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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
Hurricane Joaquin: the strongest storm to form in the Atlantic basin this year, reaching category-four status

Continues trend of quiet few years for storms

AGCS makes senior technology and cyber appointment

11:30, 01 December 2015
Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty: the insurer has named Richard Spotswood senior technology professional indemnity and cyber underwriter

Richard Spotswood joins from Principia Underwriting

Profit dips as conditions turn against Bermuda

10:44, 01 December 2015
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

Industry backs UN climate initiative to support most vulnerable

08:07, 01 December 2015

Anticipate, Absorb, Reshape initiative will focus on most vulnerable countries


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


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Zurich: Martin Senn is stepping down from the chief executive role at the end of the year

Martin Senn has been in role for six years


Bernard Madoff, chairman of
Madoff Investment Securities, who was convicted for fraud: the report examined hypothetical events including financial liability arising from a Ponzi scheme
© 2015 Jason DeCrow/AP

Work by Lloyd's and Arium on casualty accumulations 'a promising step forward'


Scor ends investment in coal

16:23, 30 November 2015
Hundreds of pairs of shoes at Place de la Republique, Paris, as part of a symbolic and peaceful rally to urge world leaders to reach an agreement to slow global warming
© 2015 Laurent Cipriani/AP

French reinsurer is latest company to move out of coal-intensive industries

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