Lloyd’s of London insurance companies prepare for a September re-opening

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Following the pandemic lockdown, the insurers are preparing to bring their workers back to offices. Lloyd’s of London insurance companies will be re-opening their offices and bringing their workers back in September 2020. The insurers are preparing to make a range of changes in order to prepare for employee returns. Among the changes Lloyd’s of London insurance companies will use methods such as temperature checking thermal cameras, clear screens on underwriting boxes, and click and collect take-out catering services. These will be meant to help ensure workers will continue reducing…

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Lloyd’s of London insurance market will write online for the first time in 2020

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The industry’s largest market will finally begin writing electronic business next year. Lloyd’s of London, the largest insurance market in the world, has finally announced that it will be taking its first steps into writing online. It will write its first business electronically beginning in 2020. The first online-only policy writing will begin operations as of January 1, 2020. The largest reinsurer in the world, Munich Re, will start writing policies by way of an online-only syndicate at the beginning of next year. This, according to statements issued by both…

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Lloyds of London insurance giant takes its first steps into cryptocurrencies

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The marketplace is making this move without doing much in terms of announcements. Lloyds of London insurance market has started taking steps into the cryptocurrency world. It has done so quite quietly, despite the weight of this move into the crypto sphere. This first digital currency insurance policy has gone to a Kentucky organization, Kingdom Trust. Kentucky-based Kingdom Trust is the first organization to receive this new milestone Lloyds of London insurance policy. The American company first launched in 2010. It is a South Dakota Division of Banking-regulated independent qualified…

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Bitcoin companies are beginning to rely on the insurance industry

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Insurance industry is playing a larger role in the world of digital currencies Lloyd’s of London has released a new report that highlights the risks associated with digital currency, particularly Bitcoin. These currencies are becoming more common throughout the world, being used to purchase products online. In the case of Bitcoin, volatility is a very serious concern, as the value of a single Bitcoin fluctuates wildly on a regular basis. The report from Lloyd’s of London is meant to shed some insight on the risks associated with insuring businesses based…

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Insurance news from Itochu shows expansion of Lloyd’s of London within U.K Alliance

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New partnership between Japanese and British companies works to broaden the industry. Itochu Corp, a company that has set its sights on becoming the most profitable trading house in Japan aside from the mineral resources industry, has announced the latest insurance news of a new alliance with Antares Managing Agency Ltd. from the United Kingdom, in order to broaden the insurance industry. The alliance represents a number of important firsts within the industry in Japan. The partnership with Antares, which is based in London, with Itochu, will represent the first…

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Insurance news is good for Lloyd’s of London

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The market will now be returning to profit once more. Lloyds of London has released their most recent insurance news, and it sounds very positive after experiencing no major natural disasters in the first half of the year, allowing the market to return to half-year profitability. The pre-tax profit that the insurance market has estimated for the first half of 2012 is £1.53 billion. When compared to the first half of 2011, in which the claims from the March tsunami in Japan were coming in, Lloyd’s of London had experienced…

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Business insurance claim regarding Michael Jackson’s cancelled concerts dropped

Micheal Jackson Business insurance claim over cancelled concert

The concert promoter has dropped the claim over the unfinished comeback performances. Following the death of Michael Jackson in June 2009, AEG Live, the King of Pop’s concert promoter filed a $17.5 million business insurance claim due to the cancelled performances on the comeback tour, but this filing has now been dropped. The claim had been made against Lloyds of London for the losses it faced that year. The insurer had been refusing to pay the claim because it stated that AEG had been making false claims about the health…

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