Brexit: What Does it Mean for the Insurance Industry?

With the United Kingdom voting to leave the European Union many are asking “what does it mean?” As it relates to insurance the impact is not fully known, but analysis and insight are starting to be shared.

PLUS will use this post to share links to articles and interviews dealing with the insurance impact of the Brexit. If you have an article that should be included in this list please email us (blogmaster at with a link.

Lloyd’s plans in Europe (Lloyd’s)


Brexit: a containable but poorly timed shock (Insurance Insider)


Brexit and the Re/Insurance Industry (JD Supra)


The first signs of post-Brexit financial stress: property fund suspended (The Economist)


Brexit will allow insurers to escape ‘absolutely dreadful’ EU regulation, claims former civil service chief (The Telegraph)


Lloyd’s Chairman responds to Brexit (Lloyd’s)


Brexit: Singapore bank UOB suspends London property loans (BBC)


UK stripped of final ‘AAA’ rating (The Telegraph)


Beale: London can preserve global status post-Brexit (The Insurance Insider)


Australia: QBE says Brexit may require revised approach to European business (Middle East Insurance Review)


Imagining the U.K. and the EU Three Years After Brexit (Mohamed El-Erian)


Brexit’s Slow Pain for Insurers (Bloomberg)


Thoughts on Insurance After Brexit (Insurance Thought Leadership)


Brexit: What Does the Vote Mean for Business? (Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation)


Insurance Sector Hit Hard by Brexit Vote (Financial Times)


What Does the Brexit Vote Mean for the Insurance Industry? (D&O Diary)


Re/Insurance Business Leaders Begin to Comment on Post-Brexit World (Insurance Journal)


Re/insurance leaders look to calm Brexit concerns but admit challenges ahead (Intelligent Insurer)


Brexit: The Insurers Speak (Kennedys)


London Insurance Market is “Resilient” to Brexit Impact (Insurance Business America)


Brexit: Moving Forward (Clyde & Co)

Risks Facing Asian Businesses

In this clip from the 2013 PLUS Hong Kong Regional Symposium, Steve Vickers (CEO, Steve Vickers Associates Limited) looks at the major business risks facing Asia-based businesses, from fraud to reputational risks and litigation with U.S. based partners. His full presentation, “Mitigating Corporate Risk in Asia & Dealing with Corporate Fraud,” is available for PLUS members to view online.

Register now for the 2014 Hong Kong Professional Liability Regional Symposium on 27 May at the Hong Kong Football Club.

Texas Chapter Wine Tasting

The Texas Chapter hosted a reception and wine tasting on Thursday, June 13 at The Tasting Room Wine Cafe in Houston. Over 40 professional liability practitioners enjoyed the networking opportunity while enjoying some fine grapes.

Make sure you don’t miss the next Texas Chapter event – check out the chapter’s web page for details on future events.