• Aon, WTW Deal Crumbles

    Aon, WTW Deal Crumbles "Despite regulatory momentum around the world, including the recent approval of our combination by the European Commission, we reached an impasse with the U.S. Department of Justice," Aon CEO Greg Case said in a release. (Credit: Lightspring/Shutterstock.com) Aon and...

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  • Who's Using What in P&C Insurance: July 27, 2021

    Who's Using What in P&C Insurance: July 27, 2021 Insurance technology news from Talage, Roost, Evolve MGA and more. (Credit: Sergey Nivens/Shutterstock) Talage partnered with Cowbell Cyber , a provider of next-generation cyber insurance for commercial businesses, to allow appointed agents...

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  • Free Webinar: Condominium Insurance

    Free Webinar: Condominium Insurance With the tragic collapse of the Champlain Towers South condominium in Surfside, Florida, on June 24, questions have arisen as to who insures such properties. When are buildings an individual unit owner's responsibility to insure, and when are buildings the...

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  • Georgia Court of Appeals to Resume In-Person Oral Arguments in September

    Georgia Court of Appeals to Resume In-Person Oral Arguments in September Georgia Court of Appeals courtroom. Photo: John Disney/ALM The countdown is on for attorneys eager to don their professional wear and argue before an appellate panel. Come September, oral arguments are slated to resume...

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  • The WFH Impact on the Cyber Insurance Market

    The WFH Impact on the Cyber Insurance Market There has been plenty of news over the last year about how COVID-19 has accelerated problems in workers' compensation and other standard lines of insurance, but one of the most significant pandemic-related challenges has been an increasing number of...

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  • 'Arrogant' and 'Tone Deaf': Morgan Stanley CLO WFH Stance Draws Ire

    'Arrogant' and 'Tone Deaf': Morgan Stanley CLO WFH Stance Draws Ire Credit: AdobeStock Morgan Stanley's chief legal officer's call for  lawyers to return to their offices  has provoked a strong reaction from European and U.K. lawyers, with some in the market describing it as "arrogant"...

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  • EU Signals Approval for Aon-WTW Deal but With Conditions

    EU Signals Approval for Aon-WTW Deal but With Conditions "This is a major step that demonstrates continued progress toward obtaining regulatory clearances for the proposed combination," the insurance companies shared in a joint statement. (Credit: Brent Lewin/Bloomberg) The European Commission...

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  • German Death Toll Nears 200 After Worst Floods in Decades

    German Death Toll Nears 200 After Worst Floods in Decades [gallery ids="117502,117503,117504,117505,117506,117507,117508"] (Bloomberg) — The death toll from the floods that devastated parts of western Germany rose to almost 200, with scores of people injured and many others unaccounted for after...

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  • Who's Using What in P&C Insurance: July 20, 2021

    Who's Using What in P&C Insurance: July 20, 2021 Insurance technology news from Swiss Re, Chisel AI, Five Sigma and more. (Credit: TippaPatt/Shutterstock) Swiss Re partnered with Milliman   Appleseed to accelerate new entrants offering private flood insurance. Using Milliman Appleseed,...

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  • Insurance M&A Deals Reach $24.6B in First-Half of 2021

    Insurance M&A Deals Reach $24.6B in First-Half of 2021 "The pace and magnitude of insurance dealmaking continued to accelerate in the first half of the year as sellers look to capitalize on the high valuations driven by strong demand for insurance businesses," Mark Friedman, PwC insurance deals...

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  • More Than 300,000 Acres in Flames Across the U.S. West

    More Than 300,000 Acres in Flames Across the U.S. West [gallery ids="117548,117549,117550,117551,117552,117553,117554,117555"] Record-breaking heat and a historic drought are fueling what's now the largest wildfire in California so far this year. The Beckwourth Complex Fire , consisting of the...

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