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Most UK SMEs Don’t Understand Risks of Cyber Attacks, Data Loss: Aon Poll

A poll of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and micro businesses in the UK shows over half are confused by or even unaware of the rules around the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), while more than eight out of …

Public Transit Systems See Rise in Liability Losses

Nationally, public transit systems are seeing a steady increase in liability claim severity, even as ridership declines, according to a new study from Aon. Aon’s study found that overall public transit liability claim frequency is growing 1 percent annually, with …

Patrick Ryan Hails Program Business Amid Retail Consolidation, Moves Toward MGAs

Insurance industry trailblazer Patrick Ryan thinks the insurance program business could be headed for interesting times given recent consolidation in the retail insurance agency sector, an influx of capital and the recent purchase of a large program manager by American …

Aon Forms New Ventures Group, Led by Chief Innovation Officer Goland

Aon plc announced it has formed a new unit called New Ventures Group, which is designed to increase Aon’s investment in innovative new businesses. The global unit will identify, incubate and deliver new sources of value for clients, explained an …

Aon and Fixico Offer Digital Car Repair Solution for Fleet Clients in Belgium

Aon is partnering with Fixico to offer a fully-digital solution to handle car repairs for Aon’s fleet clients in Belgium. Fixico offers a digital platform for car repair handling, which is directly connected to a wide network of selected high-quality …

Airport Operators Take Action Against Rising Seas, Powerful Storms as Climate Changes

Global airport operators, faced with rising sea levels and more powerful storms as the climate changes, are starting to invest in measures including higher runways, seawalls and better drainage systems to future-proof immovable assets. In early September, a seawall at …

Aon Policy Provides Financial Support to Terrorist Victims

Aon has collaborated with Pembroke Managing Agency at Lloyd’s to develop Public Protection Policy (PPP), which helps businesses provide financial support to individuals affected by a terrorist attack on a company’s premises or owned space. As the focus of terrorist …

Aon Creates $350M of Cyber Capacity, Launches New Solution for Silent Cyber

Aon plc is continuing its investment in cyber by creating US$350 million of new reinsurance capacity and launching its silent cyber* solution. Aon’s silent cyber solution is designed to partner with carriers in their journey to identify, quantify and mitigate …

Aon Promotes Mulligan to Head of Cyber, Foord-Kelcey to Head of Cyber Innovation

Aon plc has promoted Catherine Mulligan and Luke Foord-Kelcey within its Reinsurance Solutions business to strengthen its suite of cyber products for insurers. As global head of Cyber for Aon’s Reinsurance Solutions business, Mulligan will be responsible for setting strategy, …

Interest in Crypto Insurance Grows, Despite High Premiums, Broad Exclusions

In the staid and buttoned-up world of insurance underwriting, few want to talk about it. You won’t find many ads promoting it or details on company websites offering it. But according to industry insiders, there’s a hot new business that …