• RVS 2021: Emerging risks start shifting beyond climate and cyber

    21 September 2021

    Re/insurers at this year's virtual Rendez-Vous de Septembre (RVS) event began to take a more holistic view when discussing emerging risks. Paul Walsh reports

  • Dive In 2021: regulators spur action on diversity and inclusion

    17 September 2021

    As the annual Dive In Festival, designed to promote diversity and inclusion in the insurance sector, gets underway, Paul Walsh finds financial regulators are adding their weight to the agenda

  • Climate risk enables insurance technology to blaze a trail

    13 September 2021

    Acute regulatory, shareholder and consumer pressure on climate change is fuelling increasing demand from insurers for technology to assess the impact of climate risk. Ronan McCaughey explains how insurance software vendors are responding to the challenge

  • Social inflation: 800lbs gorilla or 80lbs monkey?

    08 September 2021

    Casualty insurers are complaining about rising liability losses, driven by a litigious US culture and changing social attitudes. But could a far worse catastrophe be ahead of them? Sarfraz Thind reports

  • Insurers need innovative solutions to address climate change risks

    01 September 2021

    Willis Towers Watson's Adhiraj Maitra and Matt Scott tell Cintia Cheong how innovation helps insurers understand climate change risks and why regulators are not the only stakeholders pushing for better risk management

  • Maurice Perkins: Transamerica's transatlantic negotiator

    26 August 2021

    Transamerica's global head of government and policy affairs talks to Sarfraz Thind about US and international insurance regulation, Biden's tax reforms and the cultural differences that keep his job interesting

  • Saudi Arabia embraces IFRS 17 for insurance transformation

    23 August 2021

    IFRS 17 in Saudi Arabia is a story of right time, right place - and the Middle East's largest economy is powering ahead to ensure the standard can transform the country's insurance sector. Ronan McCaughey explains

  • Talcott Resolution's Chris Abreu: handpicking the way to successful risk management

    17 August 2021

    Paul Walsh talks to chief risk officer Chris Abreu to discuss the US life insurer's separation from The Hartford, the influx of private equity capital and the impact of Covid-19 on risk management

  • UN climate report: insurers ready to drive radical change

    10 August 2021

    Paul Walsh rounds up reactions from insurers, trade associations and industry experts to the findings of a landmark United Nations (UN) climate report - described as a "code red for humanity".

  • CyberAcuView's Mark Camillo: cyber data collection first, policy influence next

    09 August 2021

    Major insurers are backing CyberAcuView's efforts to collect cyber claims data and act as a focal point for the industry's engagements with law enforcement, regulators and law makers. Paul Walsh talks to its chief executive Mark Camillo