For the fourth consecutive year, the Underwriting Agencies Council and The Hollard Insurance Company Pty Ltd have offered their underwriting agencies’ Emerging Leaders course. The intensive, industry unique, two-day course gives key personnel an in-depth insight and understanding of the many facets of building and operating underwriting agencies. The 2016 course ended in Sydney yesterday. [...]
The Underwriting Agencies Council is hosting its 17th Annual Sydney Underwriting Expo on Wednesday 9 March 2016 at Sydney’s Hilton Hotel. The Expo and lunch is preceded by a breakfast seminar with guest speaker Peter Montanaro, who is Lloyd’s global Head of Delegated Authorities. He’ll talk about Lloyd’s business objectives in the Asia Pacific arena [...]
Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane. David Newey, Managing Partner of Gillis Delaney Lawyers (GD Law), will present the seminar series, A Brave New World: Thoughts on the underwriting agency industry’s future. The series is sponsored by UAC strategic underwriting partner Vero Insurance. The events are free to attend and UAC member agencies are welcome to invite [...]
The Underwriting Agencies Council is hosting a free seminar, followed by an underwriting expo, in Auckland next month. When: Thursday 11 February 2016 Where: Crowne Plaza, Queen St, Auckland Seminar: 2pm-3.15pm Expo: 3.30pm-6.30pm – drinks and canapés will be served from 5.30pm Professor Rob Merkin QC will present the seminar on brokers’ and agencies’ duties. [...]
The Underwriting Agencies Council has a new chairman, former deputy chair Lyndon Turner. Mr Turner, CEO at NM Insurance, was re-elected to the board at UAC’s annual general meeting in Sydney today (Thursday 10 December 2015). He was appointed chairman after current chair Heath Amber, who has been in the role since December 2013, stepped [...]
The Underwriting Agencies Council has received seven nominations for four vacancies on its board of directors. UAC’s annual general meeting is on Thursday 10 December 2015, in Sydney. Four retiring directors have offered themselves for re-election. They are Deputy Chairman Lyndon Turner, from NM Insurance; Company Secretary Peter Fryer, from XL Catlin; Peter Marshall, from [...]
UAC General Manager William Legge gets to wear a baggy green – courtesy of Perth Expo speaker Brad Hogg. The Perth Expo was an excellent success. Go to Gallery or UAC’s Facebook page to view a selection of photos.
Former Australian Test and ODI cricketer Brad Hogg will share the highs and lows of an amazing career, and explain why his locker room nickname was ‘The Pest’. Brad made his mark in the Australian One Day team, replacing Shane Warne in 2003. He represented Australia touring Sri Lanka and India in 1996, and then [...]
The Perth Expo is on Thursday 19 November 2015 with Mickey Arthur, former coach of the Australian cricket team, as guest speaker. Click here to book for lunch.
Registrations are now open in Sydney and Melbourne for the new series of GDLaw Updates. David Newey, Managing Partner of Gillis Delaney Lawyers, will present a seminar on: The duty of disclosure in an electronic world – An insurer’s obligation to ask questions and misrepresentations – Where are we heading and what’s the impact of [...]