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Madeiros & Seymour Smith Appointed By ABIR

Madeiros & Seymour Smith Appointed By ABIR

The Association of Bermuda Insurers & Reinsurers [ABIR] announces leadership appointments of industry executives. ABIR announces the appointment of Leila Madeiros to Chair of its Policy Committee. The Policy Committee serves as the chief policy body of ABIR, with review of insurance regulation in Bermuda and overseas, international regulatory standards,... Read more of this article

ABIR Marks 25 Years & Looks To The Future

ABIR Marks 25 Years & Looks To The Future

An overflow audience heard Bermuda’s past and present insurance leaders speak to the promise of Bermuda as a re/insurance market in the coming years; and heard public officials praise the important role Bermuda plays in managing insurance and reinsurance risk globally. Left to right: ABIR Chairs: Stephen Catlin, Kevin O’Donnell, Michael Butt, Albert... Read more of this article

Premier Speaks At ABIR’s Anniversary Forum

Premier Speaks At ABIR’s Anniversary Forum

Premier and Minister of Finance David Burt was a keynote speaker at ABIR’s 25th anniversary forum which took place yesterday at Rosewood Bermuda. During his remarks, the Premier acknowledged the success of the industry in Bermuda and identified the importance of maintaining a strong working relationship between government, industry and the regulator... Read more of this article

ABIR Release 2017 Global Underwriting Results

ABIR Release 2017 Global Underwriting Results

The Association of Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers [ABIR] released the 2017 global underwriting results for its member [re]insurers ahead of its 25th anniversary leadership forum next week. “Twenty-one of 23 member [re]insurers participated in this 2017 report. The companies write insurance and reinsurance from underwriting centers in Bermuda,... Read more of this article

Altmaier, Consedine, Enoizi To Speak At Forum

Altmaier, Consedine, Enoizi To Speak At Forum

Two senior American insurance regulatory leaders and the CEO of the UK government-backed terrorism reinsurer will be keynote speakers at a 25th anniversary leadership forum hosted next month by the Association of Bermuda Insurers & Reinsurers [ABIR]. They join Bermuda Premier David Burt and former Premier Sir John Swan among a slate of high-profile... Read more of this article

Top Executives To Discuss Insurance Industry

Top Executives To Discuss Insurance Industry

An impressive who’s who of Bermuda’s global insurance market will discuss the state of the industry and major trends affecting risk management at a leadership forum marking the 25th anniversary of the Association of Bermuda Insurers & Reinsurers [ABIR]. The event, scheduled July 10 at Rosewood Bermuda, will see high-profile executives past and... Read more of this article

Suzanne Williams Appointed As ABIR Director

Suzanne Williams Appointed As ABIR Director

The Association of Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers [ABIR] announced that Suzanne Williams will be the new Director of Policy and Regulation, beginning in May 2018. Ms. Williams joins ABIR with nearly 22 years of industry leadership. She presently serves as Head of Reinsurance Compliance at Hiscox Re in Bermuda. She has over a decade of regulatory experience... Read more of this article

ABIR ‘Encouraged’ By Bermuda 2018/19 Budget

ABIR ‘Encouraged’ By Bermuda 2018/19 Budget

The Association of Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers [ABIR] said they are “encouraged” by the 2018/19 Budget priorities “around growing the economy and, by extension, jobs, by developing FinTech and encouraging international investment, as well as by holding the line on payroll taxes.” “These initiatives signal efforts to... Read more of this article

ABIR Announces Appointment Of Joshua Alvera

ABIR Announces Appointment Of Joshua Alvera

The Association of Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers [ABIR] announced the appointment of Bermudian Joshua Alvera [pictured] as its Public Policy and Regulatory Affairs Representative. In this role, he will be responsible for conducting research and analysis on various regulatory and public policy issues, while also providing general support to ABIR’s... Read more of this article

ABIR: Kading To Retire, John Huff New CEO

ABIR: Kading To Retire, John Huff New CEO

John Huff, Immediate Past President of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners [NAIC] and Former Director of the Missouri Department of Insurance, has been named President and Chief Executive of the Association of Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers [ABIR] beginning January 1, 2018. “Mr. Huff succeeds Brad Kading, who elected to retire... Read more of this article

Video: Interview With Leila Madeiros From ABIR

Video: Interview With Leila Madeiros From ABIR

Payments by Bermuda re/insurers following the recent hurricanes, mergers & acquisitions in the industry, and local taxes were some of the topics that Leila Madeiros from the Association of Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers [ABIR] discussed as she sat down with Bernews this week for a live interview on our Facebook page.Speaking with guest interviewer... Read more of this article

ABIR: Bermuda’s Reinsurers May Pay Out $25B

ABIR: Bermuda’s Reinsurers May Pay Out $25B

Bermuda’s global insurers and reinsurers have already begun to pay claims on last month’s hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, and ultimately Bermuda market companies may fund a quarter or more of approximately $100 billion in aggregate insured losses from the events, according to preliminary estimates from the Association of Bermuda Insurers &... Read more of this article

ABIR Contribute Nearly $900M To Economy

ABIR Contribute Nearly $900M To Economy

Members of the Association of Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers [ABIR] made a direct economic contribution to Bermuda of nearly $900 million in 2016, according to the 12th annual member survey results published today by ABIR. Twenty-three ABIR members reported data for calendar year 2016. ABIR’s aggregate direct economic impact to the Bermuda economy... Read more of this article