Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc (JLT) is to significantly expand its US specialty capabilities and merge JLT Specialty and Lloyd & Partners to drive a new phase of growth.
Broker Arthur J. Gallagher has announced its chief underwriting officer, Sian Fisher, is leaving the company to seek a fresh challenge.
The total surplus of a major group of US property/casualty reinsurers increased by more than $4bn in the second quarter of 2014, according to the Reinsurance Association of America (RAA).
The Canadian and Cayman Islands insurance markets are made for each other, according to representatives from the Insurance Managers Association of Cayman, who have been showing increased interest in Canadian captives.
The Vermont Captive Insurance Association has highlighted a bill designed to clarify the treatment of captives in the federal Non-Admitted Reinsurance Reform Act (NRRA) during its recent annual conference.
Strategic Risk Solutions (SRS) is expanding its captive insurance business with the opening of an office in Austin, Texas.
Global professional services company Towers Watson has appointed Eric Speer as global leader for its risk consulting and software business.
Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty Resseguros Brazil (AGCS Re Brazil) is expanding its South American business by providing reinsurance solutions in Peru.
The captive insurance industry has become accustomed to Congress waiting until the last second or beyond to extend the federal terrorism insurance backstop.
The Bermuda Business Development Agency has formed a new business development team to work with industry focus groups to devise and implement strategies for job preservation and growth.