How will brokers survive the coming of robots?

The idea of robots taking away jobs is disconcerting, but a new report says there’s a way for insurers and brokers to co-exist with the advancements and even flourish. According to the Insurance Market Conditions & Trends 17/18 report – released by international law firm DAC Beachcroft – “the robots…

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Bilateral agreement signed by EU and US

The EU and the US are due to sign a landmark bilateral agreement on insurance and reinsurance. Following over 20 years of discussions and a year of formal negotiations between the European Commission and the US Department of the Treasury and Office of the Trade Representative, the signatures will mark…

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Pioneer Underwriters syndicate 1980 at Lloyd’s approved in principle

Pioneer Underwriters, which operates as a risk insurer and managing agent currently with the backing of Liberty Syndicate 4472, announced that it has received approval “in principle” to establish its own Lloyd’s of London syndicate to begin underwriting business from the 1st January 2018. Working alongside Asta, the firm are…

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