The UK's momentous decision to leave the European Union has eclipsed everything else in the news agenda in the days since the verdict was delivered, and ushered in a period of fevered political interest.
Peter Scales and his former Cathedral colleagues are on course for a 1 January start-up at Lloyd's, defying the current market belief that a Lloyd's business cannot be put together inside of a year.
Reality check. The UK is out of the European Union and barring a miracle or a massive political U-turn it will not retain passporting rights to do cross-border business in the European Economic Area.
There was further evidence of slowing rate reductions for US P&C placements at the 1 June and 1 July reinsurance renewals, according to Willis Re.
Recently acquired Tokio Marine HCC has recruited a trio of marine executives from XL Catlin's hull division, The Insurance Insider can reveal.
The management of Ark has made the final payment in its audacious staggered purchase of the Lloyd's insurer.
Major Chinese conglomerate Fosun has entered the legacy space after a period of prolonged flirtation by backing Armour's pending acquisition of The Hartford's £452mn ($595mn) London market book, The Insurance Insider can reveal.
Brazilian national reinsurance giant IRB-Brasil Resseguros (IRB) has been exploring the sale of its London-based carrier now in run-off, The Insurance Insider understands.
Although there was evidence in some international territories of a slowdown in rate softening, price falls still typically outstripped the US for P&C reinsurance lines, according to mid-year renewal data from Willis Re.
Lloyd's managing agent Apollo has hired well-regarded marine underwriter Iain Henstridge as it looks to build out a hull book, The Insurance Insider understands.
Colorado State University (CSU) updated its 2016 hurricane season forecast on 1 July to include one extra named storm, bringing the total number predicted to 15, as it said the transition away from an El Niño weather pattern continued.
The International Underwriting Association (IUA) has elected six London market executives to its board, the organisation announced on 5 July.
The introduction of a series of premium taxes levied on the marine industry could hit fixed-premium underwriters and mutuals as shipowners battle against the charges.
Underwriters have warned the rise in blockchain-based companies poses significant coverage challenges, as shown by the heist of $53mn of "ether" cryptocurrency from an investment fund in June.
Marsh Finpro has received widespread support from London management liability writers for its latest facility in a clear demonstration of the continuing dominance of broker-led offerings, sister title Inside FAC revealed earlier this month.
US mutual fund manager and major sidecar investor Stone Ridge Asset Management posted a 7 percent expansion to the net asset base of its three reinsurance funds in the first part of 2016 to reach $4.76bn.
Brian Bissett has resigned as chief data officer of XL Catlin to join Zurich, The Insurance Insider can reveal.
AM Best's 1 July decision to assign Sirius's new Bermuda-based company a negative outlook on its A financial strength rating has highlighted anxiety over the impact of Chinese acquisitions on carriers' credit profiles.
TMK hires Amphlett; ArgoGlobal appoints cargo underwriter; Gable suspends shares; MSI's ILS hopes; Nexus moves into marine; XL Catlin hires Asia marine hull leader; Probitas expands casualty team; BP Marsh exits Hyperion stake
The UK's vote to leave the EU has prompted insurance CEOs to voice concerns over passporting business and attracting top talent
Lloyd's and the London market are faced with two incompatible options from the fallout of last month's Brexit vote, prompting discussions about the best way forward.
Gibraltar "cannot and will not" fall into a regulatory vacuum where the jurisdiction suffers "death by a thousand cuts" following the UK's vote to leave the EU, a regulatory expert on the Rock has said.
The UK's vote to leave the European Union should not impact the rapid growth of the country's cyber sector, market participants have told The Insurance Insider.
After sterling fell to 30-year lows against the US dollar a unique buying opportunity has presented itself to those looking to buy a piece of the London market.
Market volatility triggered by the UK's Brexit vote could drive increased investor interest in the insurance-linked securities (ILS) sector, although the impact is not expected to be meaningful, according to a variety of market participants.
The five major listed brokers with exposure to the UK took differing impacts from the Brexit crisis, with some even seeking to present the high levels of uncertainty as a fresh commercial opportunity
Continental reinsurers and European insurers woke up to a new reality late last month after the UK voted to leave the European Union (EU), a decision which is expected to negatively impact their operations
Rates in the beleaguered downstream energy market continued to slide during the second quarter of the year, with most reductions in the 10-20 percent range, according to analysis by JLT Specialty
As investors continue to struggle to find attractive yields in traditional fixed income assets, many are considering the potential benefits of investing in real assets
Shares in the Insider 30 expanded by 3.4 percent on average in the last week of June, as investors' initial Brexit shock moderated
Share price data on The Insurance Insider's universe of P&C (re)insurers
Axis Capital and Blackstone-backed total return reinsurer Harrington Re has launched after completing a $600mn capital raise and securing an A- financial strength rating from AM Best.
PartnerRe has made a number of appointments after restructuring its business units, the reinsurer announced today (6 July)
The volume of legacy noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL) claims is expected to continue to decline as an anticipated glut of 20,000-25,000 cases looks less likely to materialise, according to law firm Weightmans.