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QBE Hires Berkshire Hathaway Financial Lines Leaders

QBE Hires Berkshire Hathaway Financial Lines Leaders

QBE North America appointed Dan Fortin and Todd Greeley as the heads of its financial lines business. They both were former underwriters in Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance Inc. QBE NA...

SEC awards $114M to an anonymous whistleblower

SEC awards $114M to an anonymous whistleblower

The Securities and Exchange Commission recently announced that it has awarded more than $114 million to an anonymous whistleblower. The SEC, which does not identify whistleblowers, said the award consists...

Cytora Shifts to the Permanent Remote-First Working Culture

Cytora Shifts to the Permanent Remote-First Working Culture

Insurtech Cytora, specialized in simplifying underwriting for commercial insurance is moving to remote-first working permanently. The employees can work from any location of their choice and are not constrained to...

Argo to sell Ariel Re to Stanard’s Pelican and JC Flowers

Argo to sell Ariel Re to Stanard’s Pelican and JC Flowers

Underwriter of specialty insurance and reinsurance products, Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd. announced an agreement to sell its reinsurance business, Ariel Re, to Pelican Ventures and J.C. Flowers & Co.,...

Premium Credit Research Shows 51% of SMEs Cut Back on Business Insurance Policies

Premium Credit Research Shows 51% of SMEs Cut Back on Business Insurance Policies

Due to the continuing Covid-19 pandemic, more than half of SMEs have stopped paying for a range of business insurance policies. Business property cover, professional indemnity, and cyber insurance were...

Adrien Couret Joins the Scor Board of Directors

Adrien Couret Joins the Scor Board of Directors

SCOR announced its decision to co-opt Adrien Couret, Chief Executive Officer of the Macif group, as a Director. The decision was made in the SCOR Board of Directors meeting held...

Swiss Re Reports 9-month Net Loss Amid the Pandemic

Swiss Re Reports 9-month Net Loss Amid the Pandemic

Reinsurance company Swiss Re reported a small net loss in the first nine months after booking claims and reserves of $3 billion related to COVID-19. The company said that the...

RSA’s UK Premium Shrinks due to Covid Impact

RSA’s UK Premium Shrinks due to Covid Impact

RSA’s UK and international premium shrank 6% to £1.99bn this year, as revealed by the insurer in its third-quarter statement. The insurer stated that the shrinkage would only be 2%...

Events
Insurance Tech Virtual Conference Inviting 25+ Experts on AI, IoT, Customer Experience, Innovations and Data Analytics

Insurance Tech Virtual Conference Inviting 25+ Experts on AI, IoT, Customer Experience, Innovations and Data Analytics

In view of the current trends in technology transformations and innovation in the insurance business, Altaworld is hosting a premier Insurance Tech Virtual Conference on December 14 – 15, 2020 with 25+ technology experts speaking over the two days. Additionally,...

Recent Updates
QBE Hires Berkshire Hathaway Financial Lines Leaders

QBE Hires Berkshire Hathaway Financial Lines Leaders

QBE North America appointed Dan Fortin and Todd Greeley as the heads of its financial lines business. They both were...

SEC awards $114M to an anonymous whistleblower

SEC awards $114M to an anonymous whistleblower

The Securities and Exchange Commission recently announced that it has awarded more than $114 million to an anonymous whistleblower. The...

Cytora Shifts to the Permanent Remote-First Working Culture

Cytora Shifts to the Permanent Remote-First Working Culture

Insurtech Cytora, specialized in simplifying underwriting for commercial insurance is moving to remote-first working permanently. The employees can work from...

Argo to sell Ariel Re to Stanard’s Pelican and JC Flowers

Argo to sell Ariel Re to Stanard’s Pelican and JC Flowers

Underwriter of specialty insurance and reinsurance products, Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd. announced an agreement to sell its reinsurance business,...

Premium Credit Research Shows 51% of SMEs Cut Back on Business Insurance Policies

Premium Credit Research Shows 51% of SMEs Cut Back on Business Insurance Policies

Due to the continuing Covid-19 pandemic, more than half of SMEs have stopped paying for a range of business insurance...