CEO and co-founder, Tobias Taupitz, discusses the start-up's expansion plans, its "coup" to have Amanda Blanc join its board, and why he believes Laka's pooled payment calculation model should be used across the industry.
News editor Ida Axling and editor Siân Barton look over the top stories for the week.
Blanc chats to Insurance Age about her seven new roles, her thoughts on brokers and why she believes young people should choose a career in insurance
The former Axa UK boss has joined claims insurtech RightIndem as non-executive chair of the board.
Firm is backed by Zurich, where Blanc spent nine months as CEO EMEA.
Tim Ryan, executive chairman at Ryan's, discusses the trends of 2019 and David Williams, MD of underwriting and technical services at Axa, outlines what the industry can expect in 2020.
Role is the first non-insurance appointment for Blanc since returning to the industry earlier this month.
This year's top stories featured MS Amlin, Tokio Marine Kiln, Marsh Commercial, Ardonagh, Gallagher and Amanda Blanc.
This month brought about the return of Amanda Blanc to insurance as she accepted roles at Aviva, ERS, and Trov.
Firm stated that Blanc will not become an advisor at any other global InsurTech.
In July, the market was shocked by the departure of Amanda Blanc from Zurich after only nine months in the CEO EMEA role.
Blanc has taken on NED roles at Aviva and ERS with experts predicting further announcements are to come.
Siân Barton and Laurence Eastham discuss the week's most popular news stories, including the return of Amanda Blanc and the launch of Cuvva's new motor product.
Blanc, whose Aviva appointment was also announced this week, has joined a specialist motor insurer to drive acquisitions and organic growth.
Former Axa UK boss Blanc left Zurich after only nine months earlier this year.
Dye takes over from Amanda Blanc, who resigned last week.
Blanc resigned from the EMEA CEO role at the provider last week.
Former Axa boss resigns after only nine months as EMEA CEO at Zurich.
Following the warning Lloyd's has revealed advisory committees designed to tackle diversity and inclusion featuring sector leaders such as Zurich's, Amanda Blanc, and the CII's, Sian Fisher, have been set up.
In the main, the news of Amanda Blanc's move from Axa to Zurich dominated the headlines in April. Brokers were also particularly interested in the FCA's warning round renewal transparency, Towergate's financial results for 2017 and Jelf, which made its…
Is the appointment of David Martin from Allianz the first pointer of what brokers can expect from Amanda Blanc's Zurich?
Blanc is the first woman to chair the Association since it was formed more than 100 years ago.
Market reacts to Axa group CEO of UK & Ireland Amanda Blanc’s decision to move
There has been a lot of chat about how Axa might fill Amanda Blanc’s distinctive shoes but no real suggestions as to who could take her place. Siân Barton writes.