Designing an employee benefits program?

Designing an employee benefits program?

How important is it for employers to offer an attractive benefits program in the current business climate? This is important: According to a survey conducted by The Harris Poll for the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) conducted in 2018, 80% of people surveyed said they would prefer a job with benefits over an identical job … Read more

Harvard College sues Zurich for denied reimbursement of legal fees

Harvard College sues Zurich for denied reimbursement of legal fees

Harvard College has filed a lawsuit against its own risk insurance company Zurich American Insurance Company after the insurer refused to cover the school’s legal costs. The college was saddled with more than $25 million in legal fees to defend its admissions practices against the anti-positive activist group Students for Fair Admissions (SFFA) in a … Read more

Tenax Capital Hires Pughe from AXA XL as ILS Analyst

Tenax Capital Hires Pughe from AXA XL as ILS Analyst

Tenax Capital, the London-based hedge fund founded by its CEO Massimo Figna and offering a UCITS catastrophe bond fund to its investor clients, has hired AXA XL’s Toby Pughe as Insurance-Linked Securities Analyst.Tenax capital launched its first ILS strategy in 2017, a UCITS compliant catastrophe bond investment fund, the Tenax ILS UCITS Fund. The Tenax … Read more

ESG Regulations Ask ILS Managers Tough Questions: Synpulse’s Smith

ESG Regulations Ask ILS Managers Tough Questions: Synpulse’s Smith

The recent Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR) introduced by the EU presents ILS fund managers looking to build a green reputation with “significant challenges” and tough questions, notes Joel Smith, Associate Partner at Synpulse Management Consulting.Speaking to Artemis, Smith noted that regulations require many fund managers to reassess key aspects of their business model. But … Read more

Triple-I Blog | Deepfake: a real danger

Triple-I Blog |  Deepfake: a real danger

By Maria Sassian, Triple-I advisor Videos and voice recordings manipulated with unprecedented sophistication – known as “deepfakes” – have multiplied and pose a growing threat to individuals, businesses and national security, such as Triple-I warned back in 2018. Deepfake creators use machine learning technology to manipulate existing images or recordings to make it look like … Read more

Policygenius Appoints VP of Engineering

Policygenius Appoints VP of Engineering

Insurance comparison platform Policygenius has announced the appointment of Greg Tyree as Vice President of Engineering. In his new role, Tyree will oversee the company’s consumer web software engineering teams and lead the strategic and technical vision for those products. Tyree has more than 25 years of technical experience. Before joining Policygenius, he was vice … Read more

Arch seeks ILS third mortgage of 2021, $511.5 million Bellemeade Re 2021-3

Arch seeks ILS third mortgage of 2021, 1.5 million Bellemeade Re 2021-3

Arch Capital Group, the Bermuda-headquartered specialty insurance and reinsurance company, has returned to the capital markets and insurance-related securities (ILS) seeking greater reinsurance protection for mortgages, launching its third $511 ILS mortgage deal of the year. .5 million Bellemeade Re 2021-3 Ltd. transaction.Arch is the most prolific sponsor of mortgage-linked bonds (ILNs) or ILSs, having … Read more

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