Munich Re defends coal practice

Firm has no threshold for coal underwriting but assesses all risks


Insurers caught in crossfire of Canada's Trans Mountain pipeline

Unfriend Coal has urged insurers to stop backing tar sands projects


Axis Capital and Insurlab Germany seek brightest student minds

Axis launches risk management academy at University of Illinois


Axis to acquire Novae for $604m

Deal creates London specialty insurer with $2bn of annual premiums


The 'winners' and losers from the Ogden rate change

Insurers with lower retention rates increased their motor market share in Q1 as others were forced to raise prices faster. They are, however, likely to be hit harder during their reinsurance renewals, and the profits lost across the entire sector could reach £3.5bn. Callum Tanner reports


The ongoing ordeal of Ogden

The change to UK's damages discount rate came as a huge surprise to many insurers. But this is far from being a one-off shock. Christopher Cundy reports


RMS hires Axis CRO as global head of solutions

Michael Steel to lead European region


Axis Insurance CRO joins Endurance

Chris Gallagher replaces retiring Joan deLemps


Exor muscles in on Axis-PartnerRe deal

Cash offer values PartnerRe at $6.4bn


PartnerRe and Axis to merge in $11bn deal

Tumbling premiums fuelling wave of consolidation in reinsurance sector