28 May 2016

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Indian Nuclear Pool to extend liability cover

The Indian Nuclear Insurance Pool, which launched last June, is set to launch a separate product to cover the risks of supplier liabilityRead more

Barbican expands marine team with cargo hire

Barbican Insurance Group has expanded the firm's marine insurance team with the appointment of Brendan McCarthy as a cargo underwriter with immediate effectRead more

Swiss Re highlights ‘nutraceuticals’ threat

A lack of harmonised rules, combined with the sheer novelty of the products, could make underwriting so-called ‘nutraceuticals' especially challenging for the (re)insurance market, according to Swiss ReRead more

AGCS hires Fitzgerald as FI/D&O head

Allianz Global Corporate and Specialty (AGCS) has appointed Terry Fitzgerald as head of a London combined financial institutions (FI) and commercial directors' and officers' (D&O) unitRead more

Sompo Canopius hires new global specialty head

Sompo Canopius has appointed Bernie de Haldevang as global head of specialty, which responsibility for developing the group's political risks lines and reinvigorating its accident and health and casualty linesRead more

Changes on way at Gen Re as Raiguel named CEO

Ajit Jain has appointed Kara Raiguel the new CEO of Gen Re and said the reinsurer is likely to go through a period of change to guarantee its relevance, according to an internal memo seen by Inside FACRead more

Pressure continues for aviation war following EgyptAir crash

The fragile aviation war market is facing the prospect of another significant claim following the tragic loss of EgyptAir's flight MS804 on 19th MayRead more

McMurray wildfire losses up by C$625mn

Further notifications for insured losses from the Fort McMurray wildfires have added up to C$625mn to the total, which is approaching C$2.8bn, according to sister publication The Insurance InsiderRead more

Cathedral property cat defections continue

The remainder of Cathedral's former property treaty reinsurance team has departed the company, with the resignations of the last two underwriters, according to sister publication The Insurance InsiderRead more

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Attack of the drones?

What do the sliced hand of a Spanish pop star, warehouse security and possible aviation near misses have in common? Inside FAC investigates the world of dronesRead more

Matthew Muggeridge

Patent pending

It has become something of a truism that the insurance market has struggled to adapt fully to the global shift from a tangible to an intangible economyRead more

Alistair Lester

Lester is more

Alistair Lester, global head of facultative, Willis Towers WatsonRead more

Mark Broadhurst

Data analytics under the surgeon’s knife

In a world of big data, D&F underwriters potentially have more information at their fingertips than ever before. However, the key to success is how that data is utilised to reduce loss ratios and improve profitabilityRead more

Marcus - sketch

Absolutely roasting

Everyone has their place in the sun, so the saying goes, and there seems little doubt when looking around the fac market, whether that be in London, the US or further afield, that fac brokers are having a rather splendid time of it at the moment Read more

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