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Electronic platform completes deal on Day One of operation

By: Sarah Veysey

Published July 12, 2016 - 10:35am CST

The first risk was bound on the London Market Group’s electronic trading platform, the Placing Platform Ltd., on Monday, the London-marketwide body said.

The BI Top 10

Published July 08, 2016 - 10:22am CST

A dispute over TV show production delays and massive payouts for health insurers lead Business Insurance's top 10 most read features.

Gay police officers' engagement sparks offer of free wedding insurance

Published July 08, 2016 - 7:18am CST

A London broker reportedly claims to be the first full-service insurance provider for the U.K.'s gay and lesbian community.

Broker poaches exec from rival to head reinsurance

By: Joyce Famakinwa

Published July 07, 2016 - 11:53am CST

Cooper Gay Swett & Crawford Ltd. said Thursday it named London-based Kieran Angelini-Hurll CEO of its reinsurance division.

Marsh appoints vice chairman of global placement

By: Sarah Veysey

Published July 06, 2016 - 9:37am CST

Jeremy Cooke has been appointed to the new position of vice chairman of global placement at Marsh L.L.C., the insurance brokerage arm of Marsh & McLennan Cos. Inc., the company announced Wednesday.

XL Catlin exec moves into specialty reinsurance role

By: Sarah Veysey

Published July 06, 2016 - 8:50am CST

Corrected to indicate that this is a new position at XL Catlin.

London market underwriters group bolsters board

By: Sarah Veysey

Published July 05, 2016 - 9:18am CST

Six London insurance market executives have been elected to the board of the International Underwriting Association, the London-based IUA announced Tuesday.

U.S. brokers to feel it more than insurers

By: Mark A. Hofmann

Published July 03, 2016 - 12:01am CST

The United Kingdom's vote to leave the European Union looks to have a greater immediate effect on insurance brokers than insurers as the U.S. market has largely taken a business-as-usual stance following last month's referendum.

Insurers in state of flux as 'Brexit' confounds market

By: Sarah Veysey

Published July 03, 2016 - 12:01am CST

Insurers in the U.K., the E.U. and the U.S. face what looks to be an extended period of uncertainty.

The BI Top 10

Published July 01, 2016 - 10:38am CST

The U.K.'s vote to leave the E.U., better known as "Brexit," leads Business Insurance's top 10 most read features.

Global insurance growth

Published July 01, 2016 - 9:41am CST

Swiss Re report shows that insurance premiums are making small gains globally.

Terrorism in Turkey

Published July 01, 2016 - 8:36am CST

Terrorism hits Istanbul airport while 'Brexit' fallout continues. That and more in Business Insurance week in pictures.

Underwriting group urges swift action on U.K.-E.U. trade proposals

By: Sarah Veysey

Published June 30, 2016 - 9:11am CST

The International Underwriting Association wants a new trading relationship between the U.K. and the E.U. as soon as possible.

Former Willis exec joins rival

By: Rob Lenihan

Published June 29, 2016 - 2:07pm CST

Jonathan Prinn will take over as head of global placement at Cooper Gay Swett & Crawford on Sept. 12.

Allianz global specialty unit makes executive moves

By: Sarah Veysey

Published June 29, 2016 - 9:24am CST

The company has named a new board member and chief underwriting officer for specialty lines.

Insurer stocks rally after post-Brexit slump

By: Thomson Reuters

Published June 29, 2016 - 8:58am CST

Britain's top share index bounced back on Tuesday following two straight sessions of steep losses.

Broker names cyber expert as chief innovation officer

By: Sarah Veysey

Published June 28, 2016 - 8:53am CST

Cooper Gay Swett & Crawford Ltd. has appointed Peter Hacker as group chief innovation officer.

Brexit vote prompts fears over U.K. insurers' capital strength

By: Thomson Retuers

Published June 28, 2016 - 8:49am CST

Market falls triggered by Britain's vote to leave the E.U. could impact British insurers' ability to pay dividends.

Mexican insurer gains access to Lloyd's market with partnership

By: Sarah Veysey

Published June 28, 2016 - 8:43am CST

Mexico City-based Grupo Nacional Provincial joins up with Sompo Canopius in a strategic alliance.

U.K. can't 'cherry-pick' on E.U. single-market access, labor groups say

By: Thomson Reuters

Published June 28, 2016 - 8:21am CST

(Reuters) — Britain will find it hard to retain access to the European Union's single market without accepting its rules on freedom of movement, the International Labour Organization chief and trade union leaders said Monday.

Financial leaders in London consider Norway option to save Europe ties

By: Thomson Reuters

Published June 27, 2016 - 4:26pm CST

The City of London is in talks with government officials as it seeks continued access to Europe after Britain's exit from the E.U.

'Brexit' leaps to top of enterprise risk management concerns

By: Sarah Veysey

Published June 27, 2016 - 3:36pm CST

Risk managers will need to help their organizations assess the effect of Britain's vote to leave the European Union, experts say.

Many U.S. firms playing catch-up after Britain's surprise E.U. exit vote

By: Thomson Reuters

Published June 27, 2016 - 2:06pm CST

Even U.S. companies with "Brexit" contingency plans have said they were shocked it is now on track to become reality.

'Brexit' breakdown: Impact and analysis

Published June 27, 2016 - 12:19pm CST

The United Kingdom's vote on June 23 to leave the European Union has sent shockwaves throughout the business and insurance communities, which are working to determine how the U.K.'s exit could impact European and international markets.

European insurance snapshot

Published June 24, 2016 - 2:14pm CST

The United Kingdom's vote to leave the European Union is expected to reverberate through the insurance markets.

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