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Ace will ‘weaponise’ data following Chubb buy, Greenberg proclaims

18:10, 06 July 2015
Ace says the huge amount of data it will have post-merger with Chubb 'is going to be a weapon for us'

Chief executive warns staff of redundancies as he says harnessing 'awe-inspiring' amounts of data will increase competitive edge

African cat pool adds five more countries as exposure rises to $192m

15:28, 06 July 2015
Flooding in Africa: ARC Ltd plans to offer cyclone and flood risk cover in the next year
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More than $70m of risk now reinsured internationally through Willis Re-brokered programme

US commercial rates becalmed as caution rises

15:14, 06 July 2015
Becalmed: US property/casualty rates have not seen 'even a breeze of significant movement', according to MarketScout's Richard Kerr

June continues trend of flat rates since February

Hiscox eyes deregulating Florida flood market

12:31, 06 July 2015
Damage to a section of the Scenic Highway in Pensacola, Florida following heavy rainfall in the state
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Insurer appoints new line underwriters to build on flood programme

Sawyer joins Markel from Travelers

12:30, 06 July 2015
The ‘Walkie Talkie’ building (left): current home of Markel International
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David Sawyer appointed head of professional indemnity

Insurance Council supports NZ Earthquake Commission reforms

09:49, 06 July 2015

Technical issues need to be looked at, ICNZ says

ANALYSIS

Driverless car: the arrival of autonomous vehicles could be the biggest shake-up the motor insurance sector has experienced in a long time

The era of the autonomous car will be here sooner than most of us, including the insurance industry, anticipate

OPINION

London: nowhere else in the world will you find the same concentration of insurance expertise

ID Apprenticeships: A comprehensive apprenticeship scheme is vital if the London market is to compete

RE-RATINGS

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PEOPLE

Adam Marks: 'I would not hesitate in recommending a technical apprenticeship as a starting point to a young person’s career'

Insurance Day speaks to an apprentice in Willis’s financial and executive risks division

LLOYD'S

A Syrian Kurdish sniper looks out over the remains of the devastated Syrian city of Ain al-Arab/Kobani
© 2015 File/AP

Beyond Iraq and Syria, Islamic State has formally announced the establishment of wilayaat in Algeria, Libya, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Afghanistan and Pakistan

REINSURANCE

Hurricane: cat bonds have become a vital part of the reinsurance strategies of US windstorm-exposed insurers

The bottom may be in sight for US property cat pricing and the ILS market now has to provide new benefits and features if it...

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10:15, 11 March 2015
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