Archive

  • Full steam ahead for US bulk annuity market

    02 May 2024

    The rapidly growing US market for pension liabilities offers great potential for life insurers. However, there are concerns that litigation and regulatory changes could derail the progress achieved. Ronan McCaughey explains

  • Ascot's Steve Guijarro: when to stay old school, or go new school

    30 April 2024

    Ascot's US chief risk officer and group head of exposure management Steve Guijarro talks to Paul Walsh about the fundamentals needed to address extreme weather, the "low hanging fruit" of AI and private equity's increasing influence on insurance

  • Asset-intensive reinsurance intensively assessed

    09 April 2024

    The NAIC is drawing up proposals to tackle asset-intensive reinsurance as regulators worry about the vast volumes of risk being ceded outside the US. Sarfraz Thind reports

  • UK's Consumer Duty: a headache on top of a cost-of-living crisis

    05 April 2024

    The introduction of the Consumer Duty regime has piled on costs for insurers at a time when premiums are soaring due to inflation. There are also plenty of questions about how the regulation will be implemented and enforced, as Paul Walsh reports

  • Life reinsurers spy a goldmine in Asia

    02 April 2024

    A $3trn market is waiting to be tapped and asset-intensive reinsurers are priming themselves to be there, as Sarfraz Thind reports

  • Actuarial team of the year: OneFamily

    26 March 2024

    OneFamily's commercial actuarial team delivered a range of value creation projects to support the UK mutual insurer on its growth trajectory over the past year and this has helped it claim the InsuranceERM title.

  • Risk team of the year: AXA Health

    18 March 2024

    AXA Health's recently formed risk team of 20 full-time employees has played a pivotal role in driving enhanced risk and conduct maturity across the entire organisation, earning them InsuranceERM's prestigious risk team of the year award.

  • Re/insurer of the year: Generali

    14 March 2024

    Generali wins InsuranceERM's prestigious re/insurer of the year in recognition of its strong operating performance, excellent approach to risk management and its commitment to sustainability and reducing the protection gap.

  • Young risk professional of the year: Megan Hart, Hymans Robertson

    11 March 2024

    InsuranceERM recognises the excellent achievement of Megan Hart from Hymans Robertson who has been named young risk professional of the year.

  • Young actuarial professional of the year: Jessica Snowball, LCP

    05 March 2024

    LCP continues its tradition of success in the InsuranceERM awards as Jessica Snowball claims the young actuarial professional of the year award.