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Beale makes ‘tough’ call to leave Lloyd’s amid modernisation push

Europe, London Market29-06-2018Property and Casualty (P&C)

When she took the reins in January 2014, Lloyd’s CEO Inga Beale became the first woman to head the 330-year old market for specialist insurance in London. She is stepping down while the modernisation process is very much a work in progress – a decision she has called tough – though most market participants credit her with having moved the market forward in a positive direction.

ILS market continues to push boundaries

Bermuda, Global28-06-2018Alternative Risk Transfer (ART), Insurance-linked Securities (ILS)

According to the latest report on the state of the global ILS market from the Bermuda Monetary Authority, 2017 was an excellent year—but with a few caveats.

ILS: Progress in leaps and bounds

Bermuda28-06-2018Alternative Risk Transfer (ART), Insurance-linked Securities (ILS)

Sponsors and investors showed continued interest in ILS last year, with record-breaking issuance and over $12 billion of new capital brought to market, and the Bermuda Stock Exchange reinforced its position as the ILS listing venue of choice, as BSX president and CEO, and chairman of ILS Bermuda, Greg Wojciechowski explains.

London meets the ILS challenge

London, London Market28-06-2018Alternative Risk Transfer (ART), Insurance-linked Securities (ILS)

How has London adapted to become a hub for ILS business, asks Clive O’Connell, partner, head of insurance and reinsurance at McCarthy Denning.

Reinsurers seek alternative risk pools

Global27-06-2018Property and Casualty (P&C)Christian Wuestner

The reinsurance industry has been disrupted through competition from alternative capital and is now seeking new pools of risk, according to a panel discussion at the 2018 Insurtech Insights June 19 and 20 conference in London.

Size matters: Lloyd’s brokers are in expansion mode

Europe, Global21-06-2018BrokingChristian Wuestner

Lloyd’s brokers are expanding to achieve economies of scale and become more competitive, Intelligent Insurer finds out in conversation with the CEOs of Endeavour and RFIB.

The impact of US tax reform

North America14-06-2018Life Insurance, Property and Casualty (P&C)

The new US Tax Cuts and Jobs Act will have meaningful implications for tax-advantaged securities, particularly municipal bonds, as Sean Conaghan, Sean Coughlin and Harold Hawkins of NEAM explain.

Pockets of optimism in Greece

Europe, Greece12-06-2018Life & Health, Motor re/insurance, Non-life Insurance

The Greek economy has been in recession since 2010 and has the lowest level of insurance penetration in the EU. Nevertheless, there are pockets of growth and optimism, says Gerry Tighe, head of treaty at reinsurance broker MATRIX.

RSG: A unique approach

Global, North America06-06-2018Managing General Agencies (MGA), Specialty Insurance

Just shy of eight years old, RSG Underwriting Managers now has 80 lines of business and more than 250 specialty underwriters. Intelligent Insurer speaks to chairman and CEO Mike Rice and COO Miles Wuller about the principles behind RSGUM’s rapid rise and what the future holds.

Retro: what cyber needs next

Bermuda, Global31-05-2018Alternative Risk Transfer (ART), Insurance-linked Securities (ILS)

Tom Johansmeyer of PCS, Verisk Insurance Solutions, takes a look at the potential in cyber risk transfer.

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