Posts Tagged ‘Belgium’



May 31st, 2017

Guy Carpenter Appoints Hans van Oort as Managing Director of Benelux Operations

Posted at 11:00 PM ET

Guy Carpenter & Company today announced the appointment of Hans van Oort as Managing Director, Guy Carpenter Benelux, effective December 1, to further strengthen the regional team.

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January 19th, 2016

Guy Carpenter Appoints Susanne Miller-van der Schild as Managing Director of Benelux Operations

Posted at 11:45 PM ET

Guy Carpenter & Company today announced the appointment of Susanne Miller-van der Schild as Managing Director, Guy Carpenter Benelux, effective February 1.

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September 2nd, 2015

Guy Carpenter Completes Development of Probabilistic European Hail Model

Posted at 3:45 AM ET

Guy Carpenter today announced the completion of the final phase in the development of its pioneering probabilistic European hail model. The enhancements to the G-CAT® Hail Model expand the number of countries covered by the model to include Belgium, Czech Republic, France, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Spain and Switzerland.

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April 1st, 2015

Insured Cat Losses – Europe/Middle East/Africa – 2014

Posted at 1:00 AM ET

Insured losses for the regions encompassing Europe, the Middle East and Africa accounted for around 21 percent of global insured losses in 2014. The most significant events included the severe convective outbreak (hail and windstorm Ela) that affected areas including Germany, France, Belgium and Austria. A frontal boundary crossing the area initiated severe thunderstorms and supercells. The thunderstorms inflicted damaging wind gusts and hail over a widespread area with reports of hail exceeding seven centimeters (2.8 inches) in diameter and isolated reports of hailstones as large as 12 centimeters (4.7 inches).(1) Estimated insured losses from this event were around USD2.8 billion.(2)

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July 9th, 2014

Guy Carpenter Appoints CEO Of Benelux Region

Posted at 11:15 PM ET

Guy Carpenter today announced the appointment of Roelant de Haas as CEO of the Benelux region, effective September 1. He succeeds Wim Raeymaekers who takes up the position of Chairman of the region and will be focused on developing clients and markets.

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May 16th, 2013

New Guidelines for Managing Product Recalls and other Corrective Actions in Belgium

Posted at 1:00 AM ET

Many of the products people use every day are made in foreign countries - from coffee makers produced in China to cars built in Germany to cell phones manufactured in India. While many of these products fulfill their purpose without any complications, there are others that cause problems for their users. A coffee maker might spill boiling water or a car’s airbag might not open properly. These problems can be caused by manufacturing errors or flaws in product design.

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September 11th, 2012

Guy Carpenter Report Details European Legislative Developments for Casualty Insurance Market

Posted at 11:30 PM ET

Guy Carpenter issued its semiannual analysis of key European legislative developments affecting the casualty insurance industry. Produced in collaboration with law firm Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek and its network of legal experts across Continental Europe, the report, Recent Legislative and Judicial Developments in Continental Europe Affecting the Casualty Insurance Industry, analyzes the most impactful and significant legislative changes and judicial developments across 11 jurisdictions, which include:

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May 1st, 2012

Continental European Legislative and Judicial Trends: Test-Achats Judgment of European Court - Gender Equality in Insurance Coverage in Belgium

Posted at 1:00 AM ET

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Background

Shortly before Christmas 2011, the European Commission published its guidelines for the insurance industry to help insurers implement necessary changes in light of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) judgment in the Test-Achats Case (C 239/06) of March 1, 2011. The guidelines’ publication followed a meeting of insurers with European Union (EU) Justice Commissioner Viviane Reding in September 2011.

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April 24th, 2012

European Countries Face Continued Challenges Adapting Local Legislation to EU Legal Requirements

Posted at 1:00 AM ET

Guy Carpenter published its semiannual report on key legislative developments in Europe affecting liability insurers and reinsurers. A number of these developments underscore the challenges in adapting local legislation and jurisprudence to European Union (EU) and international law.

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January 30th, 2012

January 2012 Reinsurance Renewal: Benelux

Posted at 1:00 AM ET

Primary insurance premium rates increased in the Benelux private sector between 2 percent and 5 percent, though the reasons differed for the various classes of business and territories. In Belgium residential property, for example, minor winter and summer storms in 2010 and 2011 as well as some small floods, led to unsatisfactory results. In the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxemburg motor insurers had to cope with unsatisfactory results because of increased losses.

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