Risk adviser Willis Group has appointed Travelers’ senior vice president and general counsel Matthew Furman as global general counsel in its New York office.
US firm Foran Glennon Palandech Ponzi & Rudloff is planning to launch a London office through the hire of two Locke Lord lawyers, partner Gavin Coull and consultant Damian Cleary.
Plexus Law has lost a team of 13 lawyers from its travel law practice to insurance firm Kennedys, including senior partner and head of the practice Claire Mulligan and partner Justin Collins.
Slater & Gordon is poised to buy insurance outsourcer Quindell’s professional services arm for around £700m overnight on Monday (30 March) before the exclusivity period on its acquisition right expires.
Insurance company ACE group has appointed Susan McDonald to the role of regional general counsel for Eurasia and Africa as it continues to build up its management team in the region.
The Treasury Committee has criticised the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) for not addressing the failings identified by Clifford Chance partner Simon Davis in his report into a market leak last year.
Insurance giant RSA has launched an alternative business structure (ABS) to take its first steps into the legal market, teaming up with Parabis to obtain a licence.
North West insurance firm Keoghs has reported a 19 per cent drop in its net profit for the 2013/14 financial year, coupled with a 4 per cent decline in turnover.
The Court of Appeal has established a ‘bright line rule’ that an assured who tells a lie will forfeit the claim.
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