Apollo head of marine and energy liability, Howard James Burnell, has been suspended following a reported conviction for assault, Post has learned.
Sompo International’s international insurance CEO Julian James sat down for a ‘virtual chinwag’ with Harry Curtis to talk returning from retirement, the business’s Lloyd’s exit and brand ambitions, the hardening market and ‘Armageddon scenarios’.
With Lloyd’s, London market and wholesale broker accountability drawing the regulator’s attention in recent weeks, Michael Sicsic, managing director of Sicsic Advisory and former Financial Conduct Authority head of retail general insurance supervision,…
AIG UK CEO Anthony Baldwin shares how he will focus on London’s role as a global centre for insurance and a hub for talent during his year as president of the Insurance Institute of London.
Lloyd’s has received final approval from the High Court to transfer policies covering risks and policyholders in the European Economic Area to its Belgian subsidiary, Lloyd’s Europe.
The Financial Conduct Authority has written to Lloyd’s and London Market insurers instructing them to “behave ethically and responsibly in the way they treat their customers, their employees and their counterparties” during the pandemic.
As Post celebrates 180 years, David Worsfold takes a look at the years of scandal, losses and court cases that hit the Lloyd’s of London market from the mid-1970s onwards and ask what today's insurers can learn from them.
Lloyd’s is set to learn whether or not the High Court will approve a Brexit-necessitated transfer of European policies to its Belgian subsidiary next week, following the conclusion of a two-day sanctions hearing on Thursday.
Lloyd’s could face a “lose-lose scenario” of having to choose between not paying claims or risking regulatory or criminal sanctions, if a proposed transfer of European policies to its Brussels subsidiary is not approved today.
The existing partners of Miller will be reinvesting into the business to keep a “substantial minority ownership” and targeting broader employee ownership as part of the deal that sees the firm switch hands from Willis Towers Watson to Cinven and GIC.
Sompo’s decision, announced in April, to walk away from Lloyd’s at the end of this year was driven by the insurer’s ambitions rather than reservations about the Lloyd’s market itself, Sompo international insurance CEO Julian James has said.
The British Insurance Awards might have lost its traditional venue the Royal Albert Hall and an in-person audience this year, but it is still set to have all the pizazz, glitz and fun you’d expect from the most prestigious event in the industry calendar.
Where other investment markets have struggled during the global pandemic insurance-linked securities have weathered the storm well. Post finds out how London’s young regime is fitting into the existing global markets and whether there is still innovation…
Coverys-backed Lloyd’s Syndicate DTW 1991 is to stop accepting new and renewal business from 31 December 2020.
Former Towergate and RSA boss Mike Lawton, vice president of business insurance at Travelers Europe, will now also be responsible for specialty business including its Lloyd’s syndicate, the insurer has confirmed.
Briefing: Is RSA's sale to an overseas bidder a sign of the UK’s declining stature as a global insurance player?
With RSA poised to be sold to a consortium of a Danish and Canadian investors, the number of internationally recognised UK-domiciled insurers is set to reduce by one. Post content director Jonathan Swift asks: is it time to dust off plans for the Royal…
This prestigious award recognises the importance of business deals, partnerships and key hires, and the 2020 winner will be decided by you.
Lloyd’s has revised its intention to build two electronic placement platforms as part of its programme to modernise and cut costs in the market.
Fully Comp episode 6: How can the insurance industry better support vulnerable customers to tackle mental health inclusivity?
Welcome to episode six of Fully Comp, Insurance Post’s new video series tackling some of the biggest issues in insurance.
The Financial Conduct Authority has cautioned brokers and managing general agents not to assume someone is “fit and proper” for roles under the Senior Managers & Certification Regime, with the expectation being that “some” staff will not meet standards.
Apollo ruled out further dealings on Adani projects as climate campaigners hit Lloyd’s insurer CEOs with calendar invites and targeted companies on social media.
Insurers will come under increasing pressure to demonstrate their pro-active engagement with the need for effective action to tackle global warming. Fine words, grand gestures and clever marketing will not be enough. Meaningful, effective action will be…
Climate campaigners from across the globe will join a digital protest calling on Lloyd’s to “act on the climate crisis, not act as the last refuge for climate wreckers like Adani to secure insurance”, with thousands of participants expected.
Lloyd’s diversity survey found that 71% of black employees say they have faced barriers to recruitment and 80% believe they experience barriers to promotion once in the role.