Risk & opportunity: the changing shape of the life science industry »
The life science industry is experiencing unprecedented change
which has significant implications in terms of risk and risk
management. Hear from Neil Campbell about the challenges faced by
the life science industry and future opportunities for
A global insurer’s view of Russia »
The media likes to write bad things about doing business in
Russia, but the CEO of Allianz's operation there has a more
positive view. He describes strategies used by international
insurers entering the market and outlines major pros and cons of
doing business in Russia.
Claims-handling for architects' and engineers' professional indemnity »
In an area where claims and costs can be significant, awareness
of particular features of architects' and engineers'
claims-handling can affect the performance of the account and the
insured's appreciation of the service.
What next for London’s hub airport? »
With debate raging as to the future of the UK's only hub airport
at Heathrow and whether it should be expanded or replaced, Colin
Matthews, the chief executive of BAA offers his views on the
importance of government finding a solution to the issue.
Implementing Jackson: reform of "no win, no fee" claims and related costs »
The Jackson reforms represent the most significant changes to
civil litigation and claims handling since the Woolf reforms of
nearly a generation ago. In this lecture, Alistair Kinley examines
the practical effects of the key recommendations.
Shale drilling & fracking – boom or bust »
Joe McMahon's presentation outlines why shale gas has become so
topical recently, why it has been considered as dangerous by some
but as a saviour by others and how the description "challenging but
manageable" sums it up best in his view.
The increasing cost of salvage and the removal of wreck »
In this lecture, Arjan speaks about the increasing costs and
complexity of salvage and wreck removals and looks at the factors
currently facing the salvage industry. He also addresses future
issues and, specifically, whether the insurance market and
governments have a role to play.
CII General Insurance Skills Survey 2012 »
Skills and talent are burning issues for businesses of all
shapes and sizes, across all sections of the economy. Insurance is
no different in that respect. Each year we survey our members in
order to paint a picture of the skills situation within general
insurance. This is the sixth year we have run the survey. Over 2300
members representing general insurance responded to this year's
The future of the euro »
The future of the monetary union will be decisive for Europe's
economic and political development.
Is a claims professional on a par with an underwriter? »
The London market is taking practical steps to raise claims
adjusting standards to the same level as underwriting standards,
but is there a matching philosophical conviction that claims
adjusting is on a par with underwriting?
Climate change – risks and chances for the economy »
While global warming is one of the largest risks of change for
the insurance industry, climate change mitigation and adaptation
measures also open up new business chances for the insurance
industry like innovative covers for renewable energies.
Beyond borders : »
This report presents the full results from a two-phase study
commissioned by the Insurance Intellectual Capital Initiative
(IICI), looking at the London, Bermuda, Continental European and
Asia Pacific reinsurance markets from the perspective of cedents,
reinsurers and brokers.
Auto-enrolment and the pensions revolution »
Steve Webb challenges the industry to create good value products
that provide more certainty and clarity for people about what their
pension income might be.
What the FCA means for the London insurance market (carriers and intermediaries) »
The FSA will be replaced by the Financial Conduct Authority and
Prudential Regulation Authority in 2013. Find out what the FCA is
all about and what it will mean for the London Insurance
Funding the aircraft order book from an Asian perspective »
Robert Martin spoke about the future requirements to finance
both aircraft and the aerospace supply chain in Asia, how he
expects they will be financed and the new developments which have
led to Asian financial institutions now being major players in this