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ABIR 2018 Global Underwriting Results Released

ABIR 2018 Global Underwriting Results Released

The Association of Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers [ABIR] released the 2018 global underwriting results for its member [re]insurers reporting record, gross written premium exceeding $100 billion [US]. ABIR said, “Twenty-one of the 23-member [re] insurers participated in this 2018 report. The companies write insurance and reinsurance from underwriting... Read more of this article

ABIR Elects Hamilton Insurance CEO Pina Albo

ABIR Elects Hamilton Insurance CEO Pina Albo

The Association of Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers [ABIR] has elected Hamilton Insurance Group Chief Executive Officer Pina Albo as its Deputy Chair, filling the unexpired term of Validus Re CEO Kean Driscoll. Mr Driscoll stepped down from his ABIR leadership role upon his recent appointment as Global Chief Underwriting Officer for AIG’s property... Read more of this article

ABIR Welcomes Calum Maule As Summer Intern

ABIR Welcomes Calum Maule As Summer Intern

The Association of Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers [ABIR] said they are pleased to welcome Bermudian Calum Maule as their 2019 summer intern. “In this role, Calum will be exposed to national and international public and regulatory policy issues and gain an understanding of Bermuda’s [re]insurance sector through interaction with ABIR member... Read more of this article

ABIR Applauds Bermuda’s Removal From EU List

ABIR Applauds Bermuda’s Removal From EU List

Bermuda’s leading international insurers and reinsurers, through the Association of Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers [ABIR], applaud the Bermuda government’s successful efforts in achieving removal of Bermuda from the EU List of Non-Cooperative Jurisdictions, fully demonstrating the island’s commitment to facilitate tax transparency and compliance... Read more of this article

ABIR Welcomes IAIS Supervisory Forum

ABIR Welcomes IAIS Supervisory Forum

The Association of Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers [ABIR] welcomed industry supervisors from multiple international jurisdictions to Bermuda this month. Insurance supervisors from the United States, Europe, the United Kingdom, Japan, South Africa, Canada, Singapore, among other jurisdictions, traveled to the island April 15–18 to attend the International... Read more of this article

ABIR Members Offering Student Internships

ABIR Members Offering Student Internships

The Association of Bermuda Insurers & Reinsurers [ABIR] and its members are gearing up for a busy summer of opportunities for Bermuda’s students, offering valuable internships at some of the leading international re/insurance companies. “As we cap off Insurance Careers Month, there is no better time to highlight the career introductions ABIR... Read more of this article

Albert Benchimol Elected New ABIR Chair

Albert Benchimol Elected New ABIR Chair

The Association of Bermuda Insurers & Reinsurers [ABIR] today [Jan 7] announced its biennial election of new officers for 2019–20. New ABIR officers elected at the organization’s recent board meeting are: Chair Albert Benchimol, President & CEO of AXIS Capital; Deputy Chair Marc Grandisson, President & CEO Arch Capital Group; and Second... Read more of this article

ABIR Support Implementation Of ESA Legislation

ABIR Support Implementation Of ESA Legislation

Bermuda’s leading international insurers and reinsurers, through ABIR, said they “continue to fully support the Bermuda Government’s commitment to facilitate tax transparency and compliance with global standards and maintain the jurisdiction’s top-class reputation.” ABIR noted that the Bermuda Government enacted the Economic Substance... Read more of this article

ABIR Companies Give Back Over Festive Season

ABIR Companies Give Back Over Festive Season

With the holidays in full swing, it’s the season to enjoy time with friends and family, and many in the island’s international insurance and reinsurance industry are taking time to give back to the community. Kevin O’Donnell, President and CEO of RenaissanceRe Holdings and current Chair of ABIR said, “ABIR’s most significant contribution... Read more of this article

Minister & ABIR Discuss Immigration Reform

Minister & ABIR Discuss Immigration Reform

Yesterday [Dec 5], the Minister of National Security Wayne Caines and Permanent Secretary Collin Anderson met with President and Chief Executive Officer, John Huff and Director of Policy and Regulation, Suzanne Williams of the Association of Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers [ABIR] to discuss immigration reform and work permit applications.Minister... Read more of this article

Student Registration Sponsored For Conference

Student Registration Sponsored For Conference

The Association of Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers [ABIR] in collaboration with the Bermuda Foundation for Insurance Studies [BFIS] is sponsoring free registration for five Bermuda College students to the International Cyber Risk Management Conference [ICRMC] set to take place in December in Bermuda. “Helping connect Bermudian students to the growth... Read more of this article

Williams-Charles To Speak At ‘Dive In Festival’

Williams-Charles To Speak At ‘Dive In Festival’

The Dive In Festival, a re/insurance industry initiative, is taking place in Bermuda and numerous other locations around the world from September 25 to 27, with ABIR’s Suzanne Williams-Charles to make closing comments at the reception. A spokesperson said, “Dive In will feature events in a record number of locations this year, including... Read more of this article

Survey: ABIR Members Contribute Over $840M

Survey: ABIR Members Contribute Over $840M

Members of the Association of Bermuda Insurers & Reinsurers [ABIR] made a direct economic contribution to Bermuda of more than $840 million in 2017, according to the group’s 13th annual member survey results released today [Sept 19]. “Data reported for calendar year 2017 from 23 ABIR members showed ABIR’s aggregate direct economic impact... Read more of this article