Archive for the ‘Insurance and Reinsurance’ Category

Willum Richards hands over chairmanship of the Association of Average Adjusters on its 150th anniversary to Richard Cornah

Willum Richards hands over chairmanship of the Association of Average Adjusters on its 150th anniversary to Richard Cornah
Richard Cornah, Willum Richards hands over chairmanship of the Association of Average Adjusters on its 150th anniversary to Richard Cornah The Association of Average Adjusters, set for a memorable 150th anniversary after launching the celebrations at its annual general meeting on May 9, 2019, has chosen...
May 24th, 2019 | Associations, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance, Person Profiles | Read More

AFL Insurance Brokers Appoints New UK CEO

AFL Insurance Brokers Appoints New UK CEO
Jonathan Bines AFL Insurance Brokers Appoints New UK CEO London, 9 May, 2019: Independent Lloyd’s broker AFL Insurance Brokers Ltd (AFL) is delighted to today announce the appointment of Jonathan Bines as CEO of AFL UK, as the business gears up for further international expansion in North America,...
May 9th, 2019 | Company Profiles, Insurance and Reinsurance, Person Profiles | Read More

Failure to check charterparty wording catches ship manager off guard

Failure to check charterparty wording catches ship manager off guard
Failure to check charterparty wording catches ship manager off guard International Transport Intermediaries Club (ITIC) has urged ship brokers and managers to check the terms of their charterparty agreements closely before signing, in order to avoid costly mistakes further down the line.  By way of...
May 7th, 2019 | Chartering, Fixtures, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance, Markets, P and I Clubs, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security | Read More

DQPro Recognised as a London Market Insurtech Leader

DQPro Recognised as a London Market Insurtech Leader
Nick Mair DQPro Recognised as a London Market Insurtech Leader DQPro, the data monitoring platform, now being used by 12 global insurance carriers and 35% of the London market; identified in Oxbow Partners’ 2019 Insurtech Impact25 report as one of the emerging insurtechs likely to have a major impact...
May 3rd, 2019 | Insurance and Reinsurance, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Reports | Read More

Premier, Finance Minister and Bermuda delegation head to insurance industry’s RIMS 2019 conference in Boston

Premier, Finance Minister and Bermuda delegation head to insurance industry’s RIMS 2019 conference in Boston
Premier, Finance Minister and Bermuda delegation head to insurance industry’s RIMS 2019 conference in Boston Hamilton, Bermuda, April 26, 2019: Finance Minister Curtis Dickinson will lead a delegation of government, regulatory and industry leaders to next week’s Risk and Insurance Management...
April 26th, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Insurance and Reinsurance | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin: April 2019 – Edition 1

HFW Insurance Bulletin: April 2019 – Edition 1
Costas FrangeskidesPartnerHolman Fenwick Willan LLP HFW Insurance Bulletin: April 2019 – Edition 1 In this issue: Regulation and legislation; Market Developments. 1. Regulation and legislation UK: Brexit – no deal, no risk? No chance! The FCA has published a speech given by Nausicaa Delfas,...
April 4th, 2019 | Insight, Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal | Read More

YouTube star Crosby, regulator Cox to speak at BCC 19

YouTube star Crosby, regulator Cox to speak at BCC 19
Regulator Jeremy Cox                                                       Comedian Tripp Crosby YouTube star Crosby, regulator Cox to speak at BCC 19 Hamilton, Bermuda, March 29, 2019: YouTube comedian Tripp Crosby and Executive Chair of the Bermuda Monetary Authority...
March 29th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Associations, Banking, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Insurance and Reinsurance | Read More

Nexus Launches Xenia Broking Group

Nexus Launches Xenia Broking Group
Colin Thompson Group Chief Executive Officer of Nexus London, Friday 29th March, 2019: Acquisitive insurance intermediary Nexus Group (Nexus) today announces the formation of Xenia Broking Group Limited (Xenia). Based in London, the new entity will consolidate Nexus’ broking activities which will...
March 29th, 2019 | Company Profiles, Insurance and Reinsurance | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin: March 2019 – Edition 2

