Munich Re defends coal practice

Firm has no threshold for coal underwriting but assesses all risks


Finding a role for insurance in a technology-driven economy

In the second article in his series on intangible asset risk, Tim Freestone explores why the growth in intellectual property and patent risks has not been matched by a corresponding growth in insurance


AIG Life buys Ellipse from Munich Re

Ellipse is UK’s sixth largest group life specialist provider


Insurers caught in crossfire of Canada's Trans Mountain pipeline

Unfriend Coal has urged insurers to stop backing tar sands projects


Cyber risk still a struggle for insurers

Progress in managing cyber risk exposures is continuing, but are insurers doing enough to convince regulators that they understand what they're doing? Paul Walsh reports


Microinsurance offers a lesson in technology and agility

Opportunities in emerging markets are flourishing, but traditional insurers cannot simply transpose their western business models. Aggelos Andreou finds the use of technology and a change in mindset are the keys to opening the doors


AIG hires Arch's Lyons as chief actuary, Arch appoints Morin as replacement

American International Group (AIG) has appointed Mark Lyons as senior vice president and chief actuary for general insurance.


AIG fax falls foul of data protection rules

Policyholder information was sent to department store


AIG commits to Brexit restructuring regardless of political outcome

Restructuring plans involve new UK and Luxembourg insurers


AMP hunts for new chief executive

Life unit's future still unclear as Craig Meller steps down