December 2, 2019

Insurance predictions 2020

Each working day throughout December, we will be publishing insurance industry predictions from our global insurance practice.

13 December

  • Kathrin Feldmann predicts that Germany's regulator and insurers will accelerate moves to clarify cyber exposures in 2020. Read her full prediction here.
  • Henning Schaloske predicts that continental European D&O markets will harden in 2020. Read his full prediction here.

12 December

  • Gordon Keyden predicts that Scotland’s compensation system will tip in favour of the claimant in 2020. Read his full prediction here.
  • Graeme Watson predicts that the Scottish Child Abuse Inquiry will throw a spotlight on child migration and independent schools in Scotland in 2020. Read his full prediction here.

11 December

  • Michael Cripps predicts that Chinese motor insurers will increase preparations for large-scale autonomous vehicle adoption in the next few years. Read his full prediction here.

10 December

  • Nicole Britton predicts that the number of traditional South African intermediaries will fall in 2020. Read her full prediction here.
  • Ernie van der Vyver expects increased regulatory supervision to lead to a reduction in cell owners in South Africa in 2020. Read his full prediction here.

9 December

  • Nick Elwell-Sutton predicts that MGAs and other intermediaries will struggle to manage the complexities of the SMCR and FCA conduct rules in 2020. Read his full prediction here.
  • James Cooper predicts that the issue of liquidity mismatch will be under the investor and regulatory spotlight in 2020. Read his full prediction here.

6 December

  • Karen Boto predicts that 2020 will see an increased demand for comprehensive, standalone fintech insurance. Read her full prediction here. 

5 December

  • Kathryn Ashton expects policyholder demands for coverage in response to CCPA claims to be rife in 2020. Read her full prediction here.
  • Jeff Ellis predicts that the insurance and legal sectors will face issues that test the limits of coverage in 2020. Read his full prediction here.

4 December

  • Joyce Chan expects insurtech collaboration between insurers and healthcare providers to transform the healthcare experience in 2020. Read her full prediction here.
  • Stirling Leech predicts that insurtechs will lead a revolution in the way insurance products are contracted in Brazil. Read his full prediction here.

3 December

  • Wayne Jones expects the UAE's life insurance sector to face a fundamental shake-up following new regulations. Read his full prediction here.
  • Peter Hodgins predicts that the UAE will get a unified financial services regulator in 2020. Read his full prediction here.
  • Mark Beswetherick predicts that new regulations in the UAE will reshape the way in which disputed insurance claims are handled in 2020. Read his full prediction here.

2 December

  • Jennette Newman predicts that the UK's MGA market will become a more popular feature of the London market in 2020. Read her full prediction here.