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Lloyd’s carriers settle $10mn Kanye West lawsuit

2018-02-15T13:58:00+00:00

A number of Lloyd’s contingency insurers have settled a $10mn lawsuit involving rap star Kanye West who cancelled 21 tour dates claiming he was suffering from a debilitating illness.

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JLT Re adds Davis to US cyber unit

2018-02-15T09:47:00+00:00

JLT Re has appointed Erica Davis as senior vice president to lead its North American cyber and E&O practice.

Pat Ryan

RSG takes on Lodestar Marine from Tawa Group

2018-02-14T09:39:00+00:00

Ryan Specialty Group, the MGA acquirer and wholesale broker led by Aon founder Pat Ryan, has acquired Lodestar Marine from Tawa, the run-off group backed by luxury brand billionaire Francois Pinault.

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UK political overhaul delays much-needed broadening of Pool Re coverage

2018-02-13T13:11:00+00:00

Supporters fear UK government may miss a golden opportunity to reform state-backed terrorism reinsurer; Labour MP rebuffed in early bid to add legislation.

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BMS hires Price Forbes executive to launch new direct energy operation

2018-02-13T16:28:00+00:00

The London market wholesaler BMS is to launch an energy insurance division later this year, led by Price Forbes executive James Chicken.

Yacht marine Harvey

Lloyd’s yacht market in deep water after 2017 losses

2018-02-12T16:23:00+00:00

Sky-rocketing claims dealt Lloyd’s yacht underwriters a hefty blow last year as incurred claims soared to an eye-watering 221.4 percent of premium written in the fourth quarter.

Pat Ryan

RSG takes on Lodestar Marine from Tawa Group

2018-02-14T09:39:00+00:00By

Ryan Specialty Group, the MGA acquirer and wholesale broker led by Aon founder Pat Ryan, has acquired Lodestar Marine from Tawa, the run-off group backed by luxury brand billionaire Francois Pinault.

london city from lloyds

BMS hires Price Forbes executive to launch new direct energy operation

2018-02-13T16:28:00+00:00

The London market wholesaler BMS is to launch an energy insurance division later this year, led by Price Forbes executive James Chicken.

Yacht marine Harvey

Lloyd’s yacht market in deep water after 2017 losses

2018-02-12T16:23:00+00:00By

Sky-rocketing claims dealt Lloyd’s yacht underwriters a hefty blow last year as incurred claims soared to an eye-watering 221.4 percent of premium written in the fourth quarter.

New york skyline at twilight hour (26741311086)

JLT Re adds Davis to US cyber unit

2018-02-15T09:47:00+00:00By

JLT Re has appointed Erica Davis as senior vice president to lead its North American cyber and E&O practice.

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BHSI moves into Dubai with AIG energy hire

2018-02-12T09:43:00+00:00By

Berkshire Hathaway’s specialty operation BHSI is set to open shop in Dubai after receiving  regulatory approval and hiring AIG’s global head of energy and engineered risks Alessandro Cerase.

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Allianz teams up with Apple and Cisco to offer discounted cyber cover

2018-02-05T14:49:00+00:00By

Allianz has entered into a partnership with Apple and Cisco to offer discounted cyber insurance for customers who use the tech giants’ products in a bid to broaden its base in the burgeoning sector.

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