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AIG Launches Global Commercial Property Coverage for Mid-Market

The American International Group, Inc. (AIG) insurers have launched a new line of multinational commercial property products and services, including expanded coverage, loss prevention engineering, and risk management solutions, for mid-sized businesses confronting global risk exposures. AIG’s Property Performance Series …

XL Group’s Financial Lines Launches M&A Division, Allen to Lead

XL Group has added a mergers and acquisitions (M&A) insurance division to its Financial Lines business and appointed Tim Allen to head the business line. The signs for 2014 are that M&A activity is on the rise. And, according to …

Ironshore Adds Financial Institutions Practice

Ironshore Inc. has added a new global practice focused on financial institutions and expanded its industry leadership structure to address the select, industry-specific insurance market risk. Christopher Brown of Ironshore’s Pembroke Managing Agency, based in London, has been named practice leader …

Ironshore’s Pembroke Agency Launches Insurance for Satellite Financing

Ironshore International’s Pembroke Managing Agency Limited has begun offering insurance coverage for lenders engaged in the financing of satellite projects. The product provides insurance coverage for banks and export credit agencies against the risk of non-disclosure and misrepresentation by the …

Aon Revises London Short Excess Liability Follow Form for Global Clients

Aon Risk Solutions, the global risk management business of Aon plc, has released its latest London Short Excess Liability Follow form policy (London Short #2) to provide clients with more contract certainty, clarity and consistency of coverage. The previous version of the …

Willis Launches New Policy to Cover Repatriation Costs for Stranded Seafarers

Willis Group Holdings has launched a new liability insurance policy to cover the costs associated with repatriating stranded seafarers. The Maritime Labor Convention, 2006 (MLC) which came into force on August 20, states that flag states are responsible for repatriating …

Allied World Bermuda Launches Liability Coverage for ACOs

Allied World Bermuda has launched a new accountable care organization (ACOs) liability product for Bermuda-based clients. The product provides coverage for ACOs – newly emerging healthcare organizations characterized by a payment and care delivery model that ties provider reimbursements to …

DriveFactor, Admiral Group to Offer Usage-Based Insurance Throughout UK

DriveFactor has partnered with Admiral Group plc to expand usage-based insurance (UBI) offerings throughout the U.K. Through this partnership, DriveFactor will power a version of Admiral’s Bell Safe Driver policy, which offers discounted auto insurance to U.K.-based drivers who apply. …

ACE Study: Reputation the Hardest Risk to Manage

Ninety-two percent of companies believe that reputational risk is the most challenging category of risk to manage, according to a major new study from ACE Group conducted across 15 countries within its EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) region. ACE’s …

Guy Carpenter Facilitates Launch of Multi-Peril Crop Insurance in Australia

Guy Carpenter & Co., LLC, a global risk and reinsurance specialist and member of Marsh & McLennan Cos. has facilitated the launch of a Multi-Peril Crop Insurance (MPCI) product for Australian grain growers for the 2013 crop season. The product …