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Insurers call for swift renewal of US terrorism risk insurance laws

Large global insurers are urging lawmakers in the US to quickly approve the renewal of a law limiting their exposure to large claims in the event of a terrorist incident. 11 Sep 2014

Consultation launched on Flood Re regulations but plans labelled 'unworkable' by insurers

New draft regulations that would implement the Flood Reinsurance (Flood Re) Scheme are being consulted on by the UK government. 24 Jul 2014

Out-Law Guides

  • Reinsurance Directive in the UK

    This guide is based on UK law. It was last updated on 1st April 2008. On 10th December 2007, a series of statutory instruments completed the implementation of the Reinsurance Directive into UK law....

Global insurers switching investments to private equity and infrastructure, says Goldman Sachs

Insurers are increasingly switching to less liquid investment classes such as infrastructure debt, private equity and commercial mortgage loans as they believe these will offer better investment returns than government and agency debt and cash, according to... 07 May 2014

Winter floods to cost UK insurance industry £1.1bn, says ABI

The UK insurance industry is expected to pay up to £ 1.1 billion to customers whose homes, businesses and vehicles were damaged as a result of storms and flooding during the “ wettest winter on record ” , according to the latest figures from the Association... 20 Mar 2014

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