London v New York insurance coverage law »
In this Insurance Institute of London (IIL) claims lecture Mark
Kendall and Chris Novak highlighted the differences in approaches
to policy interpretation and remedies between the London and New
York courts. This included the differing obligations on an insured
in presenting the risk and placement and some of the common
misconceptions surrounding that.
Fraudulent insurance claims »
In this Insurance Institute of London (IIL) London Market
lecture Tom Bird focused on the fraudulent insurance claims and the
change in the law brought about by the Supreme Court's judgment in
Versloot Dredging and the Insurance Act 2015.
The art valuation explained »
In this Insurance Institute of London (IIL) claims lecture Clare
Pardy talked about art, the art market and the many different
elements that determine value.
Pensions deregulation »
In this Insurance Institute of London (IIL) financial services
lecture Neil Bhan addressed the issues arising from the pension
flexibilities first introduced in 2015, including risk in relation
to transfers and guidance/advice, taking into account the impact of
Brexit on private sector pension provision.
Emerging risk and insurance innovation »
In this Insurance Institute of London (IIL) accident lecture Dr
Trevor Maynard talked about emerging risks as a source of insurance
Rent/alternative accommodation clauses - the buy-to-let conundrum »
In this Insurance Institute of London (IIL) property investors lecture Steve Berning discusses the covers offered under a typical property investors' policy in respect of rent and alternative accommodation, in particular the difficulties in dealing with the many parties to a typical residential lease.
CSI for aircraft accidents »
In this Insurance Institute of London (IIL) aviation lecture Paul Jenkins talks about how the application of an existing technology to forensic air accident investigation and analysis of air accidents has enabled more detailed analysis of air accidents to be delivered quicker and more accurately than ever before.
Members learn about those elements of air accidents that are often argued out on opposing opinions, without recourse to data and how this is already changing in the UK and the USA. Using case studies members saw at first-hand what can be gleaned from limited crash site data and how this data can be used and analysed forensically expanding the understanding and knowledge about an accident and clues to the most likely cause but also what is most likely to have contributed to an accident.
1st January 2017 global reinsurance renewal update »
In this Insurance Institute of London (IIL) reinsurance lecture delivered by Mike Reynolds, Global CEO, JLT Re, discusses the 1st January global reinsurance renewal, its drivers, and the state of the global reinsurance sector.
SME Insurance in the UK »
The text available here is an extract of the report "SME
Insurance in the UK - key trends and opportunities to 2020.
©Timetric. October 2016". The full report is available to
view from the Library
in London. It provides an overview over the key
industry drivers, with supporting statistics:
How will climate change affect air travel? »
In this Insurance institute of London (IIL) aviation lecture Dr Paul Williams discussed the impacts that climate change could have on air travel, including increased turbulence and modified flight paths and journey times.
CII calls for Brexit transitional arrangements as economic confidence plummets across the profession »
CII urges the Government to make an early commitment to transitional arrangements following the UK’s departure from the EU.
3D printing and product liability issues »
In this Insurance Institute of London (IIL) accident lecture Ingrid Hobbs explains the concept of additive manufacturing, which encompasses 3D printing, and looked at how it is being embraced by a range of manufacturing industries.
2017 CII member economic outlook & Brexit survey results »
Survey indicates a significant fall in confidence for 2017 among CII members, across all three key indicators measuring economic, business and employment prospects. Following growth in all indices, the yearly change in 2016 is the greatest one-year fall for each index since records began in 2011.
New Generation group produce best practice guidance for dealing with vulnerable customers »
Vulnerable customers require special consideration from
the insurance profession, according to a new report from
the Chartered Insurance
Institute's Underwriting Faculty New Generation
Group. The report, Customer Vulnerability - How
well is insurance responding? is the culmination of 18 months
of research by a group of five rising stars from across the
Flood Re - one-off or a model for the future? »
In this Insurance Institute of London (IIL) property lecture Mark Hoban talked about how the need for Flood Re was identified, its formation, launch and the wider lessons that can be drawn from it.