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US treasury seeks chief insurance regulator

01-11-2010

The US treasury has advertised for the position of ‘federal insurance director’, following the creation of the role as part of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.

A.M. Best predicts European resilience

Europe01-10-2010Insurance News

At its recent London briefing, A.M. Best indicated that the European non-life industry continues to “display strong resilience” in the face of difficult conditions.

Bolt outlines tougher claims approach

Europe01-10-2010

“If you don’t meet the service standard, you can’t do the service.”

Hardy Underwriting establishes Asia platform

Asia Pacific, Singapore01-10-2010Insurance News, Reinsurance News

Hardy Underwriting has opened a new office in Singapore as the insurance and reinsurance underwriter looks to develop its presence in Asia.

Lloyd's considering Moscow office

Europe, Russia01-10-2010Insurance News

Lloyd’s chairman Lord Levene has revealed that the market is “actively considering” creating a presence in Russia.

CV Starr opens Paris office

Europe01-10-2010Insurance News

New York-headquartered underwriter and insurer, CV Starr, has opened its Paris office as the firm looks to develop its European presence.

Swiss Re announces a change in leadership

Europe01-10-2010Reinsurance News

The reinsurance giant announced the switch in executive level positions and the appointment of a new chief risk officer, new chief operating officer and a chairman of global partnerships.

Share buybacks gather pace

Bermuda, North America01-10-2010Capital Management News

Platinum Underwriters Holdings repurchased 2.2 million of its common shares for $91.8 million during the three months ended September 30, 2010.

Brokers point to excess capital effects

Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin America, MENA, North America01-10-2010Insurance News, Property cat, Reinsurance News

Reinsurers find themselves with excess capital in a landscape that “looks more like 2007 than 2008”, according to Guy Carpenter, which predicted overall rate decreases in the property catastrophe reinsurance market.

Less than half of US reinsurers have a reinsurer unit

North America01-09-2010Insurance News, Reinsurance News

Just 44 percent of US insurers have their reinsurance administered by a dedicated department, according to a survey conducted on behalf of Inpoint Services.

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