Chubb flags Chinese expansion with increased Huatai stake

The insurer's chief operating officer will manage the Chinese group's strategy


The heat is on for climate risk modelling

It is time for catastrophe risk model developers to go beyond a piecemeal approach to addressing climate change, argues Jayanta Guin


Most supervisors rule out IFRS 17 usage for regulatory solvency purposes

IMF/BIS paper concluded most surveyed jurisdictions see no justification to change existing requirements


Eiopa releases Solvency II single rulebook

The rulebook will be expanded in future by adding questions and answers


Hiscox slumps to near-$140m loss in H1

The specialist insurer set aside $232m for claims related to Covid-19


CNP reveals €3.6bn Covid-19 hit in H1

Pre-tax H1 earnings fall 16%


Comment: The grave matter of Covid-19 death statistics

Cintia Cheong looks at the reliability of excess deaths


Belgian regulator urges insurers to suspend dividends until 2021

France made similar announcement this week


Three-quarters of Swiss Re's H1 pandemic losses "unclaimed" so far

Firm to re-evaluate $50bn floor of industry loss estimate if BI cases unfavourable, CFO says


Taiwanese insurers to adopt international solvency regime in 2026

Regulator has come up with a phased approach for gradual implementation