Protecdiv launches modelling tool for the 'S' in ESG

The tool can quantify the social benefit generated by insurance portfolios for re/insurers


Munich Re to refuse coverage for new oil and gas fields

Joins Hannover Re and Swiss Re in halting support for fossil fuel expansion


VIDEO: Swiss Re economist Thomas Holzheu talks inflation and geopolitics

Thomas Holzheu, chief economist Americas at Swiss Re talks at the Insurance Risk & Capital Americas 2022 conference


LDI debacle to spur pension risk transfer business

Life insurer deals look more attractive after gilts crisis hit LDI funds


Eiopa identifies "significant risks" with credit insurance products

Products sold via banks have excessive commissions and low payout ratios


UK insurers "get the FCA's criticism" on BI claims handling

Conduct regulator warned it is ready to use all regulatory powers to fix the problem


Solvency II VA triggers solvency sensitivity among top Dutch Insurers

Volatility adjustment benefits some firms more than others, Fitch notes


VIDEO: Prudential Financial's CRO Nick Silitch talks inflation

Nick Silitch discusses the short, medium and long term outlook for inflation


Insurers under pressure to halt cover for Australian gas field expansion

Ichthys is one of the world's most complex liquefied natural gas projects


LV= loses Emily Penn to Macquarie Group

She was capital and investment director at the UK life insurer


Legal & General's risk management comes under fire in UK financial crisis

Jefferies suggests LGIM is likely to lose clients as a result of LDI action


Verisk warns hurricane Ian losses could exceed $60bn

Losses to the NFIP and impacts of litigation and social inflation could add to total


Eiopa lists top priorities for 2023-2026

Sustainable finance and mitigating the risks of digital transformation are core areas


IR&C Americas: Survey highlights US insurers' regulatory burden

Conference attendees were also polled about their companies' alignment with TCFD standards


Major non-US catastrophe losses running above average rates, says Cresta

Six events in 2022 have generated insured losses above $1bn threshold


Karen Clark puts hurricane Ian losses at $63bn

Tropical storm made landfall at three locations


Sub-Saharan African reinsurers face multiple near-term pressures

Civil unrest, limited capacity and volatile inflation pose problems for the region


Hurricane Ian set to cost insurers up to $47bn, CoreLogic estimates

Ian is the costliest storm to hit Florida since 1992's hurricane Andrew


ESRB issues first "general warning" of systemic risk levels in Europe

Probability of tail risk scenarios is increasing, says EU authority


Insurers at risk of mis-modelling Ian's storm surge in Florida, says Guy Carpenter

Complex coastal canal networks make modelling tough