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Ascot picks up John O’Brien; John Heveran takes tech role at Liberty Mutual; Simon Tardif joins aviation role with Swiss Re; Suzannah Gill of EPIC earns health benefits certification; Peppia Gates joins Texas Mutual; RT Specialty names Joe Reynolds as AVP.
Big storms add urgency to reforms on transparency and repeat claims.
“What if” scenarios are affecting premiums just as much as actual events.
How long before specialty underwriters are replaced by computers?
It’s worth a visit to Lloyd’s to get a reminder of its relevance and potential.
In this coverage spotlight, an equipment breakdown underwriter sat down with R&I to discuss the ins and outs of covered losses due to mechanical or electrical breakdown.
Aon produced an agents’ guide covering newly-effective changes to the National Flood Insurance Program
A growing sector gathers for its annual meeting in Scottsdale.
The modern insurance industry is seeing volatility like it has never seen before.
XL Catlin’s Simon Argent leads a team that is giving the company’s business leaders much better information on political and credit risk.
Key drivers are increased retail distress, but also bank eagerness to monetize.
One of Lloyd’s most controversial and successful underwriters was the quintessential maverick.
The AAMGA and NAPSLO merged to create the Wholesale & Specialty Insurance Association — a member services organization servicing the wholesale, specialty and surplus lines industry.
IUMI’s annual meeting in September will offer a rare glimpse into local markets.
Tech startups and data wizards are claiming to make insurance modern, agile, and friendly. Will they succeed where other tech waves have failed?
Key drivers include retail distress and eagerness on the part of banks to monetize.
Underwriters and risk managers are beginning to get their arms around the next wave of cyber exposure — an attack that causes property or bodily damage.
Accumulation risk due to the increased size of marine vessels is something marine underwriters are keeping a keen eye on.
New cyber security regulations increase exposure for directors and officers at financial institutions.
As technology becomes more integrated into construction, surety underwriters need more comfort and clarity.
Mold, emerging contaminants, and increasing claims complexity are all issues to watch in the area of environmental risk.