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Regulator urges sale of nine UK private hospitals

The Competition Commission has called for nine luxury hospitals to be sold after finding that the cost of private healthcare has been inflated by …

Co-operative comes out top in Stonewall survey

THE CO-OPERATIVE has scooped top spot in a Stonewall study into how well private sector employers support gay, lesbian and bisexual staff.<p>The …

Private equity continues to find CEE attractive

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Pioneer launches Lloyd's Sub-Syndicate 1980 - Insurance Post

1980 began writing business on 1 January 2014, and will have a capacity of £70m in the first year of business.<p>Pioneer, formed as an MGA in April 2011 …

Insurance

Mapfre and Euler Hermes joint venture expands to three more countries

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Skuld appoints Vuylsteke as global casualty co-ordinator

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Barbican hires Lucy Town to underwrite US casualty reinsurance business

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Aon Benfield appoints Hofmann Chicago business leader

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JLT buys Lambert Brothers in Hong Kong - Insurance Post

JLT Hong Kong has acquired insurance broker Lambert Brothers. LBH has been an independent insurance and employee benefits broker since leaving the …

Hong Kong

Korean Re wants to become ‘top three’ reinsurer

Korean Re has laid out its plans to become one of the top three reinsurers in the world by 2050.<p>The reinsurer is currently the ninth largest in the …

The four risks that threaten the London company market: IUA

The International Underwriting Association (IUA) has listed the top four challenges for the London company market in 2014.<p>The IUA warned that not …

Gras Savoye opens offices in Croatia and Serbia

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CATCo closes 2011 year with contingent dividend

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William Stovin hails cultural fit of Alterra business after ‘game-changing’ deal

• 13 Jan 2014<br>• Interviews<p>When Markel Corporation bought Alterra Capital Holdings it acquired not just greater “bench strength” but new divisions and an …

FCA Board appoints three new members to the Regulatory Decisions Committee

The Regulatory Decisions Committee (RDC) is responsible for taking decisions on whether to refuse or grant contested applications into the regulated …

Building Societies

U.K. Inflation Edges Closer to BOE’s 2% Target

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Ex-UBS Trader Hayes Pleads Not Guilty Over Libor Rigging

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France’s firms point towards third recession

FRANCE is flirting with a potential third recession since the financial crisis, after another grim survey of the country’s firms suggests that …

Banking Bill gets go ahead

A RAFT of new banking rules got the green light in the House of Lords last night.<p>The rules introduce a licensing regime for senior bankers and …

Smashing through the glass elevator

Inga Beale will be first female chief executive of 325-year-old Lloyd’s of London market<p>LLOYD’S of London yesterday appointed Inga Beale as its new …

Angus Fire flames-up new legal team with GC hire after £62m BDO - The Lawyer | Legal News and Jobs | Advancing the business of law

Fire fighting producer Angus Fire has named the chief legal counsel of Caresteam Health, Nicholas Brown, as its general counsel following a £62m …

The City

Siteslegalweek20131212tsb Names Former Post Office Gc As New Legal Chief - Legal Week

TSB Bank has appointed former Post Office general counsel (GC) Susan Crichton as its new head of legal.<p>Crichton will lead the legal function at TSB …

Lloyds Banking Group

Osborne Clarke wins back place on Nomura's revamped EMEA panel - The Lawyer | Legal News and Jobs | Advancing the business of law

Investment bank Nomura has wrapped up a review of its panel firms in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), reappointing Osborne Clarke to its …

Investing

Prudential Targets $16 Billion in Cash for Four Years

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