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    1. October 6, 2014

      US homeland security chief offers cyber attack insurance

      The US’s first ever homeland security chief is teaming up with Lloyd’s of London to launch an insurance company that will...

    2. September 26, 2014

      Hackers already exploiting Shellshock flaw

      Barely 24 hours after US cyber security officials alerted organisations to its existence, hackers have begun to weaponise...

    1. September 25, 2014

      Lloyd’s of London chairman warns insurers against low premiums

      The chairman of Lloyd’s of London has urged the global insurance industry to learn lessons from a sudden spike in aviation...

    2. September 4, 2014

      Lloyd’s head backs No camp as Scottish poll gap narrows

      The chairman of Lloyd’s of London has become the latest head of a large financial institution to throw his weight behind the...

    3. June 6, 2014

      Architecture lifts the spirits when buildings rise above stars

      When Lloyd’s of London, the world’s leading insurance market, began its search for a team of architects in 1977, they faced...

    4. June 2, 2014

      Lessons learnt as Lloyd’s of London prepares to leave iconic HQ

      The Lloyd’s Building is a phenomenon. Richard Rogers’ building is listed Grade I, the same level of protection accorded to...

    5. June 2, 2014

      Lloyd’s of London looks to leave Rogers’ landmark building

      Insurer Lloyd's of London is considering leaving its famous headquarters building, designed by leading British “starchitect”...

    6. March 26, 2014

      Lloyd’s of London warns of complacency amid absence of disasters

      The chairman of Lloyd’s of London has urged its member insurance syndicates to guard against complacency after the historic...

    7. March 4, 2014

      Ucits rule will hit exports bigger than Johnny Hallyday

      The European Parliament, bogeyman of libertarian City folk, is at it again. The legislature wants Ucit managers to take half...

    8. March 4, 2014

      Brit Insurance presses button for IPO, eyeing £1bn market value

      The private equity backers of Brit Insurance have pressed the start button on London’s latest planned flotation, hoping...

    9. February 6, 2014

      Lloyd’s specialist insurers in cash splash

      Special dividends from Lloyd’s of London insurers no longer seem so special. Beazley kicked off the sector’s results season...

    10. January 26, 2014

      Insurers shake up disaster modelling

      Insurers are aiming to transform the way in which natural disasters are modelled with a groundbreaking system of their own...

    11. January 7, 2014

      Catlin Singapore unit to sidestep Lloyd’s

      The Asia arm of Catlin is to start writing policies independent of Lloyd’s of London for the first time, in the latest sign...

    12. January 2, 2014

      Insurers make leap in cutting overheads

      A historic change in the way insurance companies protect themselves against natural catastrophes has helped the industry...

    13. December 20, 2013

      Inga Beale, the steely trailblazer shaking up a masculine bastion

      Before 1972, women were not even allowed to set foot in the underwriting room at Lloyd’s of London. It was not until the...

    14. December 16, 2013

      First woman Lloyd’s of London chief pledges diversity drive

      The first woman chief executive of Lloyd’s of London has pledged to become a champion of diversity at the 325-year-old City...

    15. December 15, 2013

      Japan insurer Sompo seeks to buy Canopius

      Japanese insurer Sompo is in advanced talks to buy the Lloyd’s of London franchise Canopius Group for about £600m as the...

    16. December 10, 2013

      Richard Ward of Lloyd’s of London joins Brit as owners eye exit

      The outgoing chief executive of Lloyd’s of London is to follow his predecessor by taking the chair of Brit Insurance as the...

    17. December 9, 2013

      QBE: risky business

      Write off $1.5bn and watch almost $4bn of market capitalisation disappear. Investors had every right to punish QBE for yet...

    18. October 22, 2013

      Serious game of reinsurance policy terms plays out in Germany

      Baden-Baden has lured gamblers for generations. More than a century ago, Fyodor Dostoevsky is said to have endured a losing...

    19. September 26, 2013

      Lloyd’s chairman raises concerns over Aon deal with Buffett

      The Lloyd’s of London chairman has directed fresh criticism at a contentious scheme that Aon, one of the world’s biggest...

    20. September 5, 2013

      Tense mood at reinsurers’ annual meeting

      It is the kind of public display of wealth most bankers try to eschew. The great and the good of the corporate insurance...

    21. September 4, 2013

      Lloyd’s chairman warns on ‘systemic risk’ of capital rush

      The chairman of Lloyd’s of London has warned of the danger that a rush of capital into the insurance industry will cause...

    22. August 7, 2013

      Cathedral Capital deal takes Lancashire to Lloyd’s

      Lancashire Holdings is to make its first acquisition since it was founded eight years ago, in a deal that will launch the...

    23. July 8, 2013

      China life assurer Ping An buys Lloyd’s Building for £260m

      Ping An Insurance, China’s second-largest life assurer by number of policy holders, has become the latest Asian investor to...

    24. July 3, 2013

      Lloyd’s of London chief resigns

      The chief executive of Lloyd’s of London is to resign from the historic insurance market amid tensions over the pace of...

    25. March 27, 2013

      Lloyd’s chief airs Solvency II frustration

      The head of the Lloyd’s of London insurance market has rebuked European regulators for issuing another set of guidelines for...

    26. March 6, 2013

      Insurers sued over cancelled Lady Gaga show

      Lady Gaga’s production company and promoter are suing three Lloyd’s of London insurance syndicates for not paying out on...

    27. January 13, 2013

      Critics push for broker fee transparency

      More than eight years after Eliot Spitzer claimed contingent commissions were tantamount to kickbacks, insurance companies...

    28. December 2, 2012

      Devil is in detail for insurance claims

      When the owner of the Newfoundland Explorer pledged to its insurer that the 157-foot motor yacht would be kept fully crewed,...

    29. October 30, 2012

      BP reignites shareholder romance

      In romance, say it with flowers. In business, say it with money. The message to investors implicit in BP’s 9 cents a share...

    30. September 26, 2012

      Lloyd’s of London returns to profit

      Corporate insurance buyers look set to benefit after the Lloyd’s of London market warned that underwriters were facing an...

    31. May 11, 2012

      Lloyd’s flags change ahead on names

      The means by which wealthy individuals provide capital to Lloyd’s of London should change because it is not sustainable, the...

    32. March 30, 2012

      Natural disasters push Lloyd’s into loss

      The devastating earthquake and tsunami in Japan, Thailand’s worst flooding in decades, and a series of other natural...

    33. March 28, 2012

      Struggle to increase rates grips Lloyd’s

      Asbestos and pollution-related insurance claims nearly cost Lloyd’s of London its life more than two decades ago, but the...

    34. March 28, 2012

      Lloyd’s in biggest post-9/11 loss

      Underwriters at Lloyd’s of London are struggling to push through widespread premium increases even after enduring one of its...

    35. March 23, 2012

      Sandler to step down from Phoenix

      The chairman of Phoenix Group is to stand aside from the closed life assurance fund company after leading a board that has...

    36. March 1, 2012

      Year of disasters hits Hardy Underwriting

      Hardy Underwriting’s ability to defend itself against lowball bid approaches has been weakened after the Lloyd’s of London...

    37. February 14, 2012

      Lloyd’s braced for Thailand floods costs

      Insurance losses arising from the flooding that devastated Thailand are on track to surpass those from the tsunami that...

    38. February 7, 2012

      Lloyd’s insurers push through premium rises

      Two of the biggest Lloyd’s of London insurers on Tuesday said they had pushed through significant premium increases in...

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