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Wai Tan, Shanghai, China

Willis Towers Watson becomes first fully licensed foreign broker in China

China’s Banking Insurance Regulatory Commission (CBIRC) recently announced that Willis Towers Watson, the leading global advisory, broking and solutions company, has been granted permission...
Turkey Bureau de change

Turkey’s debt rating hit on concerns over hard landing risks

Turkey’s recent debt rating cuts are stoking fears of the potential for a hard landing due to a depreciating lira, a private credit boom,...

From the UK

Justice Flaux Court Judgement

UK court of appeal: Drug smuggling not a war risk

The Court of Appeal has released its verdict on the ‘B Atlantic’ case, ruling that vessels involved in drug smuggling are not covered by...
Convention Centre Dublin

Beazley eyeing EU licenses in Dublin after Brexit vote

Almost two months following the United Kingdom’s decision to leave the European Union (EU), London-based insurers are weighing in several options that will enable...

In Europe

European Securities Markets Authority

EU regulator publishes guidelines on MiFID II requirements

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) recently published report updates in regards to the transparency and market structure issues under the Market in...

Sogaz buys VTB Insurance to create Russia’s largest insurer

Russia’s largest insurer the Sogaz Group is about to get a lot bigger. VTB Bank sold its insurance subsidiary VTB Insurance to Sogaz on...

Around the World

European Securities Markets Authority

EU regulator publishes guidelines on MiFID II requirements

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) recently published report updates in regards to the transparency and market structure issues under the Market in...

Sogaz buys VTB Insurance to create Russia’s largest insurer

Russia’s largest insurer the Sogaz Group is about to get a lot bigger. VTB Bank sold its insurance subsidiary VTB Insurance to Sogaz on...

Technology

EverQuote Founders - Seth Birnbaum & Tomas Revesz

EverQuote announces IPO becoming first US InsurTech firm to go public

InsurTech startup EverQuote filed S-1 paperwork with the US SEC on 4 June making it the first US InsurTech firm to go public. Led...
Coya Berlin-based insurance startup

InsurTech startup Coya raises $30 million in Series A funding

Berlin-based insurtech startup Coya moved closer to its goal of modernizing the insurance industry on last week as the two-year old firm closed their...

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