USA Focus

  • California passes NAIC annuities bill criticised by campaigners

    28 February 2024

    State bill is counter to DoL proposal which industry has shunned

  • Consumer champ Birny Birnbaum exits NAIC advocacy role with "little or no progress made in 20 years"

    27 February 2024

    The NAIC is "where consumer protection goes to die," he says in parting shot at regulator

  • 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

  • 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

  • NAIC's 2024 priorities include climate risk, AI and financial inclusion

    15 February 2024

    The marketing of insurance products will also be under scrutiny

  • 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

  • Brighthouse's RBC ratio rises after new hedging valuation rules

    13 February 2024

    US life insurer implemented updates to VM-21 in Q4 2023

  • AM Best flags further worsening in cost and availability for Californian property cover

    12 February 2024

    Using historic data for pricing increasingly "unwise" as new climatic paradigm emerges

  • North Carolina turns down 42.2% insurer rate hike request

    09 February 2024

    Rate demand excessive and unfairly discriminatory, says insurance commissioner

  • Brookfield aims for top tier in US annuity market, confirms UK PRT interest

    08 February 2024

    Asset manager bolstering its insurance base with acquisitions

  • US insurers warned of massive losses on fossil fuel investments

    07 February 2024

    State regulators' report highlights the risks of delayed climate transition on portfolios

  • KKR looks to unlock "huge addressable" insurance market

    07 February 2024

    Global Atlantic acquisition has boosted assets with further growth to come

  • The Hartford's rate increases help boost 2023 profits

    05 February 2024

    Insurer got 22% auto rate increase last year, 18.7% in California

  • Chubb's Greenberg wishes for more regulatory flexibility to deal with growing cat threats

    01 February 2024

    Insurer nets $1.14bn Bermudian tax benefit for the fourth quarter