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Partners 2024

Sponsors Conference

AIG Europe S.A.

American International Group, Inc. (AIG) is a leading global insurance organization with roots that trace back to 1919. As a leader in commercial and personal insurance solutions, we are one of the world’s most far-reaching property casualty networks, offering a broad range of products, including Liability, Financial Lines, Property, Global Specialty, Crop Risk Services, Personal Lines and Accident and Health in approximately 70 countries and jurisdictions.

We have been active in Switzerland since opening of the Swiss branch of one of our predecessor companies back in 1957. Today we are part of AIG Europe S.A. which is headquartered in Luxembourg and compromise the AIG operations in the EMEA region. We are specialized in insurance products for local businesses and multinational corporations as well as specific professionals’ groups, such as lawyers, financial advisors, IT specialists, insurance brokers, etc. AIG develops insurance solutions which are tailor-made to the needs of the respective industries or customer groups.

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty SE

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty SE und die lokalen Allianz Einheiten bündeln ihre Kräfte, um Versicherungslösungen für mittlere bis grosse Unternehmens- und Spezialrisiken anzubieten.

Unsere Aktivitäten in der Industrie- und Firmenversicherung wurden in einem globalen Geschäftsmodell unter einem einheitlichen Namen zusammengefasst: Allianz Commercial.

Auf der Basis unserer Stärken – kompetente Mitarbeiter:innen, hohe Finanzkraft und das Netzwerk einer weltweit führenden Versicherungsmarke – arbeiten wir gemeinsam daran, unsere Kunden auf die Zukunft vorzubereiten.

AXA XL

AXA XL is the P&C and specialty risk division of AXA. With a holistic approach to risk identification, management and mitigation, we’re driven to help your business adapt and thrive amidst change. Rather than just pay covered claims when things go wrong, we focus on making a real contribution, so your business can go beyond the unexpected.

For mid-sized to multinational clients, AXA XL Insurance offers more than 30 lines of business, including Property, Casualty, Cyber, Construction, Financial Lines, Life, Accident & Health and Environmental. We are also a leading player in Specialty insurance, including Aerospace, Art & Specie, Marine, Motor, Political Risk, Credit & Bond, and Crisis Management & Special Risks. We’ll help you prepare for, navigate through and rebound when you need to, so you can go beyond the unexpected and focus on what matters most – your business and customers. For more information, visit axaxl.com.

Beazley

Beazley is a global specialist insurer, that enables its clients to explore new ventures, create innovative solutions and build a stronger tomorrow. It strives to do the right thing rather than the easy thing, and puts being a sustainable business at the heart of everything it does, to help shape a brighter future for our people, partners and planet. In a world fast becoming head-scratchingly complex, it relishes a challenge and is seen as the insurance industry’s go to problem solvers, seeing every risk as an opportunity to do things differently.

Chubb

Chubb is the world’s largest listed industrial insurer. With its own branches in 54 countries and long-term cooperation partners, Chubb offers industrial and personal insurance to a wide range of customers worldwide. The parent company Chubb Limited, headquartered in Zurich, employs 33,000 people worldwide and is listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: CB) and is included in the S&P 500 share index. In Switzerland, Chubb Insurance (Switzerland) Ltd, a subsidiary of Chubb Limited, currently employs 100 people. Chubb Insurance (Switzerland) Ltd is domiciled in Zurich and has an AA rating from Standard & Poor’s. Tailor-made solutions in property, liability, transport, cyber and environmental insurance, financial lines and personal and accident insurance cover the needs of companies and organisations of all sizes.

Clyde & Co

Clyde & Co is a leading global law firm, helping organisations successfully navigate risk and maximise opportunity in the sectors that underpin global trade and commercial activity and enable global prosperity, namely: insurance, aviation, marine, construction, energy, trade and natural resources. Globally integrated, Clyde & Co offers a comprehensive range of contentious and non-contentious legal services and commercially-minded legal advice to businesses operating across the world. It is committed to operating in a responsible way by progressing towards a diverse and inclusive workforce that reflects the communities and clients it serves and provides an environment in which everyone can realise their potential; using its legal and professional skills to support its communities through pro bono work, volunteering and charitable partnerships; and minimising the impact it has on the environment including through a commitment to the SBTi Net-Zero standard and the setting of ambitious emissions reduction targets. The firm has 490 partners, 2400 lawyers, 3200 legal professionals and 5500 people overall in nearly 70 offices and associated offices worldwide. For more information please visit www.clydeco.com.

