Archive for the ‘Insurance and Reinsurance’ Category

Volatility knocks again…CAUTION!

Volatility knocks again…CAUTION!
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended earlier on today at 1,632 points, 42 higher than yesterday “thanks” to the volatile as ever Capes. Geopolitics remain more than perplexed… John Faraclas’ daily brief: The Capes’ BCI surpassed once …again the 3,000 point threshold – actually...
July 12th, 2018 | Events, Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal, Marine Insurance, Shipping Indices, Social Columns, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

IUA press comment on Brexit White Paper

IUA press comment on Brexit White Paper
Dave Matcham Viewers can find here below a comment from the International Underwriting Association on the publication of the UK Government’s Brexit White Paper Dave Matcham, chief executive of the International Underwriting Association, said: “The IUA welcomes publication of the Government’s Brexit...
July 12th, 2018 | Insurance and Reinsurance, IUA | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin 12 July 2018

HFW Insurance Bulletin 12 July 2018
Costas FrangeskidesPartnerHolman Fenwick Willan LLP The HFW Insurance Bulletin weekending 12 July 2018 In this week’s Bulletin: 1. REGULATION AND LEGISLATION UK: EIOPA launches InsurTech insight survey UK: InsurTech – four legal and regulatory challenges that all new products face UK:...
July 12th, 2018 | Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal, Marine Insurance, News | Read More

A Twenty-five Year Partnership in Safeguarding Russian Freight

A Twenty-five Year Partnership in Safeguarding Russian Freight
TT-Club-50th-Anniversary-Dinner-in-Moscow TT Club and its partner in Russia, the CIS countries and Baltics, Panditrans celebrate both TT Club’s 50thanniversary and their twenty-five year partnership in providing a unique insurance and risk management service to the freight industry.  TT Club insureds,...
July 10th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Events, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance | Read More

Endeavour Insurance Services appoints Karen Allen as CEO designate

Endeavour Insurance Services appoints Karen Allen as CEO designate
Karen A. Allen London, 10 July, 2018:     Lloyd’s broker and delegated authority specialist Endeavour Insurance Services (Endeavour) today announces that Karen Allen is to be appointed CEO designate of Endeavour, and will be joining the business in October, 2018. Karen has spent her career of...
July 10th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Insurance and Reinsurance, Person Profiles | Read More

IMCA staging September contracts and insurance seminar

IMCA staging September contracts and insurance seminar
Nathalie Louys, Chair of the IMCA Contracts & Insurance Committee ‘Seminar theme ‘Back to the Negotiating Table – Working Together Three pillars of discussion – ethics and compliance; maintaining a FAIR risk allocation; and panel discussion on current issues With its theme ‘Back to the...
July 10th, 2018 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance | Read More

Claims teams talent needs to be unleashed to reap the benefits of digitalisation: PwC’s Claims Workforce of the future: 2030

Claims teams talent needs to be unleashed to reap the benefits of digitalisation: PwC’s Claims Workforce of the future: 2030
Jim Bichard, UK insurance leader at PwC Insurance claims teams must adapt if they are to not just survive the inevitable impact of technology but also harness the benefits, according to a new report from PwC. The report, launched today to coincide with the Lloyd’s Market Association’s (LMA)...
July 4th, 2018 | Claims, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin 2 July 2018

HFW Insurance Bulletin 2 July 2018
Costas Frangeskides, PartnerHolman Fenwick Willan LLP In this week’s Bulletin: 1. REGULATION AND LEGISLATION EU: EIOPA Chairman speaks about European supervision in a changing environment and EIOPA’s priorities UK: Insurance contract law reform: English and Scottish Law Commissions publish updated...
July 2nd, 2018 | Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance | Read More

Endeavour Insurance Services Outsources and Streamlines Claims Process thanks to Digital Transformation

Endeavour Insurance Services Outsources and Streamlines Claims Process thanks to Digital Transformation
Endeavour Founder and CEO David Lawrence London, Monday 2nd July, 2018:  Lloyd’s broker and delegated authority specialist Endeavour Insurance Services (Endeavour) today announces that it has outsourced its claims processing services to Advent Insurance Management (Advent). During 2017, Endeavour...
July 2nd, 2018 | Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance | Read More

ITIC helps ship manager successfully refute owner’s allegation of negligence

ITIC helps ship manager successfully refute owner’s allegation of negligence
International Transport Intermediaries Club (ITIC) has successfully defended a ship manager against allegations of negligence made by a shipowner following the loss of a lifeboat overboard. The lifeboat was subsequently found drifting off the port of Naze, Japan, after the master of the vessel had reported...
June 26th, 2018 | Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal, Marine Insurance, P and I Clubs, Shipmanagement | Read More

IUA publishes BREXIT contract continuity clause

IUA publishes BREXIT contract continuity clause
Chris Jones A Brexit clause has been published by the International Underwriting Association to help companies manage insurance contracts as the UK leaves the European Union. The Brexit Contract Continuation Clause aims to clarify how firms will continue to pay claims despite any business disruption...
June 25th, 2018 | European Union, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance, Organisations, Politics and Government | Read More

Video interviews from BDA Executive Forum New York

Video interviews from BDA Executive Forum New York
Hamilton, Bermuda, June 22, 2018 – Bermuda’s Premier, Minister of National Security and leaders of Bermuda’s global business sector highlighted the scope and opportunities of the island’s financial market during last month’s cross-industry forum in New York organised by...
June 22nd, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Finance, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance, Safety and Security | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin 22 June 2018

HFW Insurance Bulletin 22 June 2018
Costas Frangeskides, partner HFW INSURANCE BULLETIN, JUNE 2018 EDITION 3 In this issue: Regulation and legislation; Market developments; HFW Publications and events 1. Regulation and legislation UK: FCA regulation of claims management companies: FCA consults on proposed rules Following a review of claims...
June 22nd, 2018 | Insight, Insurance and Reinsurance, IUA, Legal, Marine Insurance | Read More

AM BestTV features Captive Conference industry leaders

AM BestTV features Captive Conference industry leaders
Bermuda: the place Hamilton, Bermuda, June 21, 2018: Deputy Premier Walter Roban was among industry and government leaders interviewed by AM BestTV’s Meg Green during this month’s 14th annual Bermuda Captive Conference at the Fairmont Southampton.  The three-day conference registered...
June 21st, 2018 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance | Read More

AIG’s Kathleen Bibbings named new BIMA President

AIG’s Kathleen Bibbings named new BIMA President
New Bermuda Insurance Management Association (BIMA) President Kathleen Bibbings Hamilton, Bermuda, June 5, 2018 – Kathleen Bibbings, who has more than 30 years’ experience in the insurance industry and currently heads up AIG’s Bermuda captive operations, has been appointed President...
June 5th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Insurance and Reinsurance, Person Profiles | Read More

IUA forms new cyber reinsurance group

IUA forms new cyber reinsurance group
Chris Jones IUA FORMS NEW CYBER REINSURANCE GROUP  FOR LONDON COMPANY MARKET A new cyber group dedicated specifically to considering the concerns of reinsurers has been established by the International Underwriting Association. The move follows a growing interest amongst reinsurance practitioners in...
May 23rd, 2018 | Associations, Insurance and Reinsurance, IUA | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin 18 May 2018

HFW Insurance Bulletin  18 May 2018
Costas Frangeskides, Partner, Holman Fenwick Willan LLP In this week’s Bulletin:
May 18th, 2018 | Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal | Read More

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