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The New Digital Normal and the Future of Work in Reinsurance

It’s been said that necessity is the mother of invention. That proverb was illustrated perfectly during the insurance industry’s successful scramble to conduct its business digitally at the onset of the COVID-19 crisis. This digital transformation is creating a new …

AXA XL Expands Construction Offering to ‘Highly Protected Projects’

AXA XL’s North America Construction insurance business has expanded its insurance programs and services for construction projects to include customized coverage for risks that qualify as a “Highly Protected Project” (HPP) because of their implementation of technologies designed to reduce …

Insurance Development Forum Launches Insurance Program for Peruvian Schools

The Insurance Development Forum (IDF), a public-private partnership led by the insurance industry and supported by international organizations, announced the launch of an insurance program for Peru’s public schools. The program is the result of a grant agreement between Germany’s …

University Insured Chinese Student Tuition Revenue Against Virus. Then COVID-19 Hit.

After becoming dean of the University of Illinois business school in 2015, Jeffrey Brown worried that politics or a virus would choke off a major source of revenue for his school: Chinese graduate students. So, in 2017, along with the …

Marine Insurance Losses Likely to Be Under $250M from Beirut Port Blast: Carpenter

Insurance claims for damage to ships, goods and the port itself after a warehouse explosion last week in the port of Beirut were likely to total less than $250 million, reinsurance broker Guy Carpenter said on Monday. Overall insured losses …

AXA XL Presents New Leadership Team for Americas

As part of the proposed changes to its insurance operating model announced in April, AXA XL has appointed its new Americas leadership team, reporting to Joe Tocco, chief executive officer for the Americas. The appointments include: Donna Nadeau to chief …

AXA XL Announces Leadership Team for UK & Lloyd’s Region

AXA XL announced the new leadership team for its UK & Lloyd’s region. Effective immediately, the appointments are part of the proposed changes to the operating model of AXA XL’s Insurance business following a strategic review. They are in line …

New Lloyd’s Syndicate-in-a-Box Created to Insure Transport of Future COVID-19 Vaccine

Lloyd’s, the specialist insurance and reinsurance market, announced the creation and in principle approval of its newest “syndicate-in-a-box,” Syndicate 1796,* set up to insure the storage and transportation of a COVID-19 vaccine – once its developed – to emerging economies. …

Insurers Are Creating Products for World Where Pandemics Could Become New Norm

Insurers are creating products for a world where virus outbreaks could become the new normal after many businesses were left out in the cold during the COVID-19 crisis. While new pandemic-proof policies might not be cheap, they offer businesses from …

AXA XL Names McGovern as CEO UK & Lloyd’s Market

AXA XL announced that Sean McGovern has been appointed as CEO UK & Lloyd’s market, subject to regulatory approval. McGovern had been performing the role on an interim basis for some months and has now been confirmed on a permanent …