HFW Insurance Bulletin: March 2019 – Edition 2
Costas FrangeskidesPartnerHolman Fenwick Willan LLP HFW Insurance Bulletin: March 2019 – Edition 2 In this issue: Regulation and legislation; Court cases and arbitration; Market Developments; HFW publications and events. 1. Regulation and legislation EU: No-deal Brexit – Temporary Permissions...
March 27th, 2019 | Arbiitration, Company Profiles, Insight, Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal, Person Profiles | Read More

Quotall welcomes leading e-commerce expert Craig Harper-Ashton to the board

Quotall welcomes leading e-commerce expert Craig Harper-Ashton to the board
Craig Harper-Ashton London, 25 March, 2019: Insurance e-trading specialist Quotall is delighted to announce that leading e-commerce expert Craig Harper-Ashton joins the Quotall board as a Non-Executive Director, effective March 2019. An established leader in designing and implementing e-commerce strategies...
March 25th, 2019 | Company Profiles, Consumers Market, Insurance and Reinsurance, Person Profiles, Trade and Commerce | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin: March 2019 – Edition 1

HFW Insurance Bulletin: March 2019 – Edition 1
Costas Frangeskides, Partner, Holman Fenwick Willan LLP HFW Insurance Bulletin: March 2019 – Edition 1 In this issue: Regulation and legislation; Court cases and arbitration; Market Developments; HFW publications and events. 1. Regulation and legislation France: Towards increased regulation of...
March 7th, 2019 | Insurance and Reinsurance, News | Read More

Bermuda life insurance sector marks 2018 growth

Bermuda life insurance sector marks 2018 growth
Members of BILTIR and the BDA joinedPremier Burt and Ministers Dickinson and Cainesfor a lunch hosted by the government this monthto discuss the long-term sector’s growth Hamilton, Bermuda, February 12, 2019 – Bermuda’s long-term insurance and reinsurance industry is marking a banner...
February 12th, 2019 | Events, Insurance and Reinsurance | Read More

IUA calls for new laws on driverless cars

IUA calls for new laws on driverless cars
Chris Jones People using driverless cars should still not take their eyes off the road, if they could be expected to take over the vehicle at short notice in an emergency, the International Underwriting Association (IUA) has stated. Unless a vehicle is highly automated users should be banned from performing...
February 12th, 2019 | Automobiles, Insurance and Reinsurance, IUA | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin: February 2019 – Edition 1

HFW Insurance Bulletin: February 2019 – Edition 1
Costas Frangeskides, Partner Holman Fenwick Willan LLP HFW Insurance Bulletin: February 2019 – Edition 1 In this issue: Regulation and legislation; Court cases and arbitration; Market Developments; HFW publications and events. 1. Regulation and legislation UK: Agreement between UK and Switzerland...
February 11th, 2019 | Arbiitration, Communication, Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal, Marine Insurance, Regulatory, Reports | Read More

IUA sets out priorities for London Company Market in 2019

IUA sets out priorities for London Company Market in 2019
Dave Matcham The publication of a major official report on the wholesale insurance market is just one of several regulatory issues expected to dominate the International Underwriting Association’s agenda in 2019. The body, which represents the London company market, has issued its annual business plan...
January 28th, 2019 | Associations, Insurance and Reinsurance, IUA, Marine Insurance, Reports, Sanctions | Read More

HFW: Insurance Bulletin – January 2019

HFW: Insurance Bulletin – January 2019
Costas Frangeskides, Partner, Holman Fenwick Willan LLP In this issue: Court cases and arbitration; Market Developments 1. Court cases and arbitration England & Wales: Making sense of jurisdiction clauses 2. Market developments UK: Pool Re withdraws terror attack event cover Andrew Bandurka Should...
January 25th, 2019 | Arbiitration, Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal | Read More

Bermuda raising profile of life & annuity insurance sector

Bermuda raising profile of life & annuity insurance sector
Jereme Ramsay Hamilton, Bermuda, January, 2019 – The Bermuda Business Development Agency (BDA) is partnering with the island’s fast-growing life and annuity re/insurance sector to promote a strong presence at the industry’s largest US conference this spring. For the first time,...
January 21st, 2019 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance | Read More

