News & Commentary

Global Insurance Trends 14.05.2019

Douglas Shillito

This week, following its unveiling of a new strategy, Lloyd’s confirmed it will invest in Layr, a cloud-based commercial insurance platform for small businesses, following a successful trial in the Lloyd’s Lab, which last week welcomed a second cohort of 12 InsurTech start-ups.

Global Insurance Trends 07.05.2019

Douglas Shillito

This week, Lloyd's again made the headlines by unveiling its new strategy with a number of transformational initiatives. Lloyd's, with its unique structure and traditional face-to-face relationships, have struggled to get to grips with high trading expenses and now an increasingly changing world.

Regulators raise the stakes on climate change – June Seminar 2019

David Worsfold

The insurance industry has been dragged centre stage in responding to the challenge of climate change. The significant losses of recent years have hit global insurers and the Lloyd’s market very hard and have required a re-assessment of risks

Resilience and Yield in the Late Cycle - The Pulse, June 2019

The Pulse, a new series of half-day events with a focus on topicality and current dynamics in asset classes of interest to insurers, will hold its next half-day afternoon event on 18 June at Skinners’ Hall, Dowgate Hill, London.

Roundtable: Private Senior Loans - The search for yield and capital efficiency

Private senior corporate loans could offer insurers an attractive mix of stable yields and new capital efficient solutions, was the key message for participants – a mixture of insurers and regulators – at the latest exclusive breakfast roundtable hosted by the Insurance Investment Exchange.

Global Insurance Trends 30.04.2019

This week, Lloyd's, in collaboration with the University of Surrey, published two seminal papers – “Taking control: artificial intelligence and insurance” and “Taking control: robots and risk". They emphasize how important these technologies are in this increasingly digitalised world, and how they will impact all aspects of the insurance/reinsurance markets.


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