Insurance Day


Axis Syndicate cleared to underwrite reinsurance at Lloyd’s China

06:43, 02 December 2015

Axis to establish treaty reinsurance underwriting division commencing January 1

Kimberley to head underwriting at Ascot's Bermuda platform

06:15, 02 December 2015

Simon Kimberley has been with Ascot since 2004

Obama unveils $30m US contribution to cat risk pools

06:00, 02 December 2015

Funds will be used to strengthen pools in Pacific, Caribbean and Africa

Pioneer enters property facultative market

16:51, 01 December 2015

Underwriting group continues build-out of business lines

Next Zurich chief 'likely to be external candidate'

14:26, 01 December 2015
Martin Senn: successor is likely to come from outside Zurich to help the insurer 'regain some of its lost credibility', according to Bernstein analysts

Senn to leave by end of year

Atlantic hurricane season ends on 11 named storms

13:11, 01 December 2015

Continues trend of quiet few years for storms


Nicolás Maduro waves to supporters from the top of a car: Venezuela's president lacks the political capital to make unpopular economic decisions © 2015 Ariana Cubillos/AP

Political paralysis on the cards as opposition unlikely to secure solid majority and Nicolás Maduro lacks political capital to effect large-scale economic reform


Virus: too many companies perceive the cyber risk they face to be limited to viruses and data breaches

Insurers needs to find better ways to assess cyber risk


More Reratings


Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty: the insurer has named Richard Spotswood senior technology professional indemnity and cyber underwriter

Richard Spotswood joins from Principia Underwriting


Starting from the source

05:20, 02 December 2015
William Beveridge, chief underwriting officer, Advent Underwriting

The development of Advent’s delegated authority business over the past two years has presented the London market specialty lines wholesale insurer with a unique opportunity...


It is clear many companies in the Bermudian market have been affected by the downturn in rates for property-related lines
© Jiri Flogel/

Nine-month figures from Bermuda show the market is facing a real challenge to maintain performance as both the underwriting and investment environment prove troubling

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