Kidnapping has moved on somewhat since notorious criminal Jacques Mesrine was dubbed “L’ennemi public no. 1,” by police in France. This article highlights the emergence of “express kidnappings” in recent years and how the market for kidnap, ransom and extortion insurance coverage has evolved too.
In the EU, the European Parliament recently adopted two new regulations that significantly tighten the requirements for medical devices. This article provides an overview of the new regulations, the scandal that prompted change and the need to balance safety, innovation and affordability.
The regulatory landscape is constantly evolving. With this in mind, Post asked a number of senior insurance figures about some of the most pertinent changes that are afoot from GDPR to the IDD, and how they would like the situation to develop in a post-Brexit Europe.
This whitepaper provides an overview of the General Data Protection Regulation, indicating why it was needed, when it comes into force, what it entails for the impacted companies and how such companies can go about defining and implementing their compliance strategy.
This Marker Barometer examines the attitudes of brokers to business confidence and legal expenses insurance. Topics covered include: business expectations of UK brokers; the impact of Brexit; broker perceptions of the significance of GDPR; communicating the legal expenses insurance proposition.
Expanding overseas adds a new dimension to a company’s risk landscape as companies need to comply with a diverse array of laws and regulations. This article sheds light on regional differences in corporate governance requirements and highlights the case for covering D&O in a global program.
Since the referendum on 23 June 2016, there has been a lot of uncertainty, but for the UK's insurance industry the shockwaves are likely to be felt for some time. In this whitepaper, Neil Clutterbuck, CUO at Allianz, considers the impact of Brexit upon the insurance industry.
Formal negotiations have begun to bring about the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union. Our latest roundtable event heard businesses’ concerns over Brexit and offered helpful guidance. This article looks at what the roundtable revealed about how you can prepare for the potential impact of Brexit.
Impact Forecasting evaluates the impact of the natural disaster events that occurred worldwide during June 2017. Topics covered: convective storms impact US insurers; seasonal rainfall leads to nearly USD2.5 billion in economic flood damage in China; major wildfires hit South Africa and Portugal.
The EU’s Insurance Distribution Directive is designed to make it easier for firms to trade cross-border, create a level playing field and strengthen policyholder protection. This article provides an overview of the IDD and the implications for parties involved in the insurance distribution chain.