The evolution of media liability
Markel’s senior underwriter Nicola Marshall talks about her 20-year career and what the future of media liability will look like as technology continues to redefine the media landscape.
Taking a holistic approach
Diversity and inclusion is not an add-on for Markel, it’s a core part of the business. Sue Davies, Markel’s chief human resources officer, sets out the company’s goals and its all-round approach to D&I.
Big spender: how the $1 trillion Infrastructure Bill impacts insurance
Markel’s Tom Williams highlights the opportunities brought about by the historic US government bill.
London Market: black swan fears suppress cyber appetite
Prolific ransomware attacks have driven losses, but there’s more markets and carriers in the space than ever before, says Intelligent Insurer panel.
London Market: renewables in a ‘different place by end of year’, says panel
Insurers seem to be picking up the tab for technology design errors and tweaks, says expert at an Intelligent Insurer discussion.
From crisis management to risk management: finding a new normal
There were sober and disciplined renewals in Asia-Pacific despite chaotic world events. After continually fighting fires since the COVID-19 pandemic hit, however, the key question may be how the market will respond to a period of calm.
Hard talk but no hard market: Asia-Pacific 1/4 renewals
Renewals in the region were disciplined and perhaps even dull, but the diversity of the countries and differing lines means that drama is never far away. Capacity, as ever, is key, says an Intelligent Insurer panel.
No catastrophe for casualty, but challenges remained at renewals
While perhaps the most fraught negotiations were over property cat during the 1/1 renewals in Europe, casualty and specialty lines also had their areas of contention. As with property, the outcomes for insurers varied widely, said an Intelligent Insurer panel.
Hard talk: European renewals push through price increases
Plentiful capacity didn’t save cedants from rising rates, and reinsurers showed discipline at the 1/1 renewals. But cedants saw wildly different outcomes, an Intelligent Insurer panel heard.
Making Markel: building entrepreneurs in a big business
According to Markel International’s president, Simon Wilson, high levels of autonomy and independence for its teams and regions make it the ‘biggest set of small innovative companies’ in the market.