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Willis Towers Watson Launches Cyber Aviation Cover with AIG Collaboration

Willis Towers Watson has introduced CyFly, an insurance solution specifically tailored to cover cyber exposure affecting the airline industry. The recent Willis Towers Watson Industry Risk Index identified failure of critical IT systems as the most significant risk facing the …

Insurance Rates for Architects, Engineers Stabilize or Decline in 2016: Survey

Although a slim majority of insurance companies providing architects and engineers professional liability insurance saw their rates stabilize in 2016, nearly one in three experienced modest decreases in rates. That’s according to a new survey by insurance broker Ames & …

Miller Taps Gallagher’s Maule as Senior Trade Credit & Political Risks Broker

Miller has hired David Maule in a business production and senior broking role, which the London-based broker said will add “considerable strength” to its trade credit and political risks capabilities. Maule will work with colleagues in the London, Paris and …

U.S. Weather in March to Cost Insurers More than $2 Billion: Aon

Four severe weather outbreaks in the U.S. throughout March led to extensive damage in the central and eastern parts of the country, costing the insurance industry in excess of US$2.0 billion, according to a report published by Impact Forecasting, Aon …

April 1 Renewals Saw ‘Disciplined Softening’ with Ample Capacity: Aon & Willis Re

With abundant capacity, aggressive capital market competition and acceptable returns for global reinsurers, it’s no wonder that the elusive bottom of soft market pricing was not evident at the April 1 renewals. During 2016, global reinsurers generated “an acceptable, though …

UK’s Alan Boswell Group Buys Sutcliffe Insurance Brokers

Alan Boswell Group, the Norwich, England-based insurance broker and financial adviser, announced it has acquired Sutcliffe Solloway & Co. Ltd. (trading as Sutcliffe Insurance Brokers), thereby expanding its business into Lincolnshire, England. The financial terms of the acquisition were not …

Brokerslink Launches Global Construction Practice with 2 Appointments

Brokerslink announced the launch of an expanded Global Construction Practice with the appointments of Brian Schofield and Edouard Marron as co-practice leaders. They take up these roles with immediate effect. The new Global Construction Practice will provide risk management, technical, …

O’Halleran to Retire from Aon After 37 Years

Aon Benfield, the global reinsurance intermediary and capital adviser of Aon plc, has today announced that Michael O’Halleran is set to retire from the business after 37 years of service. From his founding role as leader of Aon Re at …

RMC Group to Open 2 London Offices, Affirming Commitment to UK Market

Naples, Fla.-based RMC Group, a consortium of insurance and actuarial consulting firms, has announced it plans to expand its international operations by opening two new offices in the United Kingdom. “Establishing a permanent presence in Europe is another exciting step …

Broker THB and CNA Hardy Partner to Provide Global Industrial Cyber Solution

London-based broker THB, CNA Hardy and cyber security specialist Waterfall Security Solutions have entered into a partnership to provide a cyber security protection package for industrial businesses globally. The package, distributed exclusively through THB, includes CNA Hardy’s cyber technology and cyber …