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Month: Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • January 2015

    NY readies for ‘historic’ snow storm 26 January 2015

    New York is readying itself for what could be the biggest blizzard to hit the city in nearly 20 years.

  • New York Sandy claims face attorney general probe 26 January 2015

    Eric Schneiderman has begun a criminal investigation into allegations of falsified survey reports from engineers into the veracity of property damage claims from 2012’s Hurricane Sandy.

  • Setanta liquidator approaches ICF 16 January 2015

    The liquidator of failed Ireland-based, Malta-domiciled motor insurer Setanta has made an advance application to Ireland's Insurance Compensation Fund.

  • Judge lowers maximum BP fine 16 January 2015

    US District Court Judge Carl Barbier has cut the maximum potential fine for BP by ruling that 3.2m barrels of oil were spilt after the Macondo oil field disaster in 2010, rather than the 4.2m barrels contended by the US government.

  • Canopius appoints Sperry as claims head 14 January 2015

    Canopius has appointed Fiona Sperry to head up its claims team, succeeding Michael East.

  • AGCS begins some AirAsia payments 12 January 2015

    Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty has begun to make interim payments to the relatives of the travellers who died on flight QZ8501

  • Hoegh Osaka insurers will examine possible ship defects 12 January 2015

    The insurers of Hoegh Osaka, will be focusing on whether the vessel had any defects that could cause it to list so disastrously quickly, said an insurance arbitrator.

  • Godwin named head of claims at Lloyd's 08 January 2015

    Philip Godwin has been handed the position of head of claims at Lloyd's, replacing David Lang who has been appointed chief data officer.

  • Charles Taylor buys Scottish Widows life runoff 08 January 2015

    Scottish Widows International Limited is to be acquired by Charles Taylor, the insurance services firm.

  • More cat losses covered by insurance in 2014 07 January 2015

    A higher proportion of natural catastrophe losses were covered by insurance in 2014 than compared with the long term average, an indication that insurance penetration is increasing around the globe.

  • R&Q completes Norway to Malta transfer 07 January 2015

    Randall & Quilter has completed a run-off portfolio transfer to Malta from Norway.

  • Catalina agrees Quinn runoff deal 07 January 2015

    Bermuda-based legacy insurer Catalina has agreed a deal with Quinn Insurance – in administration since 2011 – for the transfer of the Irish firm’s UK and EU insurance liabilities.

  • AirAsia cover not at risk by breaking rules 05 January 2015

    The coverage for AirAsia's flight 8501 has not been threatened despite reports emerging over the weekend that the aircraft was not cleared to make its ill-fated journey on the day it crashed.

  • Year begins with three marine market claims 05 January 2015

    The beleagured marine insurance market has been hit with three significant claims since the start of the year.

  • South Australia battles biggest fires in 32 yrs 05 January 2015

    South Australia is fighting the biggest bushfires the country has seen since 1983 which has damaged or destroyed 26 homes.

21 Jan 2015

In this week's Reactions the Review
India introduces new distribution rules
Cat losses hit five-year low
MetLife files suit over Sifi status
Barbier lowers max possible BP fine

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