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ABIR Taskforce To Support Commissioner

ABIR Taskforce To Support Commissioner

The Association of Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers [ABIR] has today announced the formation of the new ABIR Data and Privacy Taskforce [ADAPT] to help ensure Bermuda meets international requirements regarding the use of personal data. The taskforce, chaired by Jim Paugh, General Counsel of Chubb Bermuda Insurance Ltd., will work directly with Bermuda’s... Read more of this article

ABIR CEO Featured On International Expert Panel

ABIR CEO Featured On International Expert Panel

Association of Bermuda Insurers & Reinsurers [ABIR] CEO John Huff joined a group of international experts to discuss future pandemic risk. The event was organized through the International Association of Insurance Supervisor [IAIS] through their implementation partner, Access to Insurance Initiative [A2ii] and their pandemic risk series. Mr Huff... Read more of this article

“$3.1 Million Of Support For Bermuda Charities”

“$3.1 Million Of Support For Bermuda Charities”

The Association of Bermuda Insurers & Reinsurers [ABIR] member companies teamed up to support Bermuda local charities during the global pandemic, saying that a “summary of ABIR member giving during the first six months of 2020 outlines $3.1 million of support for Bermuda charities.” “ABIR member companies are ensuring that COVID-19-focused... Read more of this article

ABIR To Host Climate Risk Webinar On June 22

ABIR To Host Climate Risk Webinar On June 22

The Association Of Bermuda Insurers & Reinsurers [ABIR] will be hosting a Climate Risk Webinar on Monday, June 22 at 11.00am. ABIR said, “Celebrate International Climate Change Day with a Climate Risk Webinar including Bermuda Market Leaders and featuring special guest, Ms. Ekhosuehi Iyahen, Secretary-General, Insurance Development Forum. “The... Read more of this article

Column: Stepping Stones To Economic Recovery

Column: Stepping Stones To Economic Recovery

[Opinion column written by John Huff] Bermuda’s Premier David Burt, Cabinet Ministers, career government leaders and other public and private-sector executives have done a tremendous job of managing the unmanageable COVID-19 pandemic. A debt of thanks is owed to all of them—as well as to front-line workers—for protecting our community’s health,... Read more of this article

Jet Brings Five People Back From Toronto

Jet Brings Five People Back From Toronto

ABIR recently worked with the Association of Bermuda International Companies [ABIC] and the Bermuda Government to bring a group of Bermuda students and island residents home, with a LearJet35 leaving Toronto on Friday with five passengers aboard. A spokesperson said, “The Association of Bermuda Insurers & Reinsurers [ABIR] teamed up with the Association... Read more of this article

ABIR Announces New Leadership Appointments

ABIR Announces New Leadership Appointments

The Association of Bermuda Insurers & Reinsurers [ABIR] today [Jan 8] announced a slate of new leadership appointments of member-company industry executives. Edward Mishambi of RenaissanceRe will become Chair of ABIR’s Policy Committee. The committee reviews insurance regulation in Bermuda and overseas, international regulatory standards, public... Read more of this article

ABIR Members Contribute $815M To Economy

ABIR Members Contribute $815M To Economy

Members of the Association of Bermuda Insurers & Reinsurers [ABIR] made a “direct economic substance contribution to Bermuda of nearly $815 million last year,” according to the group’s 14th annual member survey results released. Data reported for calendar year 2018 from 24 ABIR members showed the group’s aggregate direct economic... Read more of this article

King & Williams-Charles Appointed By ABIR

King & Williams-Charles Appointed By ABIR

The Association of Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers [ABIR] announced the appointment of Bermudian Wendy King as Public Policy & Regulatory Affairs Analyst. Ms. King will be responsible for conducting research and analysis on regulatory and public policy issues for ABIR executive staff and member company committees. In addition, ABIR Director of... Read more of this article

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