Archive for the ‘Insurance and Reinsurance’ Category

HFW Insurance Bulletin 23 June 2017

HFW Insurance Bulletin 23 June 2017
In this week’s Bulletin: 1. Regulation and legislation UK: PRA publishes boardroom diversity proposals – but do they go far enough? EU: EIOPA publishes MoU with World Bank 2. Court cases and...
June 23rd, 2017 | Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal | Read More

Publication of EU Contract Continuation Clause

Publication of EU Contract Continuation Clause
Chris Jones The Aviation Insurance Clauses Group (AICG) has published a new model EU contract continuation clause (reference AVN 121). The AICG was established in June 2005 by the International Underwriting Association of London and the Lloyd’s Market Association.  It publishes non-binding standard...
June 19th, 2017 | Airline Industry, Aviation, Insurance and Reinsurance, IUA | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin 16 June 2017

HFW Insurance Bulletin 16 June 2017
In this week’s Bulletin: 1. Court cases and arbitration England and Wales: Beware exemption clauses England and Wales: Claimant sued “driverless” car England and Wales: Importance of complying...
June 16th, 2017 | Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal, Marine Insurance | Read More

SRA announces executive committee line-up for 2017/18

SRA announces executive committee line-up for 2017/18
Marc Haushofer Monday, 12 June 2017 – The Singapore Reinsurers’ Association (SRA) has announced the line-up of its Executive Committee (EXCO) for the 2017/2018 term of office with Mr Marc Haushofer, Chief Executive Officer, Asia Pacific & Executive Vice President of Validus Reinsurance Company,...
June 12th, 2017 | Associations, Insurance and Reinsurance, IUA, Marine Insurance, Person Profiles | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin 9 June 2017

HFW Insurance Bulletin 9 June 2017
Rebecca Huggins In this week’s Bulletin: 1. Regulation and legislation Europe: Proposal to merge European insurance and banking supervisory authorities causes controversy Europe/UK: Don’t expect concessions – EU insurance policy mirrors tough political stance on Brexit 2. Court cases...
June 9th, 2017 | Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal, Marine Insurance | Read More

A ‘youthful’ Association of Average Adjusters celebrates its 148th anniversary at 2017 annual dinner

A ‘youthful’ Association of Average Adjusters celebrates its 148th anniversary at 2017 annual dinner
Partial view of Association event at Savoy Hotel. New generations are upholding the finest traditions of expert service to the global marine insurance market, speakers at the 2017 annual dinner of the Association of Average Adjusters declared. They praised the Association for nurturing an education programme...
June 7th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Associations, Events, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance, News | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin 26 May 2017

HFW Insurance Bulletin 26 May 2017
In this week’s Bulletin: 1. Regulation and legislation EU: Expiry of the Insurance Block Exemption Regulation 2. Court cases and arbitration England & Wales: Gard Marine v China National:...
May 26th, 2017 | Communication, Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal, Marine Insurance | Read More

Marsh: Relocate to new premises in Athens

Marsh: Relocate to new premises in Athens
We are pleased to inform you that Marsh will be relocated to new premises. Due to this event, the office will be closed on Friday, May 26, 2017.  On Monday, May 29 2017, Marsh will operate from its new premises in the following address: 8-10 Sorou and Dimitsanas 151 25  Marousi, Athens The main telephone...
May 24th, 2017 | Company Profiles, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin 19 May 2017

HFW Insurance Bulletin 19 May 2017
INSURANCE BULLETIN 19 May 2017 In this week’s Bulletin: 1. Court cases and arbitration New Zealand: Annex Developments Limited v IAG New Zealand Limited and Peter J Taylor...
May 19th, 2017 | Communication, Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal, Reports | Read More

Bermuda leaders featured on AM BestTV

Bermuda leaders featured on AM BestTV
AM BestTV’s Meg Green with Bermuda Premier Michael Dunkley, left, and Finance Minister Bob Richards at RIMS 2017 in Philadelphia Hamilton, Bermuda, May 10, 2017 – Bermuda government, industry and regulatory leaders have been featured on AM BestTV following RIMS 2017 interviews in which they...
May 10th, 2017 | Associations, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance | Read More

IUA responds to London Matters 2017

IUA responds to London Matters 2017
Dave Matcham New data outlines clear opportunities for growth  A clear opportunity exists for the London Market to serve as a truly global centre for specialised insurance business, the International Underwriting Association has stated. Responding to new industry data published in London Matters 2017,...
May 10th, 2017 | Associations, Insurance and Reinsurance, IUA, Marine Insurance | Read More

Bermuda captive insurance experts head to Canada

Bermuda captive insurance experts head to Canada
Participants in BDA’s Vancouver and Toronto captive insurance roadshow (top, from left): EY’s Umer Islam; Mike Weiss of Liberty International Underwriters; Leslie Robinson of the Bermuda Monetary Authority (BMA); Mike Parrish of Marsh IAS Management Bermuda; Christiane Kenny-Post of Consultant...
May 8th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin 4 May 2017

