Currently group risk chief officer
Zahir Sharif and Alex Dalton both improve managing director positions
Firms that fail to put processes in place to meet the requirements of MiFID II now will undoubtedly feel the strain - both financially and operationally - in the near future, warns Matt Riordan
Swiss Re surveyed 13,000 people across 13 countries in Europe and the Middle East about financial security issues. The responses and findings are both impressive and alarming, says Russell Higginbotham
Now Health International will raise premiums for business underwritten in its European branch by 2%, while offering a 10% introductory discount for new individual Europe and Global customers.
With the implementation of Solvency II around the corner, Silverfinch's John Dowdall sets out priorities for all insurers.
European leaders are set to announce a long-term deal that would see the EU budget cut, in real terms, for the first time since the European Union was created.
The insurance market across Europe, the Middle East and Africa is expected to remain broadly stable in 2013, according to Marsh's Insurance Market Report 2013.
A comparison website has estimated a 15% life insurance rate rise for women post-Gender Directive and warned that getting in early will be vital.
This month, the AMII elected a new chair. Owain Thomas spoke to the outgoing - and often outspoken - Andrew Tripp after two years leading the organisation.
Want an example of how not to do things? Owain Thomas finds the UK term assurance market's approach is being avoided worldwide.
Axa, Allianz and Aviva groups are among 15 insurers that Standard & Poors (S&P) have warned face a downgrade in their credit rating.
Now Health International has introduced a flexible currency facility for customers in around 200 countries.
The Treasury has confirmed new European rules outlawing the use of gender in underwriting will not affect policies taken out before 21 December 2012.
Governments across Europe are getting on board to help people stop smoking. Ross Campbell discusses nicotine replacement therapy's underwriting implications
Mike Benton, chief executive of Medicals Direct, shares his future of care provision with Paul Robertson.
Regulation imposed by the FSA is a greater burden and competitive disadvantage on brokers than corporation tax, the British Insurance Brokers' Association (BIBA) has warned.
Representatives of the European insurance industry have written to the European Commissioner for the Internal Market and Services, Michel Barnier, to ensure that the "overly conservative and prescriptive" elements it believes are contained in the draft...
Insurers could be prevented from using age, health and any other form of differentiation to underwrite and price products if a French administrative authority has its way.
More than a third of European workers would willingly sacrifice some of their pay for greater financial protection in the event of illness or injury, research suggests.
The CEA, the European insurance and reinsurance federation, has warned that there could be far-reaching implications for the price and availability of insurance cover if an opinion by the advocate general is upheld by the European Court of Justice.
David Houghton-Brown discusses the universal lessons and pitfalls learnt from Medicals Direct's foray into European markets
The ABI has discounted fears of a pan European regulatory clash, as both the UK and the EU authorities overhaul their supervision of financial services.
Medicals Direct has announced its expansion into mainland Europe with the formation of two joint ventures.