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  • August 2014

    Reactions readies itself for New York events 19 August 2014

    The Reactions team is busy preparing itself for two of its flagship events - the North America Re/Insurance Conference and the North America Awards Dinner - both of which will take place in September.

  • Volcanic ash threatens flights 19 August 2014

    Volcanic ash from Iceland may disrupt flights so travellers are advised to take out travel insurance.

  • Suncorp raises final dividend 15 August 2014

    Australian financial services group Suncorp has raised its ordinary dividend and its special dividend, following a strong contribution from General insurance in FY 2013/14

  • Admiral dividend raised 13 August 2014

    UK-based personal lines insurer has once again raised its dividend, but has warned on motor insurance profitability levels.

  • Enstar books solid gains 12 August 2014

    Bermuda-based insurer and run-off specialist Enstar has recorded strong gains in profit for the first half.

  • New Asian datasets from RMS 12 August 2014

    Catastrophe modeller RMS has released Economic Exposure Databases and Industrial Cluster Catalogues for the Philippines, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam.

  • Nepal hikers’ insurance rate hikes 11 August 2014

    Climbers in the Nepalese Himalayas rate insurance rate hikes following protests from the Sherpa guides over low pay in a high risk job.

  • Malaysia motor claims rise 04 August 2014

    Malaysia has seen a spike in motor insurance claims with over 2,000 people dying in road accidents in the first four months of 2014.

  • New hires at Cunningham Lindsey 04 August 2014

    Loss adjuster Cunningham Lindsey has hired an engineering loss specialist team from RMA.

  • July 2014

    Reinsurance unit boosts Axis profit 30 July 2014

    Growth from Axis' reinsurance business more than offset a slight decrease in gross written premiums from its insurance unit and left the company boosting its net profit during the second quarter.

  • US Q2 cat claims lowest in four years 29 July 2014

    New figures from Property Claims Services shows the US suffered its lowest level of second quarter catastrophe insurance claims since 2010 while Canada saw a 98% drop in losses year on year.

  • Amice 2014 25 July 2014

    Reactions' Sam Kerr went down to Nice to cover Amice, the annual gathering of mutual insurers

  • Aviva calls for UK motor claims shake-up 24 July 2014

    Root and branch reform of motor claims practice is needed to reduce the cost of motor insurance claims in the UK, according to a controversial report from Aviva. Garry Booth writes.

  • California home hit by Geico banner 23 July 2014

    A Geico banner being flown through the sky has fallen on a Californian home which is now being investigated by the FAA.

  • Arthur insured losses not over $250m: RMS 18 July 2014

    Hurricane Arthur, insured losses are not expected to exceed $250m from wind and coastal flooding, RMS said.

  • Foster Farms fights over "product recall” wording 10 July 2014

    Chicken farmer, Foster Farms is suing Lloyd’s insurers for refusing to pay a product recall claim after it was penalised for finding cockroaches on one of its farms.

  • Irish drivers to wait 'months' for Setanta claims 10 July 2014

    The Joint Oireachtas Committee on Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform heard that the liquidation of the company is in the early stages and could take “two months or so”.

  • E-cigarettes may cause liability claims: Swiss Re 09 July 2014

    E-cigarettes may be more harmful than first thought triggering liability claims, Swiss Re has warned, as the main ingredient is neurotoxins.

  • Whiplash fraud must be cut: UK government 07 July 2014

    The UK government has released a report with pointers on how to cut motor insurance fraud, suggesting whiplash claim settlements should be banned without full medical checks.

  • Insurers sue asbestos trust for fraudulent claims 04 July 2014

    The trust, set up during the 2008 bankruptcy of T H Agriculture & Nutrition (THAN) LLC, a unit of Philips Electronics North America Corp, has been paying substantially more claims than originally forecast

  • R&Q appoints new Gibraltar managing director 01 July 2014

    Randall & Quilter has appointed Anrew Matthews as managing director of R&Q Insurance Management (Gibraltar).

20 Aug 2014

In this week's issue:
$100bn nat cat survivable
India FDI bill postponed
AIG returns to lobby
Fosun backs Ironshore

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