Archive

  • Mass policy surrenders remain a blight on Europe's life insurers

    20 June 2023

    But reinsurers are stepping in to help manage lapse risk, and the EU's insurance chief is sanguine about the threat, as Christopher Cundy and Joshua Geer report

  • Insurers' TCFD reporting: differences, similarities and highlights

    08 June 2023

    Now that many insurers have released their Taskforce on Climate-related Financial Disclosure reporting for the year, Joshua Geer compares the results and picks out highlights across the four pillars of the framework

  • Engagement processes help insurers tie the knot on net-zero

    11 May 2023

    In order to meet their net-zero ambitions, insurers will need to bring clients and stakeholders along with them. Joshua Geer asks three heads of sustainability to explain how they are approaching engagement - and when to employ exclusions

  • Insurance risk recruitment trends: salaries rise for sustainability experts

    13 April 2023

    Risk and actuarial recruitment in the UK insurance sector boomed in 2022 and people with expertise in ESG, asset management and coding remain in high demand. Ronan McCaughey reports

  • Shoring up Bermuda's life rulebook

    28 March 2023

    John Hele, Resolution Life's COO and vice-chair of Biltir, talks to Sarfraz Thind about the possible impacts from Bermuda's regulatory reform agenda and the increasing oversight of PE-backed and large international insurers

  • Insurers caught up in the Swiss roil

    21 March 2023

    The fall of Credit Suisse, hot on the heels of SVB and Signature Bank, has sent insurers scrambling to assess the risks to their portfolios. While the hit seems manageable, Sarfraz Thind asks if there could be worse to come

  • The next steps in climate stress and scenario analysis

    06 March 2023

    EY's senior manager and UK insurance climate risk leader Diego Jimenez-Huerta discusses how insurers are set to develop their climate change analysis in 2023, in this Q&A with Christopher Cundy

  • ESG for insurers is about education, support and guidance

    08 February 2023

    Sustainability leads at Lloyd's of London, Convex and Fidelis explained how their ESG and net-zero strategies are evolving, and whether 2050 goals are realistic, at a Fitch Ratings event last week. Joshua Geer reports

  • Gilts crash: a boon out of a crisis for insurers

    18 October 2022

    Another day, another UK financial market crash. But while it has gone wrong for British politics and pension funds, the current crisis may actually benefit insurers in the long run. Ronan McCaughey and Sarfraz Thind report

  • Ledger Investing aims to crack the casualty ILS code

    12 October 2022

    Led by ex-AIG chief risk officers, Ledger Investing is entering the relative unknown in connecting insurance-linked securities (ILS) investors with casualty risks. Paul Walsh reports