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Briefing: The sorry (but unsurprising) tale of Gefion’s collapse

Solvency and liquidity issues have dogged the unrated Danish insurer for years, but brokers will be hoping that early regulatory intervention will have saved them a lot of pain as the insurer’s collapse continues to unfold

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The Insurance Times top 5 insurer collapses

Following the news that unrated Danish insurer Gefion has gone into liquidation after its licence was revoked, Insurance Times takes a look at five of the biggest insurance disaster stories of the last 20 years

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Financially stressed policyholders are a ‘moral hazard’ leading to increased claims

Insurance Times explores the correlation between policyholders’ financial stress and their propensity to make claims - here, we explain what insurers can do to recognise and aid these vulnerable customers…

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Competition watchdog probes brokers over Ardonagh buy

The Competition and Markets Authority is asking brokers a range of questions over an Ardonagh broker buy. Ardonagh is the largest player in UK personal likes broking, rising up the rankings again of our Top 50 brokers following a series of acquisitions led by chief executive David Ross. The competition ...