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Making sense of Donald Trump’s position on Obamacare

Jay Patel, insurance analyst at Timetric’s Insurance Intelligence Center (IIC),analyses what the presidential election victory of Donald Trump could mean for Obamacare and the US life insurance market.

Post-Brexit, ABI pinpoints scale of EU insurance-related legislation

An analysis by the Association of British Insurers (ABI) has revealed around 80 pieces of EU legislation that have a particular impact on the UK insurance sector and long term savings industry.

Aon to acquire cyber risk management firm Stroz Friedberg

Aon Risk Solutions, the global risk management business of Aon , has agreed to acquire all of risk management firm, Stroz Friedberg, subject to customary closing conditions.

Phoenix Life Holdings to acquire Deutsche Bank’s Abbey Life business

Deutsche bank has announced the sale of UK life insurer Abbey Life to Phoenix Life Holdings for £935m (€1.09bn).

Ian McKenna joins HMT pension dashboard steering group

UK-based Finance & Technology Research Centre (F&TRC) director, Ian McKenna, has been appointed by HM Treasury to the senior level steering group for the Pensions Dashboard prototype project.

Timetric: The 3T challenges facing insurance start-ups

In the second of the Timetric series assessing the insurance start-up landscape, Ben Carey-Evans, InsurTech analyst at Timetric’s Insurance Intelligence Center (IIC) analyses the range of challenges insurance start-ups face when trying to enter a market.

Brexit: Deal or no deal

Brexit’s impact on M&A activity in the UK and European insurance industry is uncertain.

This is because the opposing factors at play make it difficult to provide a definitive verdict on how deal flow and value will be affected in the short to medium-term, according to Jay Patel, insurance analyst at Timetric’s Insurance Intelligence Center (IIC).

This is an extract of a report titled M&A in the Global Insurance Industry, which will shortly be available at Timetric’s IIC.

Timetric IIC insight: UK insurers’ results ease Brexit fears

Jay Patel, insurance analyst at Timetric’s Insurance Intelligence Center (IIC), explains why the recent robust results by some of the UK’s largest insurers act as a buffer against bearish Brexit fears.

Latam insurance market starts to get digital

Distribution players in Latin America’s insurance industry are beginning to feel the force of technology innovation – and must adapt a hybrid model of digital and customer service platforms to thrive in future – based on research conducted by Life Insurance International. Roberto Barros explains

Cracking China’s C-ROSS code

Timetric Insurance Intelligence Center analyst for the APAC region, Jerome Walcott, gauges the opinions of various industry players on the potential impact of the China Risk Oriented Solvency System (C-ROSS) and how insurers are coping with the new solvency system