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June 2008/2

  • The dispute between Randall & Quilter (R&Q) affiliate Cavell USA and private equity owned run-off insurers Seaton Insurance Co and Stonewall Insurance Co is set for an airing in the English courts this autumn.
  • Suncorp CEO John Mulcahy has cast doubt over whether QBE will make a serious play for the company after questioning if a tie-up between the firms would be an "appropriate combination".
  • Energy and property start-up Torus Insurance is set for a 1 July launch after securing backing from First Reserve Corporation, The Insurance Insider revealed last week.
  • UK-based wholesale broker Price Forbes & Partners has poached Mark Simons from JLT Park to head up its new Bermuda operation.
  • Amlin Plc's star head of underwriting, Tony Holt has resumed work at the Lloyd's insurer following a temporary leave of absence for medical treatment, the group has announced.
  • The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) received some positive news after the bank revealed over 95 percent of shareholders had subscribed to its £12bn rights issue.
  • Florida property reinsurance underwriters are set to find out tomorrow (10 June) whether they will benefit as a result of fresh demand from the state’s hurricane cat fund.
  • Willis has committed to phasing out its newly acquired contingent commissions within three years following its announced acquisition of Hilb Rogal & Hobbs (HRH) for $2.1bn.
  • Willis' proposed $2.1bn acquisition of US retailer Hilb Rogal & Hobbs is the largest insurance broker M&A deal for a decade and, with margins under threat from the weak market conditions, may be seized upon as evidence that the sector is about to...
  • Paul Corver has emerged as the most likely candidate to take over from Philip Grant as chairman of ARC, the UK trade body for legacy management professionals, The Insurance Insider has learnt.
  • Regulatory hurdles in Brazil are one of the biggest challenges for risk managers despite the recent deregulation of the country's reinsurance market, according to Willis Energy.
  • Class action pioneer Mel Weiss has been sentenced to 30 months in prison, after pleading guilty to illegally paying clients to file claims.
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