HFW Insurance Bulletin 4 May 2017
Holman Fenwick Willan is deeply saddened to announce the death of James Clibbon, an Insurance Partner in the firm’s London office, on 24 April. In this week’s Bulletin: 1. Regulation and legislation UK:...
May 4th, 2017 | Books, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal, Reports | Read More

Butler students launch Bermuda-based captive

Butler students launch Bermuda-based captive
Butler University students at the BDA offices, with BDA Business Development Coordinator Mark Darko and Professor Zach Finn (fifth and sixth from left, front row) Hamilton, Bermuda, April 23, 2017 – An American university has chosen Bermuda as its domicile for the first known student-run captive...
April 24th, 2017 | Academia, Education and Training, Insurance and Reinsurance | Read More

Bermuda promotes America’s Cup at RIMS 2017

Bermuda promotes America’s Cup at RIMS 2017
Premier Michael Dunkley at last year’s RIMS conference in San Diego, CA Hamilton, Bermuda, April 18, 2017 – A delegation of Bermuda government and industry representatives will turn the spotlight on the 35th America’s Cup at next week’s Risk and Insurance Management Society...
April 18th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Insurance and Reinsurance | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin

HFW Insurance Bulletin
        In this week’s Bulletin: 1. Court cases and arbitration England and Wales: BPE Solicitors v Hughes-Holland: Supreme Court affirms SAAMCO principle 2. Market developments UK:...
April 13th, 2017 | Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin 17 March 2017

HFW Insurance Bulletin 17 March 2017
  INSURANCE BULLETIN 17 March 2017 In this week’s Bulletin: 1. Regulation and legislation UK: What should the role of government be in managing cyber risks? 2. Court...
March 17th, 2017 | Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin 10 March 2017

HFW Insurance Bulletin 10 March 2017
INSURANCE BULLETIN 10 March 2017 In this week’s Bulletin: 1. Regulation and legislation UK: The Insurance Distribution Directive – first draft UK legislation and...
March 10th, 2017 | Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin 03 March 2017

HFW Insurance Bulletin 03 March 2017
In this week’s Bulletin: 1. Regulation and legislation UK: The Bank of England reflects on the implementation of Solvency II 2. Court cases and arbitration England and Wales: No rule preventing...
March 3rd, 2017 | Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance | Read More

HFW successfully upholds in Court of Appeal important first instance judgment of Males J on inducement

HFW successfully upholds in Court of Appeal important first instance judgment of Males J on inducement
Costas Frangeskides AXA Versicherung AG (successor to Albingia) v Arab Insurance Group (B.S.C.) HFW represented Arig in the appeal of a 7 July 2015 High Court judgment of Mr Justice Males, in which AXA, as successor in title to German reinsurer, Albingia, was unsuccessful in its attempts to avoid two...
March 2nd, 2017 | Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal, Marine Insurance, News | Read More

New professional indemnity insurance examination set for expansion

New professional indemnity insurance examination set for expansion
Chris Jones A dedicated qualification for professional indemnity practitioners is set to be expanded after a successful first round of examinations. The International Underwriting Association launched the Professional Indemnity Form (PIF) Test last year in response to requests from companies writing...
February 27th, 2017 | Associations, Education and Training, Insurance and Reinsurance, IUA, Marine Insurance, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin 23 Feb. 2017

HFW Insurance Bulletin 23 Feb. 2017
  In this week’s Bulletin: 1. Regulation and legislation Europe: Update on the Insurance Distribution Directive: Publication of EIOPA’s Technical Advice and draft Implementing Technical...
February 23rd, 2017 | Communication, Company Profiles, Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal, Press and Media | Read More

Greek Minister’s of Shipping plans

Greek Minister’s of Shipping plans
The Greek Press Attache Alexis Georgiades introducing Panagiotis Kourouplis, Greece’s Shipping and Islands Policy Minister Two days ago, on 15th of February, the Greek Minister of Shipping and Islands Policy Panagiotis Kourouplis gave a press conference at  the Riverside Plaza Hotel by the River...
February 17th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Flags, Insurance and Reinsurance, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, Ports & Terminals, Press and Media | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin 16 Feb. 2017

HFW Insurance Bulletin 16 Feb. 2017
In this week’s Bulletin: 1. Regulation and legislation Europe: When do companies selling insurance-based investments need to consider if they are appropriate for their customers? 2. Court cases...
February 16th, 2017 | Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal | Read More

Bermuda captive insurance experts target US markets

Bermuda captive insurance experts target US markets
Participants in BDA’s Chicago and Boston captive insurance forums (top, from left): GM’s Al Gier, Janita Burke of Estera, Richard Daley of JLT, Rick Irvine of PwC, Leslie Robinson of BMA, Tom Kelly of KPMG; (bottom, from left): Adam Miholic of Marsh, Jamie Sewell of Boeing, Dennis Silvia...
February 13th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Insurance and Reinsurance | Read More