2777

Hiscox appoints Palmer to head Bermuda research and analytics

Will develop company's understanding of "all aspects of cat risk"

2771

Vaughan leaves NAIC

Announces retirement after four years as CEO

2758

US captives struggling, says AM Best

Saw 2011 net income decrease of 21%

2756

Connecticut gains its first captive

Thomson Reuters Risk Management relocates from Delaware

2751

Poland and Canada join IAIS memorandum

As well as the Isle of Man and Luxembourg

2746

Lloyd's sets out FATCA implications for market

Full impact of US law unclear yet but it will bring reporting and withholding tax burdens

2698

MassMutual's Ward sees regulatory risk as the major challenge

US insurers are still dealing with regulations sparked by the financial crisis, and there are more on the way, MassMutual's risk supremo Betsy Ward tells Gloria Gonzalez. Ward also talks about the North American CRO Council, solvency modernisation and US equivalence with Europe

2684

Chubb reports $200-240m Q2 cat loss

To blame: hail and wind storms in US

2681

US flood bill passed into law

NFIP reauthorised for longer than normal

2653

P&C insurers' profits rise 72% in Q1 2012

Best combined ratio quarter result since 2007, according to ISO and PCI