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US flood insurance: bridging the political chasm

Hurricanes Michael and Florence have again drawn attention to the issue of underinsurance of flood risk in the US. The industry says regulators are stymieing the market, and reforms are stuck in a political logjam. InsuranceERM's US editor Sarfraz Thind reports

InsuranceERM's Technology Guide 2018-19 is now live

Christopher Cundy introduces this year's guide to risk, capital and asset management software

"Standalone cyber is the way forward" - Tokio Marine's Daljitt Barn

Cyber risk expert Daljitt Barn has taken up a new role as global head of cyber risk at specialist insurer Tokio Marine. He explains to Paul Walsh why insurers have struggled to grasp the cyber risk threat, and what they should do to grow the market

Tokio Marine overhauls risk management systems

The Japanese insurance group has upgraded its risk management processes to eliminate manual interventions and deliver an enhanced view of group risk. Christopher Cundy reports

Californian commissioner warns over fire insurance risk

California is not at a crisis point yet in terms of the availability of insurance to citizens burnt out in last year's fires, but the trends are not good, Dave Jones the state's insurance commissioner says. David Walker reports

Mapfre's Antonio Huertas: there should be one global capital regime

Mapfre's chief executive tells Cintia Cheong about the challenges and risks at the top of the Spanish insurer's agenda, including underinsurance, Solvency II and IFRS 17