Transatlantic insurance market gets shot in the arm from US, EU deal

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The United States and European Union have come to an agreement to boost this international marketplace. On Friday, the United States and European Union came to an agreement to shrink legal and capital hurdles to the transatlantic insurance market. The goal was to give a boost to both the insurance and reinsurance marketplaces. The transatlantic insurance and reinsurance markets are currently worth a combined $3 billion. This transatlantic insurance market accord is one that has been under negotiation for over a year. It is a follow-up to an agreement that…

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Global insurance programs have significant challenges to overcome if they want to be viable

The global insurance industry is an ardently regulated entity. Most nations have strict laws and rules concerning insurance and have a great deal of interest in applying these regulations as a way to govern the actions of insurance companies. The problem, however, is that these regulations differing wildly from country to country, meaning that no two countries have the same regulations. As such, creation of global insurance programs has been a gargantuan challenge, and one that cannot be easily overcome through tenacity. As with other industries of business, insurance is…

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