• Insurers far from being family and diversity-friendly organisations

    04 October 2018

    Panellists at last week's Dive In festival said they were encouraged by the insurance industry's willingness to improve policies on work-life balance and diversity, but warned there is still a long way to go. Ronan McCaughey reports

  • Axa plans €1.2bn life sale to private equity group

    01 August 2018

    Cinven move for Axa Life Europe complements purchases in Germany

  • Munich Re defends coal practice

    09 July 2018

    Firm has no threshold for coal underwriting but assesses all risks

  • Property data insurtech raises $17m in funding

    22 June 2018

    Cape Analytics provides analytics on 70m buildings in the US

  • Marine insurance blockchain platform hopes to cut costs, risks and capital

    07 June 2018

    The world's first blockchain platform for the marine insurance sector was launched at the end of May. Paul Walsh sits down with some of the platform's leaders to discuss how it will save costs and reduce risk

  • Insurers caught in crossfire of Canada's Trans Mountain pipeline

    31 May 2018

    Unfriend Coal has urged insurers to stop backing tar sands projects

  • Microinsurance offers a lesson in technology and agility

    22 May 2018

    Opportunities in emerging markets are flourishing, but traditional insurers cannot simply transpose their western business models. Aggelos Andreou finds the use of technology and a change in mindset are the keys to opening the doors

  • IMIF publishes guidance on op risk modelling and insurance purchases

    30 April 2018

    Survey highlights variation in practice across the industry

  • Reinsurers' pain laid bare in Willis Re's 2017 industry review

    23 April 2018

    Only four of 34 groups registered improved combined ratios

  • Model risk management - why should we care?

    17 April 2018

    There are clear benefits to insurers from taking a holistic approach to managing model risk, says Phil Whittingham