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  • IMF takes a shot at private equity-backed insurers

    21 December 2023

    Contagion, illiquidity risk and regulatory arbitrage... the International Monetary Fund has this week raised concerns over PE-owned insurance and advised regulators to talk more about the risks. Sarfraz Thind reports

  • Vishal Desai: taking Mitsui Sumitomo's risk team to the Champions League

    20 December 2023

    Vishal Desai already had a busy job as the chief risk officer (CRO) for MS Amlin in London when he got the call to help parent Mitsui Sumitomo at the head office in Tokyo. Since June, he has been giving his experience and advice to the Japanese insurer's risk team, he tells Sarfraz Thind

  • COP28: what did it mean for insurers?

    19 December 2023

    Insurance experts at COP28 offer their reflections on the Dubai climate summit. Joshua Geer reports

  • ChatGPT, Schr√∂dinger's Cat, and emerging risk practices

    15 December 2023

    Ari Moskowitz, Everest Group's chief risk officer, considers if it's possible for risks to have emerged and still be considered emerging at the same time.

  • Electric vehicles pose problems as insurers charge up for net zero

    13 December 2023

    The shift towards EVs presents new risks for insurers, but also an opportunity as a means for reaching net-zero targets, as Joshua Geer reports

  • CRO in focus: Hanna Kam

    12 December 2023

    Antony Williams, director at Arthur, talks to Hanna Kam, the former group chief risk officer (CRO) at Hiscox and a qualified actuary with over 25 years' experience in the general insurance industry in Australia, the UK and Europe

  • Eiopa's Fausto Parente: we are not creating reinsurance barriers

    07 December 2023

    The executive director of the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (Eiopa) talks to Paul Walsh about the authority's approach to reinsurance supervision, lapse risk and concerns with current EU developments

  • MAS's Daniel Wang on Singapore's insurance challenge

    04 December 2023

    The head of the insurance department at the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) talks to Sarfraz Thind about tackling global risks and how the country is leveraging its climate expertise to shine on the world stage

  • Nuclear war, AI and net zero: CEOs ponder what insurance will look like in 2050

    30 November 2023

    Insurance leaders talk nuclear threats, AI's transformative power and the race to net zero as they try to predict the future of industry at the Geneva Association's summit. Joshua Geer reports

  • UK bulk annuity market prepares for potentially six more providers

    29 November 2023

    Rumours continue to swirl about firms entering the booming pension risk transfer market, while at the same time, another is considering exiting the sector. Ronan McCaughey and Christopher Cundy report