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Lloyd's to work with PRA on reducing Solvency II burden on syndicates

18:18, 06 October 2015
Lloyd's: the corporation will work with the PRA to try to find ways to reduce the burden of Solvency II on market insurers

Exercise to begin next year to look at simplifying processes

Compre poised for deals as CBPE acquires majority stake

15:59, 06 October 2015
Gearing up for Europe: Compre is targeting a number of acquisitions following CBPE Capital's investment

Private equity investment will provide funds to grow legacy business in Europe

BMS Australia opens Brisbane office

15:28, 06 October 2015
Brisbane: BMS has set up an office in the city, led by Sam Mayne as director of wholesale and facilities

Appoints Sam Mayne as director of wholesale and facilities

ANV told to reduce planned premiums for syndicate 5820

14:17, 06 October 2015
Lloyd's: ANV Syndicates says the market's capital planning group thinks a reduction in premium is necessary for synducate 5820's 2016 year of account

Managing agent to update business forecast following discussions with Lloyd's

US floods to cost at least $1bn

12:40, 06 October 2015
Floodwaters close in on homes near Lake Katherine, Columbia, South Carolina: flooding was worst in the state capital
© 2015 Chuck Burton/AP

South Carolina sustains record flooding

Motor bucks trend as US commercial market softens

12:10, 06 October 2015

US commercial market prices down 1% in September


Police collect items at the site of a bomb explosion in Nyanya, Nigeria: militants loyal to Islamic State say they were responsible for the explosion
© 2015 Gbenga Olamikan/AP

Explosions in Kuje and Nyanya kill at least 18 people, with Islamic State in West Africa province saying it was behind attacks


Hurricane Katrina closes in on the US Gulf Coast in 2005: ceding companies should not put off discussing what happens when the next 'big one' hits

It is easy to forget how disruptive a catastrophe can be to reinsurers' business plans


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London: Berkley Re UK's global facultative property unit will be based in the city

Hires XL Catlin duo to lead team


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Hurricane Joaquin: the storm is not expected to make US landfall

But storm projected to veer east of US

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