Willis Towers Watson appoints regional MD for European captive practice

Willis Towers Watson has appointed Nigel Goodlad its new regional managing director...
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Willis completes Gras Savoye acquisition

Willis Group Holdings has completed the acquisition of the French broker Gras...
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Solvency II Predictions: Paul Owens, Willis

Increased use of protected cell company (PCC) structures and the addition of...
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Jason Palmer to lead Willis’ NA onshore operations

Willis Global Captive Practice has promoted Jason Palmer to head up its...
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Exclusive: Oliver Heyliger leaves Willis’ Bermuda office

Oliver Heyliger has resigned as managing director of Willis Global Captive Practice’s...
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Willis and CICA make donations to ICCIE

Willis Global Captive Practice and the Captive Insurance Companies Association (CICA) have...
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Using the captive can return cyber premium dollars – Jay Curtis

Corporations wanting to purchase cyber insurance should consider carefully the role a...
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New captive innovations on Asia’s horizon

Consumer warranty services using a captive insurance vehicle are tipped as potential...
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Willis and Towers Watson merge

Willis Group Holdings, the global insurance broker, is to merge with Towers...
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China’s captive play

As China’s growth accelerates and the government works to reform the economy,...
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Willis moves to complete €550m Gras Savoye acquisition

Willis Group Holdings has had an offer accepted for the remaining 70%...
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New chairman for Willis Bermuda

Paul Scope has been appointed the chairman of Willis Bermuda, a role...
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Willis take Solvency II expert from Marsh

Marc Paasch, an established seven-year member of the Marsh risk management and...
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Exclusive: Les Boughner leaves Willis

Captive insurance stalwart Les Boughner has left his position as deputy CEO...
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Towers Watson establish Guernsey ICC to hedge pension longevity risk

Towers Watson will provide its pension scheme clients direct access to the...
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We’d support a Europe equivalent to the 831(b) – Willis

Senior figures at Willis Global Captive Practice have told Captive Review they...
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High interest in captives from bitcoin companies – Les Boughner

Bitcoin, crypto currency and new technology companies could provide significant new captive...
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Regulator approach is giving Malta the edge – Paul Owens

The approachability of the Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) is proving a...
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Quiet third quarter not dampening ILS expectations

Global brokers Willis remain bullish in the expectation insurance-linked securities (ILS) issuance...
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Best in for Wheatley at Willis Guernsey

Martin Best has been appointed the new managing director of Willis Management...
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More Chinese captive hubs ‘likely’

Parts of China, such as the Shanghai Free Trade Zone, could position...
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Willis: Malta PCC on cusp of writing business

Willis expects its Malta-domiciled protected cell company, Lime Street PCC, to write...
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Owens: Captives face reputational risk challenge

Increasing regulatory and media scrutiny of corporate tax avoidance is causing some...
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Paul Owens appointed CEO, Willis Global Captive Management

Willis Group Holdings, the global risk adviser, insurance and reinsurance broker, has...
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Willis's Q3 ILS issuance highest on record

Willis Capital Markets & Advisory (WCMA) issued $1.4bn of non-life catastrophe bond...
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Willis places $300m cat bond

Willis Capital Markets & Advisory (WCMA), the capital markets and advisory business...
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3Q loss cuts Willis year-to-date profit by 17%

Willis has reported an after tax loss of $27m (£16.7m) in the...
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Willis International chairman wins award

Sarah Turvill, chairman of Willis International, has been recognised for her career...
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Willis makes global senior appointments

Willis Group Holdings has made a series of senior executive appointments to...
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Willis North America strengthens captive practice

Willis North America, has appointed Bruce Whitmore as vice president and senior...
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Willis Re: European reinsurance is a buyers market

Increased capacity, competition and changing market dynamics have created a buyer’s market...
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Faber hires Drivas to drive European growth

Global insurance and reinsurance broker Willis Group Holdings, has appointed Christine Drivas...
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Mutual insurers benefiting from third party capital

The continuing influx of third party capital into the reinsurance market is...
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Michael Harden named CEO of Willis Re Bermuda

Michael Harden, currently chairman of Willis Re Australia, has been appointed CEO...
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$2.2bn of new non-life cat bond issuance in Q2 2013

Q2 2013 saw $2.2bn of non-life catastrophe bonds issued through 14 tranches,...
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Willis Re appoints former Aon Benfield specialty CEO

Global risk advisor and (re)insurance broker, Willis Group Holdings has appointed Graeme...
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Willis North America names new CEO

Willis Group Holdings have named Todd Jones chief executive officer of Willis...
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Towergate poaches Willis UK president

Towergate has poached Wills UK president Brendan McCafferty for the position of...
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Willis nominates Francisco Luzón and Jaymin Patel to board of directors 

The Board of Directors of Willis Group Holdings has nominated Francisco (Paco)...
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Willis Capital Markets & Advisory appoints Michael Guo head of Asia

Willis Group Holdings has appointed Michael Guo as managing director and head...
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Flat first quarter for Willis

Willis Group Holdings have reported a first quarter 2013 revenue of $1.05b,...
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Willis Re appoints North America chairman

The global reinsurance broker has appointed a chairman to its North America...
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Willis recruits Latin America Chief Executive

Willis Group Holdings has appointed a new regional chief executive for its...
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Willis appoints CEO

Willis International has appointed Tim Wright as its CEO.   Willis International...
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Willis selected as telecomms space risk broker

Willis will act as risk management advisor and placing broker for mobile...
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Willis Group rating outlook lifted

Standard & Poor's Ratings Services has lifted its outlook on (re)insurance broker...
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Guernsey managers’ association appoints Le Pelley as chairman

The Guernsey International Insurance Association (GIIA) announced today (10 February) that Martin...
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Willis Re establishes new practice and merges teams

Willis Re, part of Willis Group Holdings, announced yesterday (20 October 2010)...
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Willis appoints employee benefits expert

Willis has indicated its interest in taking a thought leadership role in...
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PERILS-based transactions reach $250m

PERILS, the independent provider of European catastrophe insurance data, announced on 14...
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Industry Comment

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Willis firms up ILS focus

Willis Group Holdings has indicated its interest in playing a larger role...
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FSA face up to Solvency II at Captive Live UK

With the end of 2012 deadline for the Solvency II Directive looming,...
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Corporations are increasingly turning towards third party risk to get greater value from their captive. ...
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Get a first-hand perspective from a leading insurer and distinguished medical expert on Egypt’s regulatory...
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Joe Ziolkowski, of Hamilton Captive Management, reflects on the development of reputational risk programmes in...
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The first SFCRs have been filed under Solvency II. Konstantin Langowski, financial analyst at A.M. Best...
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Steven Bauman, XL Catlin’s new head of global programmes and captive practice in North America,...
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