Cooper Gay

Launched in 2003, Cooper Gay is a leading wholesale pan-European Managing General Agent (MGA) and Lloyd’s broker. We provide innovative underwriting solutions and outstanding services to clients, whilst delivering excellent results for our business partners.

We are a team of 70 insurance specialists split over our offices in France, Germany, Italy, Belgium, and the UK. We are well positioned to provide market leading service and support to our network of over 200 insurance brokers across Europe.

CORVUS

Corvus Insurance is the leading provider of commercial insurance products built on advanced data science, with an AI-driven approach to empowering brokers and policyholders to better predict and prevent loss.

Smart Commercial Insurance® products include Cyber, Technology E&O, Ocean Cargo, and more. Corvus was founded in 2017 and is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts with offices across the US and in London, UK and Frankfurt, DE.

Since January 2024, Corvus Insurance, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRV).

DUAL

DUAL Swiss GmbH is part of DUAL D-A-CH Group, which again is part of DUAL Group, London. Operating since 1998, DUAL Group aims to be the MGA (Managing General Agent) of choice for brokers, customers and insurers by providing in-depth underwriting expertise and distribution. With $3.2 billion (GWP), DUAL Group is one of the world’s largest international underwriting agencies. DUAL employs over 1,400 people in 21 countries across North and South America, Europe and Asia Pacific and is one of Lloyd’s largest international coverholders. DUAL DACH Group also includes DUAL Deutschland, DUAL Austria, DUAL Europe GmbH (DUAL M&A) and HVR (Hamburger Vermögens Schaden-Haftpflicht Risk Management GmbH). Since DUAL Deutschland was founded in 2005 with its headquarters in Cologne, DUAL DACH Group has been an underwriter (managing general agent) for financial lines divisions in the D-A-CH area. D&O insurance is our specialty. But DUAL also currently offers financial loss liability insurance, cyber insurance, fidelity insurance and accident insurance; other Lines of Business are in preparation. With currently more than 100 employees, policyholders are served at eleven locations in five countries. Predominantly banks and other financial services institutions but also medium-sized companies from a wide range of industries are amongst our customers.

Allianz Trade

Allianz Trade is the global leader in trade credit insurance and a recognized specialist in the areas of surety, collections, fidelity insurance incl. e-crime. Our proprietary intelligence network analyses daily changes in +80 million corporates solvency. We give companies the confidence to trade by securing their payments. We compensate your company in the event of a bad debt, but more importantly, we help you avoid bad debt in the first place. Whenever we provide trade credit insurance or other finance solutions, our priority is predictive protection. But, when the unexpected arrives, our AA credit rating means we have the resources, backed by Allianz to provide compensation to maintain your business. Headquartered in Paris, Allianz Trade is present in 52 countries with 5,500 employees. In 2022, our consolidated turnover was € 3.3 billion and insured global business transactions represented € 1,057 billion in exposure.

In Switzerland, around 50 people work at the headquarters in Wallisellen and the other locations in Lausanne and Lugano.

For further information: www.allianz-trade.ch, LinkedIn or Twitter @allianztrade

HDI Global SE

As an industrial insurer, HDI Global SE (HDI) meets and major corporations, while at the same time serving as their reliable “Partner in Transformation”. In addition to its outstanding presence in the German and European insurance market, the company is active in more than 175 countries through foreign branches, subsidiaries, affiliates as well as network partners. This enables HDI to serve international clients with local policies to ensure and provide the defined service and worldwide insurance cover for all included risks.

HDI Global SE is part of the industrial insurance division of the Talanx Group. The division generated a gross premium volume of around EUR 8.9 billion in 2022 with approximately 4,500 employees.

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions provides risk transfer solutions to large and mid-sized corporations around the world. Its innovative, highly customised products and standard insurance covers help to make businesses more resilient, while its industry-leading claims service provides additional peace of mind.

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions serves clients from offices worldwide and is backed by the financial strength of the Swiss Re Group.

