December 1, 2017

Insurance industry predictions 2018

Each working day between now and Christmas we will be publishing insurance industry predictions from Clyde & Co's global insurance practice.

December 11th

  • Peter Hodgins predicts that in 2018, the life insurance sector in the UAE is set for a shake up. Read the full prediction here.

December 8th

  • Stirling Leech predicts that in 2018, crisis and opportunity will drive market developments in Latin America. Read the full prediction here.
  • Marcus O'Brien predicts that the use of combustible cladding on commercial buildings in Australia will create difficulties for insurers in 2018. Read the full prediction here.

December 7th

  • Peter Walmsley predicts that 2018 will be the year the Ogden rate saga draws to a conclusion. Read the full prediction here.
  • Peter Walmsley predicts that, as advances in prosthetics gain pace, they may start to pay dividends for insurers for the first time in 2018. Read the full prediction here.

December 6th

  • Helen Bourne predicts that insurers and brokers ignoring the possibilities of Internet of Things will be left behind in 2018. Read the full prediction here.

  • Mark Williamson predicts that the insurance sector will miss the GDPR compliance deadline in May 2018. Read the full prediction here.

December 5th

  • Fred Fein predicts that wearable technology will significantly impact personal injury litigation in 2018. Read the full prediction here.

December 4th

  • Avril Lattin and Yvonne Lam predict that  enhanced regulatory oversight will demand more robust corporate governance in Australia. Read the full prediction here.

  • Mark Sutton predicts the shifting risk landscape will lead to D&O product development. Read the full prediction here. 

December 1st

  • Joan D'Ambrosio (San Francisco) predicts insurers will look to better quantify, and increase efforts to avoid, unintended “silent cyber” exposures. Read the full prediction here.
  • Christina Terplan (San Francisco) predicts more Companies will seek insurance coverage for business interruption from cyber events. Read the full prediction here.
  • Dean Carrigan, Ben Di Marco and Nitesh Patel (Sydney) predict incoming data protection regulation will  lead to a spike in claims. Read the full prediction here.