Expert views and insight across our specialist areas.
Risks and rites of passage: the world of ship recycling
Insuring vessels for their final voyage is a technical business that makes the highly efficient global ship recycling industry possible.
London and beyond: solutions for a tough market
A species once believed extinct has begun to reappear: specialty insurance renewal quotations which are more expensive by a few percentage points. After years of annual reductions, this phenomenon is now spotted with increasing frequency, even for those with clean programmes. The direction of travel has changed for many reasons, but it is still possible to obtain high-quality cover without paying over the odds.
National mourning - an unfortunate but necessary consideration for event planners
As part of our 'Spotlight on Event Risk' week, David Griffiths, who has specialised in sports insurance for over 20 years, looks at the difficult but inevitable subject of national mourning and the effects this could have on sports events.
Carl Baxter Q&A: Event organisers' approach to risk
Carl Baxter, Sports and Entertainment Broker at Miller, and former elite Badminton player, delves into the mindset of event organisers, looking at how some approach the changing risks facing sports events. In the QA, he discusses managing client’s risk appetites, exploring exposure and some less typical risks that you may not expect an event would have to contend with.
Expertise is everything in a hardening Professional Indemnity market
PI market conditions have been favourable for over a decade with an abundance of capacity, falling rates and straightforward renewal processes. Since the Lloyd’s Performance Review in the second half of 2018, the London and International PI markets have implemented, and continue to enforce, a significant change in approach.
The SRA's review into the cost of residential conveyancing - our opinion
The cost of conveyancing was a key focus area in the residential conveyancing market thematic review which the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) published at the beginning of April 2019.
Football agents' PI insurance: no longer a luxury?
In today’s climate of massive salaries and complex contracts, the case for compulsory professional indemnity (PI) insurance for agents is underscored. Miller’s Billy Warner and Steve Talboys explain how changes in regulation in 2015 have left the current crop of football agents severely exposed.
The SRA's review of the residential conveyancing market - our opinion
At the beginning of April 2019, the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) published its 72 page thematic report into the residential conveyancing market, which our team of experts have reviewed.
Email hijacking and how to avoid it
You probably won’t know you’re a victim of the fastest-growing cybercrime until it’s too late.
D&O Market impacted by the perfect storm
The directors and officers’ liability market is reporting ever-increasing losses. AIG’s fourth quarter loss was attributed not to natural catastrophes that hit their peer group, but rather DO claims. Transatlantic Re also estimate that there is as much as USD6bn of DO under-reserving out there in the insurance market. What is going on and what does it mean for you?