US insurers hit back at claim of phony social inflation crisis

Consumer study suggested insurers using social inflation to falsely justify rate hikes


IFRS 17 and Solvency II: clashes on discount curve and risk margin come to the fore

InsuranceERM's IFRS 17 conference heard insurers are keen to leverage much of what they have implemented for Solvency II in their IFRS 17 compliance programmes, but are struggling with certain elements. Paul Walsh and Christopher Cundy report


AIG posts $3.3bn profit as underwriting goes back to black

Lower cat losses and improved investment income aids the cause


Jackson appoints former AIG risk chief as CFO

Axel André is currently AIG's CFO of individual retirement


CECL will have limited impact on insurers

Third quarter disclosures suggest few US underwriters will be particularly impacted


Scor appoints Chantal Bond as head of actuarial, Apac

Bond was highly commended in last year's InsuranceERM awards


India approves 33 insurtech proposals for regulatory sandbox

Ventures belonging to Bupa, Allianz and AIG will use the insurtechs


COMMENT: What will 2020 bring for coal insurance?

Peter Bosshard, coordinator of the Unfriend Coal campaign, comments on the growing withdrawal from coal underwriting


Alessa Quane: encouraging to see integrity and diversity of thought being discussed

AIG's chief risk officer shares her thoughts on 2019 and prospects for 2020


AIG confident of 2019 underwriting profit as rate headwinds continue

CEO Duperreault talks legacy business, social inflation and underwriting at GS conference