| Lara Green | Wednesday 26 February 2014, 2:58PM
With its high concentration of technology firms and innovative start-ups, Israel has the second highest source of innovation after Silicon Valley - as measured by the value of its technology start-ups - and plenty of opportunities for insurers.
| Andrew Mackenzie | Tuesday 11 February 2014, 10:12AM
In the wake of recent reports concerning the abandoned and drifting Russian cruise ship, the M/V Lyubov Orlova, there has been national concern for the threat that apparent ‘ghost ships’ pose to the maritime industry and international shorelines.
| David Lang | Monday 03 February 2014, 4:17PM
Monday 3 February 2014 is the day that the Lloyd’s Volume Claims Service enters its next phase. The final contractual and legal pieces have been put in place, the service has been launched and now it is decision time for managing agents.
| David Lang | Friday 17 January 2014, 3:34PM
As we move into a new year, it is easy to look forward and make plans for things we wish to do. However, it is also instructive to look at what has been achieved to remind ourselves of the benefits of previous hard work.
| Garry Booth | Tuesday 07 January 2014, 1:35PM
Reinsurance underwriters’ and buyers’ New Year celebrations traditionally coincide with annual contract renewals. This year, the consensus seems to be that buyers had plenty to celebrate - while reinsurers were left resolving to adjust to a changing market dynamic.
| Andrew Mackenzie | Wednesday 18 December 2013, 2:46PM
The marine environment presents a complex challenge for tackling unexploded and derelict weapons of war, and some fundamental risks for marine and offshore energy insurers.
| Garry Booth | Monday 02 December 2013, 3:14PM
Is the reinsurance sector about to experience an evolutionary change? Rating agency A.M. Best thinks so. In an interesting special report on the North American and Bermuda markets, Best’s paints a picture of the reinsurance sector in good shape - but starting to feel the squeeze on two sides.
| Lara Green | Friday 29 November 2013, 4:18PM
As hosting nation of the world’s two biggest upcoming sporting events – the World Cup in 2014 and Olympics in 2016 - Brazil is in the spotlight, as is the diverse insurance landscape available to those who look for risks both on the ground and under it.
| David Lang | Wednesday 20 November 2013, 10:50AM
The Lloyd’s Volume Claim Service - a new elective service for handling low complexity standard claims – is ready to go.
| Garry Booth | Tuesday 12 November 2013, 1:05PM
The European windstorm season doesn’t officially start until the beginning of December but a clear-up is already underway across Northern Europe following windstorm Christian, thought to be the costliest since Xynthia in February 2010.