• The UK's Solvency II reform proposals: reactions summarised

    21 July 2022

    Actuaries, US insurers, environmental campaigners have joined the UK industry in responding to Solvency II reform proposals. Christopher Cundy and David Walker report

  • Insurers feeling hamstrung as protection gaps widen

    21 June 2022

    Current global events and left-field risks are contributing to widening protection gaps and insurers may be restricted in their attempts to reduce them. Paul Walsh reports

  • US reiterates its opposition to ICS

    16 June 2022

    IAIS meeting in Croatia starts today with international rule causing continued discord

  • The US climate split

    25 April 2022

    The knives are out on what US insurers need reveal about their climate-related exposures. Sarfraz Thind reports

  • The golden state becomes too hot to handle

    24 January 2022

    Property catastrophe losses in California have soared, with the result that insurers increasingly don't want to underwrite there. Could this be the beginning of a withdrawal from cat perils in other US states? Sarfraz Thind reports

  • US Elections: a divided government is good for insurers

    11 November 2020

    Joe Biden's win comes after an extended period of uncertainty and division that has clouded US politics. However, division is not the worst enemy of the US insurance industry, but "populist" reforms promised by the Democratic party may well be. Sarfraz Thind reports

  • US wildfires to cost insurers up to $8bn, Moody's estimates

    17 September 2020

    Western state blazes have claimed 34 lives and destroyed almost 10,000 homes

  • US P&C surplus suffers worst decline in Q1

    29 July 2020

    The slump occurred just three months after policyholder surplus was at a record high, APCIA says

  • Hawaiian insurers look on as hurricane Douglas approaches

    27 July 2020

    State Farm Group, Heritage Insurance Holdings Group and Tokio Marine are the main writers for homeowners' multi-peril lines

  • Covid-19 BI litigation "will stop America's recovery before it starts"

    16 July 2020

    The APCIA has been at the forefront of fighting fires in the current crisis. Senior vice president Robert Gordon talks to Sarfraz Thind about the business interruption saga and why litigation is simply wrong