Monday 19 October 2020 – Headlines & Stories of Interest


“Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don't quit.” ~ Conrad Hilton

EIOPA calls on insurance sector to complete preparations for the end of the UK transition period

New Zealand, United Kingdom, USA: Cyber attacks and the insurance response – MinterEllisonRuddWatts, a leading NZ law firm

The Insurer of England – “The more systemic the risk, the less useful we insurers can be.” ~ Mark Geoghegan, The Voice of Insurance. “Don’t be fooled by the post-financial crisis outbreak of relative humility. Underneath the banks still feel they are the senior financial service, looking down on the rest of us.”

Cat losses, pandemic likely to be highlighted in P&C insurers' Q3 results

Artemis: Hurricane Delta onshore insured property loss close to $1.25bn: KCC

Munich Re calls for higher reinsurance renewal pricing, increased discipline

These hidden home risks can send insurance through the roof

Cayman removed from EU non-cooperative tax list as Barbados added

Brokerslink bolsters global presence with three new affiliates

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Posted by Alex Hodges
Alex has 40+ years of experience in the industry with a specific interest in the international P&C business. Alex began his career with Rollins Burdick Hunter Co in Chicago; moved to New York with the firm; then back to Chicago HQ after the acquisition of RBH by Aon. As part of Aon’s global acquisition team, he moved to The Netherlands to help with the integration of Hudig-Langeveldt and Frank B. Hall in Europe, Scandinavia, United Kingdom and the Middle East. Alex has expertise managing large multinational insurance programs. His last position with Aon was managing the Aon-owned Strategic Underwriters International MGA for Kidnap, Ransom & Extortion, Workplace Violence and Political Risk. Alex is the founder of Insurance Services Network Corporation and Editor-in-Chief of the IRL – Insurance Research Letter.


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