Sarfraz Thind

Articles by Sarfraz Thind

  • Japanese regulator targets Sompo Japan on price fixing

    16 January 2024

    Fallout from scandal has rocked local insurance market

  • Tokio Marine on the challenges of international expansion

    16 January 2024

    A stagnating domestic economy and entrenched markets have led Japan's insurers overseas in search of growth. Tokio Marine's internationally-experienced head of risk, Yoshihiro Matsuzaki, tells Sarfraz Thind how he is managing the risks of this new world

  • Fitch ratings change proposals will ease criteria for hybrid debt

    12 January 2024

    Up to 28 hybrid instruments could see upgrade, agency says

  • US auto rates soar as inflation rocks business

    12 January 2024

    Concern that insurers leverage a crisis to extract excess profits, says consumer group

  • US insurance crisis threatens "entire financial system", warns Senator Sheldon Whitehouse

    11 January 2024

    Climate change crisis could spill over from insurance to mortgages and muni bonds

  • 2024 trends: Private equity and insurance

    10 January 2024

    InsuranceERM's editorial team review key developments that shaped the insurance market in 2023 and provide insight on the year ahead

  • Unfair to treat PE-insurers differently based solely on ownership

    09 January 2024

    Regulations must not focus on "who they are but on how they act," says Lawrence Hamilton

  • 2024 trends: The US insurance crisis

    05 January 2024

    InsuranceERM's editorial team review key developments that shaped the insurance market in 2023 and provide insight on the year ahead

  • Argentina's insurers face continued woe from shock economic reforms, AM Best says

    04 January 2024

    Milei government has instigated dramatic initiatives to rebalance economy

  • Japan's slow road to sustainability

    04 January 2024

    There is certainly a will to move towards sustainability in Japan. But with the country so reliant on fossil fuels for its energy, it could be a lengthy transition. Sarfraz Thind reports