Disability Insurance for Sports Professionals - a Focus on Football

15.02.2021

German football clubs spend around 30 million euros on insurance for their stars. The legs of the players are just as insurable as the hands of piano virtuosos.

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Millennial Angst or a Real Risk? A Spotlight on Professional Impairment & Wellbeing

08.02.2020
Professional impairment is a very topical subject. The line between professional and personal life is increasingly blurred, particularly in light of events in 2020.

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What Challenges Lie Ahead for the Marine Industry?

25.11.2020

More than ever, the shipping industry needs a stable insurance market, with flexible reliable insurance partners, according to Scandinavian General Manager of Marine, Niklas Bengtsson.

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COVID-19: A Global Response

15.11.2020

Across the world, we are seeing different practices and rules as each country manages and learns to live with Coronavirus until a viable solution is available. It can be difficult to navigate these rules, especially for business, and it is no surprise that some of us are struggling to understand the various practices as businesses are doing their best to operate during these challenging times. That’s why we’ve outlined our branch-specific office plans, so you know exactly how we at HDI Global Specialty SE are currently working around the world.

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The Power of the Pen

06.10.2020

There has been much speculation in the insurance press about what a post-pandemic world will look like. One headline claims MGAs are under threat with insurers set to crackdown in a hardening market and reconsider how they will deal with them.

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Aviation IQ: Removing the burden for brokers

28.08.2020

Innovation and automation are at the heart of problem-solving. The world of insurance is further seeking and developing more opportunities for these advances in order to ultimately improve decision-making and streamline processes. We’re combining both phenomena to bring general aviation brokers a platform that services them in just a matter of minutes – Aviation IQ.

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Credit Risk – Ready for the brave new world?

14.08.2020

While organisations deal with the short-term impacts of a global pandemic, they are also starting to plan for the longer term.

For businesses and their financial backers who have the appetite to drive forward, confidence will be fundamental to success. It is in this area that single risk credit insurance can facilitate and enable the green shoots of growth.

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Directors and Officers - What happens when the buck stops?

24.08.2020

It was president Harry S. Truman who famously said: “the buck stops here.” He even had a special sign made up and placed on his desk in the Oval office. It was a reminder to him and others that he made the decisions and accepted ultimate responsibility for what happened as a result.

It’s also a reminder to directors and officers today that accountability sits with them for what they do, or don’t do.

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Innovation in the aviation industry

05.08.2020

Innovation is rapidly changing many industries and aviation is no exception, with the latest developments in e-flight, drones and ultralight helicopters. Such advancements, however, require a dependable insurance partner to deliver innovative insurance solutions.

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New Beginnings for HDI Global Specialty SE – Denmark

28.05.2020

Not so long ago, we announced the opening of our Belgium branch. We’re delighted to reveal that we have also officially begun operations in Denmark!

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EU Regulation Calls for Professional Indemnity Cover Increase

19.05.2020

It was announced in May last year, that under the EU Regulation 2019/1935, insured amounts for professional indemnity insurance for insurance brokers should be increased.

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Italy Branch Partners with Marine Hull and Cargo Agency

19.05.2020

HDI Global Specialty SE – Italy has joined forces with newly-established Marine Insurance Agency, to support an underwriting operation.

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Business Owner Operational Support Joins Netherlands Management Team

07.05.2020

HDI Global Specialty, the Netherlands, welcomes Business Owner Operational Support, Monique van der Heijden.

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Netherlands Branch Welcomes Leon Hartog as Business Owner Claims

20.04.2020

HDI Global Specialty SE, the Netherlands, welcomes Leon Hartog as Business Owner Claims.

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Italy Office Develops New Insurance Product for ESCOs

08.04.2020

The Italian branch at HDI Global Specialty SE has developed the “Energy Savings” Policy, an Insurance Solution for Energy Efficiency Guarantees.

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HDI Global Specialty SE – Belgium Open its Doors

01.04.2020

We are delighted to announce that as of 1st April 2020, HDI Global Specialty SE - Belgium officially opened for business.

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Netherlands office appoints Business Owner Financial Lines

31.03.2020

HDI Global Specialty SE, the Netherlands, welcomes Marco van Sint Annaland as Business Owner, Financial Lines.

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Richard Qaiser joins Management Team in the Netherlands

26.02.2020

HDI Global Specialty SE, the Netherlands has appointed Richard Qaiser as Business Owner of the Netherlands branch office, effective January 1, 2020.

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The Automation and Digitalisation of Airports: Opportunity or Risk?

03.01.2020

Over the last decade, many advances have been made within the aviation industry, one of which has come to light over recent years; In an Insurance Day feature, Roger Sethsson, Head of Aerospace, discusses the development of remote air traffic control towers.

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Managing Director Appointed for Netherlands Branch

12.12.2019

Faisal Setoe has been appointed as Managing Director for the HDI Global Specialty SE Netherlands branch, effective January 1 2020.

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Growing aviation market facing challenge of increasing claims and reduced capacity

10.12.2019

Mats Westerborn, Managing Director of HDI Global Specialty SE Scandinavia, has recently been featured in Insurance Day – one of the UK’s leading insurance publications.

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Rising attritional losses in the aviation market causing hardening of the market

05.09.2019

Insurance Day recently published an article, highlighting the effect of attritional losses on the aviation market, featuring our Head of Aviation and Space, Martin Jackson.

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VIDEO: Richard Taylor on specialty classes and satisfying client demands

16.08.2019

At the Airmic conference in Harrogate we caught up with our Chief Marketing Officer and UK Managing Director, Richard Taylor who reflects what the future holds – including the high demand for specialty classes and how HDI Global Specialty SE is ‘seizing the moment’.

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HDI Global Specialty SE Sets Up Milan Office

24.07.2019

HDI Global Specialty SE, the specialty lines insurer, has recently opened their Italy office, recruiting Paolo Volpi as General Manager.

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A world without cash – The impact on specie insurers

18.07.2019

“A cashless society is by no means inevitable, but the growing popularity of digital wallets and cryptocurrencies could be the new normal for specie insurers”, Niklas Bengtsson, General Manager - Marine at HDI Global Specialty SE in a recent Insurance Day article.

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Tailings dams present larger exposure than underwriters realised

26.06.2019

This week, Insurance Day has published an article by Matthew Johnson on the unsustainable risk of tailings dam exposure for insurers. Matthew Johnson is Head of International Mining Industry Underwriters (IMIU), which underwrites as part of HDI Global Specialty SE.

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