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Seminar: Medley of Current Industry Issues

Seminar: Medley of Current Industry Issues

BFIS and Drinker Biddle’s Insurance Regulatory and Transactional Team are co‐hosting their 5th annual seminar on Thursday, June 2 from 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. at the Hamilton Princess Hotel. A cocktail reception will follow the presentation. This year the discussion is titled: ‘A Medley of Current Industry Issues: New Exposures/New Products, Regulator... Read more of this article

BFIS ‘Intro-To-Insurance’ Programme Starts

BFIS ‘Intro-To-Insurance’ Programme Starts

The annual BFIS Bermuda Summer Intern programme started this week for six undergraduate students who will spend the next three weeks [May 23 – June 10] learning about the Bermuda insurance market from how to form an insurance company to work-shadowing underwriters, actuaries and brokers. On Monday lunchtime they met with 2 former interns, Tyler Owen... Read more of this article

BII Continue Women’s Development Series

BII Continue Women’s Development Series

The Bermuda Insurance Institute [BII] continues to provide innovative professional development opportunities for business women with their Women’s Development Series taking place throughout May. Upcoming sessions such as “A Woman’s Role in Gender Diversity”, “10 Things I Wish I Knew Earlier In My Career” and “Change is Difficult. Not Changing... Read more of this article

Leading Insurance CEOs Join Insurance Forum

Leading Insurance CEOs Join Insurance Forum

Insurance Development Forum [IDF] Chair Stephen Catlin announced the appointment of leading insurance CEOs to serve on the Steering Committee of the IDF, a group created to apply insurers’ risk expertise to the insurance related challenges and opportunities presented by the UN Sustainable Development Goals, the Paris Climate Agreement and the Sendai... Read more of this article

Industry Leaders Honored At BII’s Awards Event

Industry Leaders Honored At BII’s Awards Event

The Bermuda Insurance Institute [BII] held its 18th annual Insurance Industry Awards Event at the Fairmont Hamilton Princess. Governor George Fergusson gave the key note address. He told the audience, “Insurance and re-insurance are the backbone of today’s Bermuda economy. “As by far the biggest business sector, you provide employment,... Read more of this article

BII Announce Insurance Industry Award Winners

BII Announce Insurance Industry Award Winners

The Bermuda Insurance Institute [BII] announced the winners of the 2015 Insurance Industry Awards, with Stephen Catlin, Jeremy Cox, Victoria Cunningham, Marsh & Guy Carpenter and XL Catlin set to be recognized for their contributions. These Awards applaud exceptional companies and individuals whose contributions to the [re]insurance industry, and/or... Read more of this article

Harneys Promotes Bermuda Practice In Asia

Harneys Promotes Bermuda Practice In Asia

This week, Harneys hosted several events in Asia in order to promote the launch of its Bermuda practice, with Sarah-Jane Hurrion, Managing Partner of Harneys Bermuda, Michael Burns, Head of Corporate and Fiduciary, and Stuart Old, Director, delivering seminars in Hong Kong covering the island’s role in the international economy and its global... Read more of this article

Webinar: Benefits Of Bermuda Captive Insurance

Webinar: Benefits Of Bermuda Captive Insurance

The benefits of Bermuda-based captive insurance for Latin American corporations is the focus of a webinar being hosted by the Bermuda Business Development Agency [BDA] next week. The BDA said, “The hour-long webcast, scheduled for 1 pm Bermuda time/AST [GMT -4], Wednesday, April 27, will be conducted entirely in Spanish. “A panel of Bermuda-based... Read more of this article

Stephen Catlin To Serve As Chairman Of IDF

Stephen Catlin To Serve As Chairman Of IDF

Leaders of the United Nations, the World Bank Group and the insurance industry today announced the formation of the Insurance Development Forum [IDF] which occurred at a high level meeting in Washington, DC held last week, with Stephen Catlin set to chair the IDF. The IDF aims to: 1] incorporate insurance industry risk measurement know-how into existing... Read more of this article

Reinsurers Good Fortune, But Is It Sustainable?

Reinsurers Good Fortune, But Is It Sustainable?

Stock prices for publicly traded reinsurance companies increased moderately during 2015 and remained well above the overall market with just two of these 18 companies experiencing negative stock price movement, according to a new A.M. Best report focused on reinsurance companies’ stock performance in fourth-quarter 2015. The Best’s Special Report,... Read more of this article

Bermuda Delegation Showcases Island At RIMS

Bermuda Delegation Showcases Island At RIMS

Bermuda’s delegation of government, industry and regulatory officials had a successful first day showcasing the jurisdiction at the Risk and Insurance Management Society [RIMS] annual conference and exhibition in San Diego, California. Insurance industry media met for interviews at RIMS 2016, with Bermuda’s delegation, including Premier Michael... Read more of this article

Chubb Announces Leadership Appointments

Chubb Announces Leadership Appointments

Chubb Limited announced the leadership team for its insurance operations in Bermuda, with the new leadership appointments taking effect immediately. A spokesperson said, “On 14 January 2016, ACE completed its acquisition of Chubb. ACE Bermuda is expected to become Chubb Bermuda in the second quarter of 2016. As previously announced, Joseph S.... Read more of this article

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