The volatile and unpredictable insurance market conditions derived from the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as emerging cyber, political, and environmental risks, has seen an increase in activity surrounding captives entering legacy transactions. Increasingly recognised as a strategic portfolio management tool, exit solutions help to free up capital and capacity to … [Read more...] about Legacy Solutions
Speaking to The Insurer TV as part of #ReinsuranceMonth, R&Q’s group head of legacy M&A said the firm was very conscious of the need to carry out thorough due diligence to properly understand exposures in terms of where claims are arising from within portfolios, and also to “get a real good feel” as to how claims are being managed. “These claims need to be kept on … [Read more...] about R&Q’s Corver: Due diligence critical to managing social inflation as urges “buyer beware”
The number of completed merger and acquisition deals in the insurance sector last year leaped from 407 to 418, according to Clyde & Co’s latest Insurance Growth Report. The report said that the surge was driven by a particularly strong second half of the year, which saw 221 deals, up from 197 in the first six months. The Americas remained the most active region for … [Read more...] about Number of completed mergers and acquisitions rose in 2021: Clyde & Co
2020 was called the "Year of the SPAC" but 2021 is already on track to surpass it. At the Summer Membership Meeting, Jack Vales, Partner at Dentons, moderated a lively discussion covering all you need to know about the rapid rise of SPACs in the educational session entitled “SPAC-tacular Ascent: The Rise of SPACs.” Fellow Dentons partners Ilan Katz and Ira L. Kotel joined the … [Read more...] about As the SPAC Market Cools, What Comes Next?
Earlier this month AIRROC hosted its Insurance Business Transfer (“IBT”) Workshop, which brought together (virtually) industry leaders and experts for a half-day of presentations and discussions on the legal and regulatory landscape affecting the IBT space. A highlight of the day was a review of lessons learned during the recent, first-of-its kind transaction under Oklahoma’s … [Read more...] about Insurance Business Transfer Workshop
AIRROC is pleased to announce the addition of two new members, BMS Group Ltd. and Fortitude Reinsurance Company Ltd., and Gallagher Bassett as a new Corporate Partner. AIRROC looks forward to working together with BMS, Fortitude Re and Gallagher Bassett on a number of dimensions with the intention of delivering greater service to our shared communities of legacy … [Read more...] about AIRROC Continues to Grow its Network!
AIRROC announces the 2021 board leadership. The officers are Chair Bill Teich (The Hartford) and the two Co-Vice Chairs are Bill Goldsmith (AIG) and Betsy Mitchell (Armour Risk). Marianne Petillio (ROM Re) serves as Treasurer and Megan McHugh, Brandywine Holdings acts as the Secretary of the Board. The Chair (Teich) and two Co-Vice Chairs (Goldsmith and Mitchell), … [Read more...] about AIRROC Confirms Board Leadership and New Directors for 2021
The New York Attorney General and the New York State Department of Financial Services are leaders in the efforts to fill in the regulatory gap in the wake of perceived reduction in federal enforcement. Read the full article here... … [Read more...] about Expect Increased New York State Regulatory Enforcement in the Banking and Financial Services Industry
Corporate Partner Dentons highlights the legal issues in assessing coverage for vandalism, looting, and related business interruption and civil authority claims. Legal Information To say we are living in unprecedented times in the insurance and reinsurance world, and everywhere else, would be a gross understatement. While we continue to work from home, insurers … [Read more...] about Social Unrest: Covered or Not?
The number of captives in emerging markets could be set to grow in coming years, with countries in Asia, Latin America and the Middle East seeing an increasing number of launches. Read more here - https://www.captiveinternational.com/news/asia-latam-and-the-middle-east-ripe-for-captive-growth-says-cica-board-chair-3368 … [Read more...] about Asia, LatAm and the Middle East Ripe for Captive Growth: CICA Board Chair
AIRROC announces the 2020 board leadership. The officers are Chair Bill Teich (The Hartford) and Co-Vice Chair Bill Goldsmith (AIG). Collectively serving as AIRROC's Executive Committee along with Executive Director, Carolyn Fahey, they bring many years of experience and insights with them. Teich is Vice President of Reinsurance at The Hartford and … [Read more...] about AIRROC Confirms Board Leadership and New Directors for 2020
AIRROC is honored to remember David Scasbrook of Swiss Re with Person of the Year Award. A fitting tribute to an industry giant who will be very missed. Don't count the days, make the days count. ― Muhammad Ali It is with profound sadness and deepest respect that the AIRROC community remembered and honored David Scasbrook at this year’s 15th Annual AIRROC NJ Legacy … [Read more...] about AIRROC Person of the Year: David Scasbrook
High hopes as the US House of Representatives passes historic marijuana reform legislation which allows banks and other financial institutions to work with state-legal cannabis industry. Currently, thirty-three states and the District of Columbia have passed laws legalizing marijuana for medical and/or adult-use. … [Read more...] about Congress Takes First Step to Banking on Cannabis