Archive

  • UK's Consumer Duty: a headache on top of a cost-of-living crisis

    05 April 2024

    The introduction of the Consumer Duty regime has piled on costs for insurers at a time when premiums are soaring due to inflation. There are also plenty of questions about how the regulation will be implemented and enforced, as Paul Walsh reports

  • Eiopa stress tests insurers against rising geopolitical risks

    02 April 2024

    The exercise involves 48 insurers from 20 EU member states

  • Life reinsurers spy a goldmine in Asia

    02 April 2024

    A $3trn market is waiting to be tapped and asset-intensive reinsurers are priming themselves to be there, as Sarfraz Thind reports

  • Japan's Tokio Marine and MS&AD tackle motor repair outsourcing issues

    02 April 2024

    Claims fraud and price-squeezing have prompted non-life groups to act

  • Pensions CRO calls out racist and sexist remarks

    28 March 2024

    Dana Grey, CRO at the Pension Protection Fund, explained why the comments needed to be addressed

  • Insurers short-changing customers on vehicle valuations, FCA review reveals

    28 March 2024

    FCA scrutiny intensifies as insurers face backlash over undervaluing vehicle claims

  • PIC's business value rises thanks to strong growth and risk margin reform

    27 March 2024

    Bulk annuity underwriter expects industry to complete $50bn of deals this year, after record 2023

  • South Korea's insurers grew net income by 46% during 2023, latest figures show

    27 March 2024
  • NAIC climate data call could leave FIO in the cold

    26 March 2024

    Climate and its impact on insurers has been a source of acrimony between state and federal insurance regulators in the US. The NAIC's recently issued climate data call, following the initiative of FIO, might not represent the warming of relations it initially seems. Sarfraz Thind reports

  • India culls insurance regulations

    25 March 2024