance | Read More

Early Dry and Wet Market blues…

Early Dry and Wet Market blues…
John Faraclas Did I hear you say shipping business intuition, eh??? The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) despite a steady upwards …“spree” ended the day with four points down at 1,578, which on the other hand is 91 points plus since last week’s closing (1,487). The wets were both down. The Geopolitics...
October 20th, 2017 | Associations, Books, Charity, European Union, Events, Food and Drink, Insurance and Reinsurance, IUA, Marine Insurance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Politics and Government, Press and Media, Reports, Shipping Centers, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More