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ABIR Announces New Leadership Appointments

ABIR Announces New Leadership Appointments

The Association of Bermuda Insurers & Reinsurers [ABIR] today announced a slate of appointments of member company industry executives to lead committees and working groups. “ABIR has a deep bench of talented, re/insurance executives willing to lead on important regulatory, policy and international industry initiatives,” said ABIR Chair and... Read more of this article

ABIR Holds Biennial Election Of Officers

ABIR Holds Biennial Election Of Officers

The Association of Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers [ABIR] has announced its biennial election of officers for 2021-2022, with the newly elected officers including Marc Grandisson, Pina Albo, and Christopher Schaper. A spokesperson said, “The Association of Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers has announced its biennial election of officers for 2021-2022.“New... Read more of this article

Aeolus, Ariel Re & Fortitude Re To Join ABIR

Aeolus, Ariel Re & Fortitude Re To Join ABIR

The Association of Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers [ABIR] announced that international re/insurance industry leaders Aeolus Capital Management, Ariel Re and Fortitude Re will join ABIR for 2021. “I am pleased to welcome Bermuda international risk transfer leaders Aeolus, Ariel Re and Fortitude Re to ABIR,” said Albert Benchimol, President &... Read more of this article

ABIR: ‘Recruit The Next Generation In Bermuda’

ABIR: ‘Recruit The Next Generation In Bermuda’

The Association of Bermuda Insurers & Reinsurers [ABIR] announced a new partnership with Bermuda College and New York’s St. John’s University to “recruit the next generation of re/insurance leaders in Bermuda.” A spokesperson said, “The Association of Bermuda Insurers & Reinsurers [ABIR] today announced a new strategic... Read more of this article

ABIR To Host Virtual Seaside Chat On Oct 20

ABIR To Host Virtual Seaside Chat On Oct 20

The Association of Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers [ABIR] will host a Virtual Seaside Chat on Tuesday, October 20. A spokesperson said, “The Association of Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers [ABIR] will host a Virtual Seaside Chat with the International Association of Insurance Supervisors [IAIS] Secretary General Jonathan Dixon. ABIR extends an invitation... Read more of this article

ABIR Members Contribute $830M To Economy

ABIR Members Contribute $830M To Economy

[Updated] The Association of Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers [ABIR]  today released the results of its 15th annual ABIR Bermuda Economic Substance Survey, “detailing significant contributions to the Bermuda economy and workforce.” A spokesperson said, “Highlights from the report, which tracks 2019 calendar-year data, include:ABIR... Read more of this article

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