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Reactions from the global insurance market

  • Neal targets careful QBE growth

    05 May 2016

    Three years after launching its new strategy to strengthen and consolidate its operations, QBE is beginning to see the benefits.

  • Garry Booth comment: Benmosche bio on AIG - FREE

    04 May 2016

    If Carl Icahn is looking for holiday reading he might consider ordering the recently released autobiography of the late Bob Benmosche, writes Garry Booth, Reactions' contributing editor.

  • GoM windstorm faces difficult renewals

    05 May 2016

    These are troubling times for energy re/insurers covering Gulf of Mexico windstorm, facing an eroded premium base, cheap pricing, and still earning back 2008 claims, in a sector overdue another large loss.

  • JLT Specialty USA aims for more additions

    04 May 2016

    The broker’s US retail operations continue to enjoy a successful start to life with the business expecting to add further staff in the coming months.

  • D&I: Waiting for the wall to fall

    05 May 2016

    More women in senior leadership roles can increase a company’s bottom line, but after years of speechmaking and discussion the sector is still underachieving.

  • Legal survey 2016: Better call who?

    05 May 2016

    What does the re/insurance market value most from the partners it works with to meet its legal needs? The Reactions Legal Survey 2016 asked for some answers.

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Latest News by Sector

North America

  • Axa appoints Japan CEO

    27 May 2016

    Nick Lane has been promoted from Axa’s head of US life and retirement to CEO of Japan, effective from July 1.

  • Clyde and Co opens Miami office

    26 May 2016

    Law firm Clyde and Co is expanding in the US and Latin America, with a new Miami office and a Latin American liaison service.

Casualty/liability

Bermuda

  • Duperreault back on the offensive - FREE

    18 May 2016

    Brian Duperreault’s re/insurer is making inroads, via its Hamilton at Lloyd’s venture, in Bermuda, and through its collaboration with AIG to corner US SME business.

  • Fidelis Insurance hires CIO

    16 May 2016

    Laurent Jeanmart has joined start-up re/insurer Fidelis as its chief investment officer, succeeding Ed Russell.

Property-catastrophe

  • LMG, UK Gov unveil London marketing plan

    26 May 2016

    A publication has been launched by the London Market Group and the UK government as the first step of plans to jointly promote London around the world.

  • First emergency pandemic facility launched

    25 May 2016

    An emergency pandemic facility has been launched by the World Bank combining funding from reinsurers with World Bank-issued pandemic cat bond proceeds.

Europe

  • Benign claims lets North up free reserves

    26 May 2016

    The North of England P&I Club has increased its free reserves despite suffering an investment loss after enjoying a benign claims period.

  • SI Re hires Suter from FINMA

    26 May 2016

    Swiss mutual reinsurer SI Re has brought in Adrian Suter from FINMA to head up its financing and accounting functions.

Financial management

  • Benign claims lets North up free reserves

    26 May 2016

    The North of England P&I Club has increased its free reserves despite suffering an investment loss after enjoying a benign claims period.

  • SI Re hires Suter from FINMA

    26 May 2016

    Swiss mutual reinsurer SI Re has brought in Adrian Suter from FINMA to head up its financing and accounting functions.

Lloyd's and London Market

  • Barbican hires cargo underwriter

    27 May 2016

    Brendan McCarthy has joined Barbican’s marine team as a cargo underwriter, effective immediately.

  • Sciemus hires innovation director

    27 May 2016

    Nick Beecroft has left Lloyd’s, where he was emerging risks and research manager, to become Sciemus’s director of product innovation and strategy.

Legal and regulation

  • Clyde and Co opens Miami office

    26 May 2016

    Law firm Clyde and Co is expanding in the US and Latin America, with a new Miami office and a Latin American liaison service.

  • SI Re hires Suter from FINMA

    26 May 2016

    Swiss mutual reinsurer SI Re has brought in Adrian Suter from FINMA to head up its financing and accounting functions.

  

   
May 2016 
In this month's Reactions
 Gulf of Mexico
 Political risk focus
 Terrorism risk high
 QBE CEO interview


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