USA Focus

  • Kathleen Birrane rejoins DLA Piper to head US insurance practice

    12 July 2024
  • State Farm seeking 50% homeowners rate rise in California

    03 July 2024

    Request raises questions about company's financial condition, says Ricardo Lara

  • Extreme heat cost California $7bn in last decade, says insurance department

    03 July 2024

    Peril is not well covered by insurance, according to CDI report

  • NAIC responds to Congress's questions on climate data call

    26 June 2024

    Expected to be annual occurrence with 144 insurers reporting this year

  • US P&C outlook is hot, says Swiss Re

    26 June 2024

    Q1 was best underwriting result in 15 years boosted by premium growth and easing inflation

  • US Department of Labor recommendations on IB 95-1 likely to please PRT insurers

    26 June 2024

    But bulk annuity sector remains threatened with stricter fiduciary rules

  • Maryland names Joy Hatchette as interim insurance commissioner

    24 June 2024
  • Brookfield-owned insurer American National exiting homeowners line

    21 June 2024

    Natural catastrophe pressures taking toll on US homeowner business

  • We will only insure risks we can conceptualise, says Chubb's Greenberg

    20 June 2024

    Insurance "at the leading edge" of signalling what it costs for people to live where they live

  • Florida's Citizens calls for 14% rate hike, less than half before insurance reforms

    19 June 2024
  • NAIC's RBC letters unveil divide between traditional and PE-insurers

    19 June 2024

    Sides taken in structured security proposals highlight competitive concerns in US insurance market

  • Bank loans the next to be hit by the US insurance crisis

    18 June 2024

    Higher premiums and lack of insurance for flooding are key worries for banks, says Fitch

  • Insurer-asset management convergence set to grow, says Swiss Re

    17 June 2024

    Intense competition between PE and traditional insurers for assets as interest rates set to remain structurally higher

  • Marsh reports record number of cyber claims in 2023

    13 June 2024
  • APCIA attacks third-party litigation funding business

    13 June 2024

    US trade association says soaring liability claims adds to the burden on insurers