us health insurance reform

Friendsurance raises funding to support its innovative take on health insurance

Friendsurance raises $15.3 million in latest round of funding led by Horizon Ventures A unique type of health insurance company has emerged to raise a…

insurance industry

Insurance industry sees a decline in insured losses in 2013

Swiss Re report shows that insured losses in 2013 were lower than what they were in 2012 Swiss Re, a leading reinsurance firm, has announced…

flood insurance

Northern Europe Cleans Up After Extratropical Cyclone Xaver: AIR

BOSTON, Dec. 10, 2013 – According to catastrophe modeling firm AIR Worldwide, last week, Extratropical Cyclone Xaver affected large parts of northern Europe, particularly the…

Severe Hailstorms Strike Germany in Late July: AIR Worldwide

BOSTON, August 23, 2013 – According to catastrophe modeling firm AIR Worldwide, after a prolonged period of above average temperatures in Central Europe, several severe…

German insurance industry

Germany balks at EU regulations targeting the insurance industry

Insurance industry shows unease over new risk management regulations The European Union is currently working to introduce new regulations to the insurance industry in an…

Disaster in Germany draws attention to flood insurance

Flood insurance enters limelight in Germany Over the past week, Germany has fallen victim to a catastrophic flood that has caused a significant amount of…

European Commission

European Commission plan rejected by Germany

European Commission finds opposition to banking plan German lawmakers have rejected a proposal coming from the European Commission concerning the ongoing financial crisis enveloping Europe.…