Reinsurers expand their risk radars, but usual suspects aren't far away
The emerging risks identified by reinsurers at the annual Rendez-Vous de Septembre (RVS) event included some familiar foes and new additions, but all are being targeted with confidence. Paul Walsh reports
Who's to blame for the US insurance crisis?
Is the growing US property insurance crisis caused by greedy insurers or sleepy regulators? Sarfraz Thind speaks to industry and consumer groups to get their perspectives
Rethinking our relationship with catastrophe models
Catastrophe models provide insights for underwriters and risk managers about how to price re/insurance and manage accumulation risk. But the relationship is fraught with some fundamental problems that Tom Philp wants to solve, as he explains to Christopher Cundy
Germany faces up to climate protection gap
Germans agree they faced climate change front-on when storm Bernd hit in 2021. Two years on, they are somewhat less united on exactly how best to respond. David Walker reports
Petra Hielkema discusses sustainability in Solvency II, transition plans and greenwashing
The chair of the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority sits down with Joshua Geer to share her views on how sustainability can be implemented in Solvency II, why she is not pushing for transition plans and the regulatory scope for greenwashing
- A new chapter for Solvency II's SFCR
- Who's to blame for the US insurance crisis?
- Ex-Swiss Re employee wins £1.3m from tribunal for sexual discrimination
- PE-owned insurers more likely to push regulatory boundaries
- Allianz announces net-zero transition plan and environmentalists label it "ambitious"
- Only one week until the Insurance Risk & Capital Americas conference!
- The Bank of England's problem with pension superfunds is... insurers
- Major barriers to enter the UK bulk annuity market
- RVS 2023: Inflation still key macroeconomic risk for insurers, warns Swiss Re
- Ortec Finance loses three senior climate and ESG experts to MSCI - UPDATED