Markel has appointed Thomas Smith to the newly created position of chief marketing officer.
The HM Treasury has introduced the Insurance Bill to Parliament, which will update the 100 year-old rules governing contracts between businesses and insurers.
The government of Gibraltar has received confirmation from the UK Treasury that Part VII transfers can take place.
Dual, the underwriting arm of Hyperion Insurance Group, has appointed Juan Naveda, formerly of Willis, as global developer and senior underwriter.
Consulting services firm MarshBerry has acquired the assets of Gill & Roeser, a New York City based boutique investment banking and reinsurance intermediary firm.
The Allstate Corporation has estimated catastrophe losses for the month of June 2014 of $216 million pre-tax or $140 million after-tax.
Liberty Mutual has bought adverse development cover with an aggregate limit of $6.5 billion from Berkshire Hathaway subsidiary National Indemnity Company.
Allianz Global Corporate and Specialty has confirmed it is the lead aviation hull and liability reinsurer for Malaysia Airlines MH17.
Private equity investor Augur Capital has successfully sold its stake in DARAG Deutsche Versicherungs- und Rückversicherungs-AG to London-based equity firm Keyhaven Capital Partners.
Brendan McCafferty has been appointed chief executive officer (CEO) of Flood Re, after a selection process run by the Flood Re directors and senior representatives from the insurance industry.