Sarfraz Thind

Articles by Sarfraz Thind

  • Bermuda's tax bomb is a boon, says Karel Van Hulle

    26 February 2024

    From new tax rules to an ever-expanding life market, Bermuda is in a transformational phase. Karel Van Hulle, the father of Solvency II and a BMA board member, tells Sarfraz Thind why these changes will do the market good

  • Florida litigation reform bill may not pass this year

    23 February 2024

    Bill seeks to reform predatory practices which have driven up insurance costs

  • NAIC will not adopt ESG legislation

    22 February 2024

    US regulatory authority ducks out of ESG conversation with announcement

  • 777 Re downgraded to junk status

    19 February 2024

    AM Best says Bermudian life reinsurer's balance sheet is "very weak"

  • Fairfax announces best results in history as it counters Muddy Waters' attack

    19 February 2024

    Insurer says allegations a "transparent attempt to profit by short-selling"

  • US insurance group is final funding source in Everton FC bid

    16 February 2024

    A-CAP has been providing loans to 777 Partners for troubled football club acquisition, says Josimar

  • Long-term care to be next target for PE reinsurers

    16 February 2024

    Manulife's LTC transaction with Global Atlantic likely spawn a new avenue for business

  • US P&C combined ratios tick up in 2023 on climate woes

    15 February 2024

    Insurers will continue increasing homeowner rates in 2024, Moody's says

  • North Carolina turns down 42.2% insurer rate hike request

    09 February 2024

    Rate demand excessive and unfairly discriminatory, says insurance commissioner

  • US property rate debate rages as natcats soar

    08 February 2024

    Demands for higher rates for homeowners coverage are creating tensions among consumer groups, regulators and underwriters. Sarfraz Thind reports on attempts to sustain the market as natural catastrophe losses mount