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HSB Launches Online Broker E-Trading Platform in Ireland

Specialist engineering and technology insurer HSB, part of Munich Re, has expanded its e-trade offering by launching HSB Fast Track, its broker online trading platform, in Ireland. The HSB Fast Track e-trade platform is offering brokers in Ireland a full …

Lloyd’s Launches Application Program Interface (API) to Enhance Electronic Placements

Lloyd’s announced the launch of an application program interface (API), which is designed to help London market brokers and underwriters place business electronically. The new API is part of the market’s modernization project, called the Future at Lloyd’s, and its …

Ed Broking Launches E-Trading Platform Called ‘TradEd’ in Bermuda

Ed Broking, the London-based reinsurance, wholesale and specialty broker, announced the external launch of its TradEd portals for carriers and clients in Bermuda. TradEd, the e-trading platform that is used in-house by BGC insurance companies* globally, is now available to …

Aon’s Reinsurer Trading Portal, ABConnect, Receives Accreditation from Lloyd’s

Insurance and reinsurance broker Aon has received accreditation from Lloyd’s for its reinsurer trading portal, ABConnect Placements. Following the recent deployment of Aon’s binding function, the Lloyd’s Franchise Board provided “conditional recognition” of Aon’s ABConnect Placements platform so valid contracts …

Aon Enhances Reinsurer E-Trading Portal to Support Remote Working During Pandemic

Aon plc, the global re/insurance broker, has enhanced its reinsurer trading portal, ABConnect Placements, to electronically bind treaty placements with Lloyd’s of London and International Underwriting Association (IUA) insurers. The new bind feature enables Lloyd’s and the London company markets …

Industry Needs to Join Insurtech Wave to Digitize Insurance: AFL’s Esser

There is a fundamental need for reform and modernization, particularly in the London market. We should be electronically processing all lines of business, not just specialty classes. Of course, we should look at ubiquitous electronic placement too. So what can …

Zurich Launches Management Liability Offering for SMEs in Australia

Zurich is launching a new management liability offering, specifically designed to protect small to medium enterprises (SMEs) in Australia, with turnovers up to AUD$50 million. The new product will be provided via “Z.stream,” the company’s electronic broking system. Z.stream* already …

Brokers Flock to Sign up for London Market’s Electronic Trading ‘e-Accounts’

The London market’s ambition to enable brokers to trade globally with it more easily has taken a significant step closer with phase one of e-Accounts now operational. Brokers using the system can “send and receive ACORD accounting and settlement messages, …