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European insurance companies seek to reduce risks from CO2 and coal

The sector is creating its own plan in the name of climate change and cutting back on its risks. European insurance companies are boosting their…

India seeks alternatives to European maritime insurers as EU sanctions on Iran loom

As the European Union prepares to impose sanctions on Iran and breaks its trade agreement with the nation, the maritime insurance industry is facing a…

EU sanctions against Iran could mark a major shift in the world of insurance

European Union sanctions against Iran’s oil trade are expected to have a significant impact on the marine insurance industry, according to the International Group of…

AIR Worldwide Updates European Wind and Earthquake Catastrophe Models

MONTE CARLO, Sept. 12, 2011 – Catastrophe risk modeling firm AIR Worldwide (AIR) released updates to its Extratropical Cyclone and Earthquake Models for Europe. Both…

Institute of International Finance warns European Union regarding upcoming changes to insurance and banking regulations

As the European Union seeks to draft new plans governing the investments made by insurance companies, the world’s largest financial institution has voice concern over…

Leading European property and casualty insurers saw premiums increase of 5.2%

Spain-based MAPFRE has released the results of its 7th annual survey of European insurance companies and has ordered them based on their writing of gross…