Brexit begins to change dynamics but London company market delivers 16% premium rise

Brexit begins to change dynamics but London company market delivers 16% premium rise

Brexit begins to change dynamics but London company market delivers 16% premium rise

No dominant post-Brexit hub is emerging for London company firms, as the market delivered a 16% premium jump in 2017 and its statistics begin to reflect changing dynamics bought about by the UK’s EU exit, according to a report by the International Underwriting Association (IUA)…

BPL names new director of French subsidiary

BPL names new director of French subsidiary

BPL names new director of French subsidiary

Credit and political risk broker BPL Global has named Lucia Petry director of its French subsidiary Berry Palmer & Lyle SA. Ms Petry has worked at the Paris office since 2014. As director, Ms Petry will take on managerial responsibility, while also maintaining links with French-speaking corporate clients. BPL said Ms Petry has played key roles in developing new covers…

French government boosts cyber defences with 800 experts

French government boosts cyber defences with 800 experts

French government boosts cyber defences with 800 experts

The French government recently boosted its cybersecurity defences with the appointment of 800 cyber experts, according to a report on cyber threats in the country. The report, analysed by David Taylor and Vincent Denoyelle at law firm Hogan Lovells, was published by the French Home Office and highlights trends in cybercrime. The report says cybercriminals are effectively using typosquatting to…

SCOR adds new alternative capital unit in P&C reorganisation

SCOR adds new alternative capital unit in P&C reorganisation

SCOR adds new alternative capital unit in P&C reorganisation

SCOR has reorganised its P&C business and added a new P&C Partners division to position the company for growth in alternative capital and other non-traditional solutions for buyers, including investments in insurtech. Announcing the new divisions, SCOR said named its senior team to oversee the three new business units – Reinsurance, Specialty Insurance and P&C Partners – that will sit…

1 2 3 42