Lloyd’s News

Russia World Cup Insurance Premiums Rise on Risks of Terrorism, Hooliganism

The risk of terror attacks and damage from hooligans has pushed up premiums for businesses and players buying insurance for the soccer World Cup in Russia compared to the previous event in Brazil, brokers and insurers say. The insured value …

Lloyd’s Lab Begins Global Search for Insurtech Talent

Lloyd’s Lab, the global insurance market’s new innovation sandbox, is launching a global search for tech talent to partner with the Lloyd’s market and develop solutions for its unique and rapidly changing needs. In order to support its digital evolution, …

Lloyd’s Uses Insurable Value Data to Predict France Will Win 2018 World Cup

Analyzing the collective insurable value of soccer players, Lloyd’s of London* predicts that France will be the winner of the 2018 World Cup, which will be held in Russia from June 14 to July 15, 2018. The research, which was …

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 …

Lloyd’s Index Shows $92B at Risk in North American Cities Each Year

Cities in the U.S. and Canada stand to lose $92.96 billion per year to risks like market crash, cyber attack and flood, an index from Lloyd’s released today shows. Lloyd’s newly issued City Risk Index, which produces estimates of how …

CFO Parry to Leave Lloyd’s After 17 Years

Lloyd’s of London announced today that Chief Financial Officer John Parry has decided to leave the corporation after 17 years. Parry joined Lloyd’s in August 2001. He was appointed chief financial officer in December 2014, and is a member of …

Pembroke Managing Agency Gets Nod to Manage Lloyd’s Syndicate for India’s GIC Re

Pembroke Managing Agency Ltd., the London-based subsidiary of Ironshore, has been granted approval by Lloyd’s to establish and manage a syndicate for India’s GIC Re. GIC Syndicate 1947 has been granted permission to underwrite business, attaching on or after April …

Lloyd’s Appoints Black as Northeast Region Market Development Lead

Lloyd’s, a global specialist insurance and reinsurance market, has appointed Dawnmarie Black as the market development lead for Lloyd’s Northeast region. She will be based in the Boston, Mass., area in her new role and will be responsible for market …

Lloyd’s Market Association Launches Claims Development Training Tool

The Lloyd’s Market Association (LMA) has launched the Claims Development Pathway, an interactive training and development tool that will provide support to claims professionals in the Lloyd’s market, at every stage of their careers. Modernizing claims handling at Lloyd’s is …

ArgoGlobal Launches Lloyd’s Market Motor Treaty Consortium, Supported by Barbican

ArgoGlobal, the Lloyd’s insurer and member of Argo Group, announced the launch of the first Lloyd’s market consortium for motor treaty business. The consortium, led by ArgoGlobal and supported by Barbican Insurance Group, was established in time for Jan. 1 …