Unis

As a reliable business partner for our clients and as established Coverholder at Lloyd’s, we offer standardized and tailor-made insurance solutions for local and international industrial and service companies, financial service providers, business consultants, lawyers, insurance brokers and medical practices. We support our clients in particular in the areas of Directors and Officers Liability (D&O), Fidelity and Professional Indemnity Insurance.

For a broad target group of discerning private customers, our product range includes property and motor insurance (classic cars and collections) as well.

As a long-lasting Managing General Agent (MGA) with a presence in Zurich, Lausanne and the Principality of Liechtenstein, UNIS runs underwriting and claims settlement operations for insurance companies. Domiciled in Zurich, UNIS is subject to the pertinent regulatory provisions and has been part of the internationally operating Ardonagh Group since 2023.

Zurich Insurance Group

Zurich Switzerland handles the life and general insurance business of Zurich Insurance Group in Switzerland. As a company with a long tradition and deep roots in Switzerland, we place a high priority on the national traits of precision, reliability and security. Our core business is risk management. Whether we are working with private individuals, SMEs or corporations with global operations, we help our customers understand their risks – and protect them with comprehensive solutions.

Zurich is one of Switzerland’s largest insurance companies. Zurich Insurance Group operates worldwide, employing a workforce with about 55,000 employees in over 210 countries and territories.

Sponsor FL-Night

Tokio Marine HCC

Tokio Marine HCC is a leading specialty insurance group conducting business in approximately 180 countries and underwriting more than 100 classes of specialty insurance. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, the company is comprised of highly entrepreneurial teams equipped to underwrite special situations, companies and individuals, acting independently to deliver effective solutions. Our products and capabilities set the standard for the industry, as many of our approximately 3,600 employees are industry-leading experts.

Tokio Marine HCC is rated A+ (Strong) by Standard & Poor’s, A++ (Superior) by A.M. Best Company and AA- (Very Strong) by Fitch Ratings. Tokio Marine HCC is part of Tokio Marine, a leading global insurance group with a market capitalisation of approx. USD 43 billion (December 31, 2021).

Media Partners

On the digital platform HZ Insurance, we publish informative articles and background reports on the regulatory framework, markets, customer segments and market developments, trends, new products and financial markets. We produce the HZ Insurance Newsletter Daily (also with international news) as well as the weekly HZ Insurance Premium Newsletter. In addition, we are editorially responsible for various print products of the business media and organise two major professional events per year: the HZ Insurance Forum and the Innovation Award of the Swiss Insurance Industry.

PHi deals with national and international developments in the area of third party liability. In six issues per year, PHi offers scientific and practice-oriented articles by well-known international authors on developments in product liability law, financial lines and other industry-relevant liability areas and their insurance; analyses of trends in liability law and liability insurance; reporting of important liability cases and documentation of relevant new laws and legislative initiatives from all over the world; reports on key events, book reviews, short reports and much more.

As an independent governance & compliance knowledge platform, we have a clear mandate: expertise online for you as a board member, managing director, supervisory board member, foundation board member, compliance officer or internal/external consultant. We provide you with objective expertise, contributed by experts and our INARA partner companies – namely up-to-date information on relevant business, legal, tax, real estate and IT topics.

Organiser

Haefeli & Schroeder Financial Lines AG (HSFL) is an independent, partner-led insurance broker specialized in Financial Lines with headquarters in Pfäffikon SZ, Switzerland. Besides organising the yearly Financial Lines Forum, HSFL is well known for custom-made Financial Lines Solutions for Customers, particularly for large corporations. Additionally, HSFL offers to partner-brokers access to the web-based FL-Platform, where SME-clients within few minutes and without additional costs receive already negotiated binding insurance offers and contracts. To find out more on the HSFL business areas, please visit  www.financial-lines.ch.

Credit Points

Many years of experience is one thing. Competence is something else. Competence needs regular further training and a solid basis. Insurance advisors with the Cicero seal of approval have a basic qualification and ensure that their know-how is always up to date. To this end, they invest in around four days of continuing education courses every year.

Participation in the Financial Lines Forum is rewarded with 7 Cicero credits. The certificate will be issued at 5 p.m. in the conference room.

The Financial Lines Forum is IDD-approved.