• Reinsurers expand their risk radars, but usual suspects aren't far away

    21 September 2023

    The emerging risks identified by reinsurers at the annual Rendez-Vous de Septembre (RVS) event included some familiar foes and new additions, but all are being targeted with confidence. Paul Walsh reports

  • Reinsurers view AI as key to extracting value from unstructured data

    15 September 2023

    Munich Re's CEO of reinsurance Thomas Blunck said its AI pilots are currently targeting "very simple functions"

  • RVS 2023: "soft" collaboration possible in insurers' net-zero efforts

    12 September 2023

    Munich Re Specialty Group's Dominick Hoare explained difficulties in "hard and fast" cooperation

  • RVS 2023: misunderstand cyber accumulation at your peril, reinsurers told

    11 September 2023

    Munich Re's Stefan Golling warned cyber market might never reach meaningful size

  • 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

  • Munich Re's nat cat claim costs double in H1

    10 August 2023

    The reinsurer did post a profit of €2.4bn for the first half of this year

  • Insuring AI

    24 July 2023

    To its knowledge, Munich Re was the first insurer in the world to start insuring artificial intelligence risk. Iris Devriese speaks to Sarfraz Thind about how the business developed and the impact of Generative AI

  • Actuaries must find sweet spot of pricing for risk and societal ends

    11 July 2023

    DAV actuary Frank Schiller warns pricing for social acceptance alone can lead to anti-selection bias