• US property rate debate rages as natcats soar

    08 February 2024

    Demands for higher rates for homeowners coverage are creating tensions among consumer groups, regulators and underwriters. Sarfraz Thind reports on attempts to sustain the market as natural catastrophe losses mount

  • APCIA issues warning over federal natcat backstop bill

    15 January 2024

    Adam Schiff, Democratic representative for California, introduced the bill last week

  • Dave Snyder: We will advocate for a greater society-wide focus on loss prevention and mitigation

    26 December 2023

    Dave Snyder, vice president of policy, research and international for the American Property Casualty Insurance Association, discusses how artificial intelligence regulation has developed and how "political polarisation" has impacted firms

  • The race to respond to social inflation

    03 November 2023

    Insurers have a huge task ahead in addressing the factors behind social inflation, including society's distrust of big corporates, social media amplification and litigation methods. But others argue it's a manufactured crisis. Sarfraz Thind reports

  • US trade bodies back European insurers' stance on Eiopa's cross-border reinsurance consultation

    31 October 2023

    ACLI, APCIA and RAA concerned that EU-US covered agreement could be violated

  • 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

  • Climate alliances crumbled by anti-woke politics

    01 May 2023

    The unravelling of the Net-Zero Insurance Alliance owes a lot to right-wing US politics, where ESG and climate action is seen as a threat to business, as Sarfraz Thind discovers

  • APCIA hails passing of Florida property insurance bill

    16 December 2022

    The bill creates a $1bn reinsurance fund for flood relief

  • Legal abuse and fraud, not natcats, threaten stability of US property insurers

    25 August 2022

    North American re/insurers have warned of a catastrophe that could bankrupt the insurance industry - and it's nothing to do with hurricanes or earthquakes, as Josh Geer reports

  • Fighting fires in the US

    11 August 2022

    Wildfires are raging once again and insurers are under pressure to maintain coverage in high-risk regions. But the industry can do more to help itself and society as David Sampson, president of the American Property Casualty Insurance Association, explains to Sarfraz Thind