1 to 1 renewals - reflections of the past or the tipping point to a new normal »
Nick Frankland provides an insight into the trends witnessed by Aon Benfield during the dynamic January 1, 2018 reinsurance renewals period, and examines how the industry addressed the global protection gap, which stood at 40 percent in 2017.
The impact of emerging rehabilitation technologies on serious injury damages »
In this Insurance Institute of London (IIL) accident lecture Mark Burton and Joe McManus looked at the impact of technology on various types of injury claims and different types of heads of loss such as Care. They commented on how this technology will change the landscape for insurers.
Less is more for strong market oversight at Lloyd's »
In this Insurance Institute of London (IIL) London Market lecture Jon Hancock defined performance management and oversight in the Lloyd's context, and set out what good looks like and showed how a light but strong touch prudential regulatory regimes at national and international levels are essential the if the true value of insurance is to be realised.
London's super sewer »
In this Insurance Institute of London (IIL) property lecture Geoff Loader talked about the history and background to the project, the reasons why the tunnel is needed and how the project is managed in relation to the construction work that is being undertaken.
Data protection from an insurance market perspective »
In this Insurance Institute of London (IIL) accident lecture Nick Gibbons talked about the impact of the EU General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) on the insurance industry both from the perspective of the sale of cyber insurance to customers, and in respect of insurers own compliance with the new regulations.
Cyber as a peril in the property market »
In this Insurance Institute of London (IIL) property lecture Luke Foord-Kelcey discussed how cyber is presenting as a peril not just in the cyber market, but across all classes of business and talked about the industry's options in responding this new and growing risk.
Short term underwriting versus long term portfolio management »
In this Insurance Institute of London (IIL) Property Investors lecture Paul Sullivan explored the underwriting cycle and portfolio management in the context of balancing the short and longer term business goals.
Underwriting the modern traveller »
In this Insurance Institute of London (IIL) accident lecture Dipesh Patel discussed the underwriting of travel insurance, focusing on the challenges facing insurers in product perception, distribution and product servicing and the drivers of change in this market sector.
In this Insurance Institute of London (IIL) property lecture Ruby Ghunia offered pragmatic guidance on the relevance of IoT applications in the commercial insurance sector, while highlighting the advantages from leveraging data and analytics to improve decision-making and enhance margins.
Emerging risks and insurance innovation »
In this Insurance Institute of London (IIL) London Market lecture Trevor Maynard talked about some research the Innovation Team has published over the previous year on a variety of risk topics and gave a heads up on what's to come in 2018.
The impact of digitalisation on the adviser »
In this Insurance Institute of London (IIL) Financial Services lecture Clive Grinyer will share the lessons he has learned when designing and delivering digital product propositions for clients. In terms of today's landscape, he will then discuss what clients expect as their 'digital experience' for Investment and Pension products. For the future, Clive will conclude his thoughts on how the digital revolution will impact on the 'Adviser: Client' relationship by 2020 (only 3 years away!).
Claims negotiation - the art of achieving resolution »
A practical account of the experience of dealing with an array of claims in virtually every corner of the world, with suggestions on how to avoid some of the working mishaps.
Global super tanker »
In this Insurance Institute of London (IIL) aviation lecture Jim Wheeler outlined and discussed the modernisation and expansion of aerial firefighting as an effective way of reducing losses in wildland, marine, oil platform, and rail fires. The annual cost of these fires has increased significantly in the last few years with insurers having to bear a large share. In his lecture, Jim also presented a case for rapid deployment for fires, oil spill dispersal and potential remediation.
Autonomous driving »
In this Insurance Institute of London (IIL) accident lecture David Powell will review the impending roll-out of advanced vehicle technology and the potential implications for insurers. The lecture scrutinised the provisions of the Automated and Electric Vehicles Bill and consider future effects on motor underwriting and claims.
Fracked or fiction »
In this Insurance Institute of London (IIL) property lecture Professor Richard Davies introduced the subject of hydraulic fracturing: how is fracking conducted? What is the current state of the UK fracking industry? Why is fracking a controversial issue?