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NEWS

Warning Greek capital controls may foil insurers' redenomination protection

18:12, 03 July 2015
Taxis pass in front of a poster depicting German finance minister, Wolfgang Schaeuble, reading: 'For five years he is drinking your blood, now tell him no'
© 2015 Petros Karadjias/AP

Efforts to prevent flow of hard currency out of Greece 'could have serious consequences' for euro-denominated insurance contracts

$800m wiped off Towers Watson value as Willis merger disappoints investors

18:07, 03 July 2015
Towers Watson: some shareholders have not been impressed by the proposed merger with Willis

Towers Watson shareholders not happy with dilution, say analysts

OECD calls on government policies to encourage low-carbon investments

13:20, 03 July 2015
Traffic on motorway bridges: the OECD has highlighted transport infrastructure as one area where private investment can help create a more sustainable future

But warns regulations such as Solvency II may act as barrier to investment

Eiopa proposes 'sound' Solvency II infrastructure calibrations

13:19, 03 July 2015
Infrastructure construction: Eiopa says there is a 'sound method' to allow for infrastructure debt in the standard formula risk charges

Authority consults on treatment of infrastructure debt and equity investments under new risk-based capital regime

AM Best reviews ratings of Ace and Chubb with negative implications

07:18, 03 July 2015
Chubb: AM Best has put the ratings of the insurer and its subsidiaries, as well as those of Ace, under review

Rating agency says action reflects uncertainty over ability to executive $28bn merger

Ace/Chubb deal spells trouble for rest of market, analysts warn

17:54, 02 July 2015

Landmark deal expected to increase competition and put further pressure on reinsurers

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: the June and July renewals include many US hurricane-exposed insurers

June 1 and July 1 renewals saw peak zone reinsurance demand increase

LATEST MULTIMEDIA

10:15, 11 March 2015
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