Mapfre's group CRO: "This will be the year of the recovery"

Ramón Carrasco did warn about potential additional Covid-19 variants and inflationary risk


2022 set to be another extreme wildfire year for US

CoreLogic's Tom Jeffery says wildfire perils are hard to model but insurers are getting better


The golden state becomes too hot to handle

Property catastrophe losses in California have soared, with the result that insurers increasingly don't want to underwrite there. Could this be the beginning of a withdrawal from cat perils in other US states? Sarfraz Thind reports


Insurtech weekly: SiriusPoint, AFG, Accelerant, Luko, Baobab

InsuranceERM rounds up the latest fundraisings and partnerships in the world of insurtech


NHBC names Peter Vasey as CRO

Vasey has over 20 years of experience in financial service roles


Aspen's ESG underwriting initiative looks to "turn a tanker"

Re/insurer Aspen has set ambitious ESG targets for its credit and political risk underwriting portfolio. Paul Walsh talks to the portfolio's head, Dan Osman, about the strategy


MetLife enters UK longevity reinsurance market with $3.5bn deal

US firm adds capacity to an already very busy market


Insurers' usage of AI rises sharply for fraud detection

SAS study shows adoption trends in anti-fraud technologies by insurers


Lloyd's RITC deals cause last-minute hitch to UK's IFRS 17 endorsement

UKEB endorsement decision likely on 25 March


UK pension risk transfer volumes to hit £65bn in 2022

Willis Towers Watson presents its business outlook for bulk annuities and longevity swaps