Insight and Intelligence on the London & International Insurance Markets 18 Mar 2018

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Aon settles legal battle with Willis over CFO hire

  • Ted Bunker 4 October 2017
  • Aon has settled a short but bitter dispute with rival Willis Towers Watson, which stood accused of unfair competition after hiring Mike Burwell as CFO.

    Willis said today that it had "resolved" the legal battle with Aon over Burwell, who previously had consulted on Aon's restructuring as part of a PwC team, adding that duelling lawsuits related to the hiring had subsequently been dismissed.

    In a complaint filed in Illinois federal court last week, Aon tried to block Willis from...

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