North is the first UK P&I Club to confirm post-Brexit trading arrangements

North is the first UK P&I Club to confirm post-Brexit trading arrangements
Paul Jennings, Chief Executive Officer, North P&I Club January 18, 2018 – North P&I, one of the world’s leading providers of marine insurance, today confirmed that its subsidiary in Ireland, North of England P&I DAC, has received authorisation as a non-life insurance business from...
January 18th, 2019 | Company Profiles, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance, Markets, News, P and I Clubs, Person Profiles | Read More

New IUA appointment to review central processing services

New IUA appointment to review central processing services
Peter Sammons The International Underwriting Association (IUA) has appointed a consultant to help its member companies make the most of their use of central London Market processing services. A review of service levels will be conducted and the full range of end-end-end business processes analysed, including...
January 17th, 2019 | Associations, Company Profiles, Insurance and Reinsurance, IUA, Marine Insurance, Person Profiles | Read More

AFL’s USA subsidiary Zodiac fills insurance gap with new D&O cover

AFL’s USA subsidiary Zodiac fills insurance gap with new D&O cover
Zodiac president David Wash London, 11 January, 2019: Lloyd’s broker AFL Insurance Brokers Ltd (AFL) is delighted to announce that its independent USA managing general agent subsidiary Zodiac Insurance Services, LLC. (Zodiac) has launched innovative new Directors and Officers (D&O) capacity for...
January 11th, 2019 | Company Profiles, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance, Person Profiles | Read More

Top 10 Bermuda market highlights 2018

Top 10 Bermuda market highlights 2018
Innovation The Bermuda market differentiated itself more than ever through pioneering legislation and aggressive business development this year. The proactive trailblazing boosted our competitive advantage and laid the foundation for a new industry, fintech, earning monikers like “Innovation...
December 21st, 2018 | Associations, Banking, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Finance, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance, Reports | Read More

HFW: Insurance Bulletin – December 2018

HFW: Insurance Bulletin – December 2018
Costas Frangeskides, Partner, Holman Fenwick Willan LLP In this issue: Regulation and legislation; Court cases and arbitration; HFW publications and events 1. Regulation and Legislation UK: The FCA’s Brexit Impact Assessment UK: Covered Agreement announced between the UK and the US EU: EIOPA consults...
December 19th, 2018 | Communication, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance, News | Read More

Duck Creek Technologies Noted in 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant Report for Non-Life Insurance Platforms, Europe

Duck Creek Technologies Noted in 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant Report for Non-Life Insurance Platforms, Europe
Bart Patrick London, UK, 4/12/2018 – Duck Creek Technologies Europe (DCTE) is delighted to announce that its parent company, Duck Creek Technologies, has been positioned as a Leader in the 2018 Gartner “Magic Quadrant for Non-life Insurance Platforms, Europe”. Headquartered in Boston, USA, Duck...
December 4th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance | Read More

Disaster Preparedness

Disaster Preparedness
Irene K. Notias and Theodore Chouliaras Project Connect and The Institute of Maritime Educational Studies, (IMES) present:  “NEVER FORGET” A seminar on disaster preparedness for children ages 9 to 99 that raises awareness that to act proactively saves lives! The training seminar on the prevention...
December 1st, 2018 | Charity, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Education and Training, Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Insurance and Reinsurance, Pollution | Read More

Ageas Insurance Chooses Duck Creek Claims and Policy For Portuguese Business

Ageas Insurance Chooses Duck Creek Claims and Policy For Portuguese Business
Bart Patrick Duck Creek Technologies announced today that the Portuguese business unit of Ageas (Ageas Seguros), a top insurer in Europe and Asia, has selected Duck Creek Claims and Duck Creek Policy as its platform for transformation to streamline operations and offer superior service to customers in...
November 29th, 2018 | Insurance and Reinsurance | Read More