Berkshire Hathaway Insurance Group braces for Brexit with new Dublin unit

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The insurer has received approval for the new unit to service clients in Ireland and across the E.U. Berkshire Hathaway Insurance Group Inc. announced that it has received the Central Bank of Ireland’s approval to establish a Dublin unit. The goal is to be prepared for any form of Brexit, to be able to service clients in Ireland as well as throughout the European Union. The new Berkshire Hathaway European Insurance will act separately while remaining fully owned. According to the Berkshire Hathaway Insurance Group, the new unit will be…

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New miscellaneous professional liability insurance from Berkshire Hathaway

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This MPL product from the BHSI Professional First line has been launched in Canada. Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) has now announced the launch of their new Professional First™ Miscellaneous Professional Liability Insurance that can be purchased within Canada. This new type of liability insurance product offers professionals coverage against a range of accusations. According to the descriptions of the new BHSI miscellaneous professional liability insurance policy, it allows professionals to cover themselves and their services firms against allegations of errors or omissions, negligent acts, neglect, misleading statements, misstatements, breach…

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New inland marine insurance line launches from Berkshire Hathaway

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This has provided independent agents in this category with a new line of offerings for their customers. Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) has now announced that it has launched a complete new line of inland marine insurance products within the United States, which are meant to be a complement to its existing contractor’s builder’s risk and ocean cargo coverages. There are a range of different products that are being offered within this new line of insurance policies. Among the types of coverage in this new inland marine insurance line are:…

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Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance makes two critical appointments in Asia

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The company has now announced its hiring for two key underwriting team leadership positions in that market. Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) has now announced that it has made two important appointments for the leadership positions in its Asian underwriting team, as the Asia regional head of first party lines position was filled by Malin Fredriksson, and the Asia regional head of engineering and construction is now Kiran Prakash. Both of those positions are located in Singapore and will be integral to the company’s presence there. Fredriksson has joined Berkshire…

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Berkshire Hathaway sees promise in Singapore’s insurance industry

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Berkshire Hathaway to sell non-life insurance coverage in Singapore Berkshire Hathaway, one of the world’s leading insurance conglomerates, is planning to begin selling non-life insurance coverage in Singapore. The company has been granted a license to sell such coverage in the country and this coverage will be sold through Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance. The subsidiary was launched last year in order to accommodate with needs in the commercial insurance market and will begin doing business in Singapore in the near future. Company will underwrite property, casualty, and liability coverage in…

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