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New directors revealed

UAC has four new directors. At the AGM in Sydney today, retiring directors Kurt Nilsen, from Lion Underwriting, and Eric Lowenstein, from Tego, were re-elected for two-year terms. Jeanene Hill, from Canopius, and Anthony Porter, from AFA, will join them as new directors. Outgoing chair Lyndon Turner, from NM Insurance, and fellow former board member [...]

2019-12-11T10:14:57+11:00Wednesday 11 December 2019|News|

Ryno helps monetise homes

Ryno is providing budget accommodation liability cover for homeowners seeking to monetise their homes. Listing properties on platforms like Airbnb is becoming a norm and has many benefits. With the festive season approaching, brokers’ clients could earn an extra income while providing someone else with affordable, short-term accommodation. Read more here.

2020-01-24T12:03:34+11:00Thursday 21 November 2019|What's New from UAC Members|

Chair steps down as board nominee

There has been a change to the nominees for the UAC board of directors. UAC chair Lyndon Turner has decided not to stand for re-election at the December annual general meeting. Lyndon joined the board in March 2011 to replace a retiring director and has consistently given a tremendous amount of energy and dedication to [...]

2019-11-15T14:26:32+11:00Friday 15 November 2019|News|

Board posts hotly contested

UAC has received 11 nominations for four vacancies on the board of directors. Those elected will each serve a two-year term. The election will be conducted at UAC’s AGM on Wednesday 11 December 2019 in Sydney. Three retiring directors are seeking re-election. They are Lyndon Turner, from NM Insurance; Kurt Nilsen, from Lion Underwriting; and [...]

2019-11-11T10:12:21+11:00Monday 11 November 2019|News|

UAC calls nominations for board directors

Nominations close on Friday 8 November for positions on the UAC board of directors. There are four vacancies for two-year terms. Directors must be nominated by a representative of a full voting member of UAC and seconded by a representative of a full voting member. All agencies must be financial. If you would like to [...]

2019-11-01T09:27:03+11:00Friday 1 November 2019|News|

Arena springs into market season

Arena Underwriting can provide public liability cover for market organisers and individual stallholders and exhibitors at events. Arena can provide short-term and annual policies. Premiums for stallholders and exhibitors start from $55 + charges and fees*. Click here to complete the proposal form. *Exclusions may apply for product liability on stallholders. Go to www.arenaunderwriting.com.au for [...]

2019-09-27T12:01:39+10:00Friday 27 September 2019|What's New from UAC Members|

Dawes buys Ryno motor portfolio

Dawes Underwriting Australia Pty Ltd has bought future rights to Ryno’s motor portfolio from 1 October 2019. A Ryno eNewsletter said Ryno would continue to offer its liability, property and accident & sickness products (underwritten at Lloyd’s) to its broker network. Ryno said transferring its motor portfolio’s future rights to Dawes, a well-established specialist motor [...]

2019-09-26T10:54:46+10:00Thursday 26 September 2019|News|

Emergence launches XOL cyber policy

Cyber insurance specialist underwriting agency Emergence has released an excess of loss (XOL) policy. Jeff Gonlin, Emergence’s Head of Underwriting & Product Development, said the launch followed market demand, driven by contractual obligations and clients seeking higher policy limits because of greater awareness of potential exposures. Emergence can provide up to $10 million capacity on [...]

2019-09-26T10:10:50+10:00Thursday 26 September 2019|What's New from UAC Members|

Solution launches Solution Assistance app

The Solution Assistance app for all corporate travel policyholders  features include: • Emergency contact: 24 hour emergency assistance details – from the app, travellers can reserve charge call for assistance if they experience an emergency while on a journey • Access to useful travel websites, such as DFAT, Smart Traveller and consular contacts • A [...]

2019-09-20T12:44:06+10:00Friday 20 September 2019|What's New from UAC Members|
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