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St George's Bermuda

Bermuda welcomes its removal from EU offshore tax blacklist


Brussels’ decision to remove Bermuda from its list of non-cooperating tax jurisdictions has been welcomed by the island re/insurance hub’s industry stakeholders

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Third Point CEO responds to AM Best’s negative outlook update


Dan Malloy, CEO of Bermudian reinsurer Third Point Re, responded to the rating agency’s views

Middle East

Arig ceases its underwriting operations, Central Bank of Bahrain confirms


A review by the regulator last month revealed “glaring deficiencies in the company’s governance framework”


Growth slowing for US cyber market - Fitch report


The industry’s total direct written cyber premiums grew 8% in 2018 to $2bn, according to the rating agency

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Bredahl quits Third Point to take TigerRisk president and COO job


Rob Bredahl leaves his post of president and CEO at Bermuda-based hedge fund reinsurer Third Point Re


Once-in-a-generation chance to address skills shortage, LMG report urges


A new report from the London Market Group is a rallying cry to address the skills challenge facing London’s re/insurance market

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Insurtech investment smashes previous records in Q1


Willis Towers Watson recorded 85 insurtech deals worth $1.42bn announced in the first three months of 2019

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Phoon leaves Canopius to lead Munich Re in Singapore


Reinsurer Munich Re has appointed Linus Phoon as CEO of its Singapore branch, leading its Southeast Asian operations


AFL appoints UK CEO and prepares for North America expansion


Independent Lloyd’s broker AFL promotes its chief commercial officer to lead its UK business