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  • Insurers seek the Latin American goldmine

    15 September 2023

    With a huge protection gap, developing regulatory environment and an appetite for technology, the prospects look good for those willing to step into Latin America. But any adventure comes with risk, as Sarfraz Thind reports

  • The risk manager's view on AI

    12 September 2023

    Artificial intelligence (AI) has taken the world by storm this year - but seasoned insurance risk experts are wary of the hype and stress the need for governance in managing the technology's risks and ethical challenges. Ronan McCaughey reports

  • RVS 2023: reinsurers turn a corner en route to Monte Carlo

    08 September 2023

    The annual Rendez-Vous de Septembre (RVS) event begins this weekend in Monte Carlo and reinsurers enter the glitzy surroundings on strong foundations following last year's turbulence, as Paul Walsh reports

  • Who's to blame for the US insurance crisis?

    01 September 2023

    Is the growing US property insurance crisis caused by greedy insurers or sleepy regulators? Sarfraz Thind speaks to industry and consumer groups to get their perspectives

  • A new chapter for Solvency II's SFCR

    30 August 2023

    Modifications to the solvency and financial condition report (SFCR) have been mooted in the UK and EU, although insurers and users have urged caution on any potential changes. Paul Walsh reports

  • Actuaries called to arms in climate change battle

    23 August 2023

    The actuarial profession has skills and tools that can be brought to good use as the world transitions to a net-zero emissions economy, as David Walker reports

  • Canopius's Sheldon Lacy: risk functions connect the dots, so the business can thrive

    21 August 2023

    The speciality re/insurer's CRO discusses with Ronan McCaughey how a structured programme of transformation has impacted the risk function, and how it's making progress on climate risk and DEI

  • With a watered-down NZIA, where do insurers' climate commitments stand?

    16 August 2023

    After six of the eight founding members left the Net-Zero Insurance Alliance, Joshua Geer investigates if their ambitions stand

  • Rethinking our relationship with catastrophe models

    14 August 2023

    Catastrophe models provide insights for underwriters and risk managers about how to price re/insurance and manage accumulation risk. But the relationship is fraught with some fundamental problems that Tom Philp wants to solve, as he explains to Christopher Cundy

  • From Swahili chatbots to Ogden adaptations, actuaries double down on insurance inclusivity

    10 August 2023

    Across emerging economies, actuaries are working to broaden access to insurance cover, then sharing the wealth of their knowledge, as David Walker discovers