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Insurer Hiscox Reserves $232 Million for Coronavirus-Related Claims in First Half

Hefty payouts for sports events and holidays canceled due to the coronovirus crisis helped send insurer Hiscox deep into the red on Monday and pummeled its shares to their lowest in more than two months. The company, which operates on …

Biggest Uncertainty for UK Insurers Remains Around Business Interruption Claims: BoE

The biggest uncertainty now facing insurers is whether they will have to pay for a raft of business interruption claims, the Bank of England said, as a court prepares to rule on whether existing policies cover big losses caused by …

Lloyd’s, London Market Insurers Surpass Q2 Electronic Placing Targets

More than half of in-scope market risks were placed electronically in the London and Lloyd’s markets during the second quarter, surpassing targets placed on the Platform Placing Ltd. (PPL) and other recognized electronic placement systems. The target for this quarter …

Lloyd’s Gathers Group of Industry Heavy-Hitters as Advisers for Its Future Strategy

Lloyd’s has gathered a group of industry heavy-hitters — such as Evan Greenberg at Chubb, Dan Glaser at Marsh & McLennan, and John Haley at Willis Towers Watson — to sit on advisory committees that will help support and develop …

Lloyd’s Insurers Surpass Target for Electronic Risk Placements: Report

Insurers in the Lloyd’s of London market have switched 45% of their business to an electronic platform, ahead of target, the platform said on Monday. The insurance industry has been slower to move to electronic trading than other parts of …

London’s Electronic Placing Platform Gains Traction, Binding More Than 50,000 Risks

More than 50,000 risks have been bound on the London market’s electronic placement platform, with nearly 12,500 risks bound in the last three months alone, announced the board of the Placing Platform Ltd. (PPL). “This is another watershed moment for …

London’s Electronic Placements via PPL Exceeded Targets During Q4 2018

London’s electronic placing platform exceeded its target of 30 percent of in-scope risks during the fourth quarter of 2018, according to the board of Placing Platform Ltd. (PPL). Lloyd’s syndicates accepted 39 percent of in-scope risks, with 76 percent of …

London’s Electronic Placing Platform PPL Announces Updates, Enhancements

The London market’s electronic placing platform, PPL Ltd., announced a platform update. PPL said the new release includes: An enhancement so the broker can now select multiple stamps for facilities. The underwriter response is identical to open market functionality; underwriters …

London’s Electronic Placements Exceed Targets; Beazley Syndicate 3623 Ranks #1

The London market’s electronic placing platform, PPL Ltd., exceeded targets during the third quarter as more and more syndicates and companies accepted risks via the platform. Beazley Syndicate 3623 topped the league table of those Lloyd’s syndicates that have embraced …

London Market’s Electronic Placing Platform, PPL, Now Trades Aviation Risks

The London market’s electronic placing platform, PPL Ltd., announced that aviation classes of business went live on the platform on June 11. “With only reinsurance and verticalized placements left to go, this latest release means that underwriters and brokers are …