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 [...]
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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Photos from the Hobart Underwriting Expo are now live on the UAC website. Click here to check out the very successful day for exhibitors and brokers.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]