IFRS 17: still waiting for disclosures

The IFRS 17 accounting standard is due to be implemented in five months' time, but many insurers are leaving it until the eleventh hour to reveal what impact the transition will have on their financial metrics. Christopher Cundy and Paul Walsh report


Beazley ramps up inflation countermeasures

Insurer posts near 90% drop in H1 pre-tax profits


Prices for cyber more than double in past year, says Howden

Broker says compounding increases now "unsustainable"


UK live events reinsurance scheme delivers over £100m of cover

The initiative was launched so eligible live events could obtain Covid-19 insurance cover


Beazley puts cyber risk management at core of profitable growth

Client services to play a crucial role in cyber underwriting growth


Beazley bolsters reserves over war-driven inflation

Adrian Cox said the war in Ukraine meant inflation would last longer than previously expected


Lloyd's syndicates find a long tail in Covid-19 losses

Claims diminished in 2021 but uncertainty over ultimate cost remains


Lloyd's syndicates reveal Russia/Ukraine exposure, including to nuclear assets

Russian nuclear reactors had become insurable after modernisation, said Chaucer