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BHF Honours John Wight & Awards Scholarships

BHF Honours John Wight & Awards Scholarships

On Friday, the Bermuda Health Foundation [BHF] honoured John Wight, President and CEO of BF&M Insurance Group for his contribution to the insurance industry and the Bermuda community generally. Mr. Wight is also the President of the Bermuda Chamber of Commerce. In an acceptance speech after being presented with the “Salute to Service” Award... Read more of this article

Freisenbruch-Meyer Launches Cyber Insurance

Freisenbruch-Meyer Launches Cyber Insurance

Bermuda-based Freisenbruch-Meyer Insurance Services Ltd. [FMIS] has announced the launch of its new cyber liability protection product, Security & Privacy Insurance. A spokesperson said, “This product launch coincides with the increasing demand from Bermuda’s businesses for the most up-to-date cyber insurance protection. As a recognized... Read more of this article

Specialist Insurer Neon Opens Bermuda Office

Specialist Insurer Neon Opens Bermuda Office

Neon, the specialist Lloyd’s insurer, has opened an office in Bermuda and say they have “bold ambitions to grow our Bermudian platform, and anticipate adding both personnel and product lines in the near future.” “Located at 29 Victoria Street, Hamilton, the office is now writing business and will be headed up by Chris Fisher, a Bermudian... Read more of this article

BFIS And Drinker Biddle Host Regulatory Panel

BFIS And Drinker Biddle Host Regulatory Panel

The Bermuda Foundation for Insurance Studies [BFIS], which is celebrating its 20th anniversary, and Drinker Biddle’s Insurance Regulatory and Transactional Team hosted a panel titled ‘A Medley of Current Industry Issues: New Exposures/New Products, Regulator Competition and U.S. Solvency Modernization: 2016/17 Landscape’ on June 2. The... Read more of this article

Over 800 Delegates Attend Captive Conference

Over 800 Delegates Attend Captive Conference

With a record-breaking attendance of more than 800 delegates, of which half were overseas participants, this week’s Bermuda Captive Conference has been hailed a major success. The three-day conference, which wrapped at the Fairmont Southampton Resort today, attracted a total of 809 delegates in its 12th year—with more than 50 percent travelling... Read more of this article

Insurance Development Forum Meet In Singapore

Insurance Development Forum Meet In Singapore

This last weekend in Singapore, the Insurance Development Forum [IDF] began its work with 90 public and private sector participants engaged in eight working groups with two days of deliberations in an open forum in conjunction with the Global Insurance Forum of the International Insurance Society [IIS]. The IDF work is also incorporated into the June... Read more of this article

Jill Husbands Wins Lifetime Achievement Award

Jill Husbands Wins Lifetime Achievement Award

Jill Husbands, the Chairman and Managing Director of Marsh IAS Management Services [Bermuda], has been selected the winner of the inaugural Fred Reiss Lifetime Achievement Award, to be presented at this month’s Bermuda Captive Conference [June 13–15]. Ms Husbands joined Marsh in 1984 as an insurance officer with responsibility for a diverse portfolio... Read more of this article

ABIR Release 2015 Global Underwriting Results

ABIR Release 2015 Global Underwriting Results

The Association of Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers [ABIR] today released the 2015 global underwriting results for its member [re]insurers. Nineteen of 22 member [re]insurers participated in this 2015 report. The companies write insurance and reinsurance from underwriting centers in Bermuda, Europe, Asia, North and South America. The 19 [re]insurers... Read more of this article

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

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