environmental insurance News

Work Begins to Reopen Idaho Mine Following Settlement

A northern Idaho mine could be put back into operation following the settlement of a federal lawsuit against the mine’s owner. The Spokesman-Review reported a settlement agreement was filed Monday in federal court in Boise that aims to resolve environmental …

E&S Exit: State Auto’s Rockhill Sells Environmental Insurance Renewals to CapSpecialty

Capitol Indemnity Corp., a wholly-owned subsidiary of CapSpecialty Inc., said it has acquired the renewal rights to Rockhill Insurance Group’s excess and surplus environmental insurance book of business. Rockhill is a member of the State Auto Insurance Group, which has …

Pen Underwriting Builds on QBE Partnership with Irish P/C Capacity Deal

Pen Underwriting has extended its strategic relationship with QBE into the Republic of Ireland, with a new property & casualty capacity partnership in the highly specialist area of hazardous goods & environmental industries. The new partnership takes effect on Jan. …

Everest Taps Farr to Lead Environmental Unit in North America; Adds McVay for Monoline

Brian Farr has been named leader of the Environmental unit within Everest Insurance. Based in Everest’s Liberty Corner, N.J., office, Farr is charged with expanding the company’s environmental product breadth, appetite and distribution footprint in North America. Farr initially joined …

XL Catlin Promotes Gerbaud to Head International Environmental

XL Catlin’s insurance operations announced the promotion of Adias Gerbaud to head international environmental. In her newly expanded role, Gerbaud will be responsible for managing XL Catlin’s environmental portfolio while leading a team of eleven underwriters across the UK, Western …