Run-off and insurtech to drive US insurance M&A this year

M&A volumes up 10% in 2019, according to Clyde & Co report


UK insurers face increasing weed killer and diesel fume claims

Addiction to opioid painkillers is another potential area for claims, says Clyde & Co


ABI calls for 'urgent' action after Conservative victory in UK election

The ABI implored ministers to address the retirement market, fire safety reforms and climate change


Insurers face rise in climate-related D&O claims

Insurers told to manage their historic as well as future liability exposures to climate risk


GDPR - 365 days later

Insurers were vocal about the challenges they faced from the EU's General Data Protection Regulation's (GDPR) implementation last May. Ahead of its one year anniversary, Paul Walsh considers the lessons learned, the ongoing challenges and what the future holds


Drone risk flies high

The disruption caused by drones at airports has propelled the risk to worldwide attention. For underwriters, it is adding to their considerations - but they also have much to gain from the technology. Paul Walsh reports


IAG launches first cat bond in Singapore

Instrument gives Australian catastrophe cover over three years


Brexit countdown: Germany to extend passporting rights for UK insurers

Scenario would take effect in the event of a no-deal Brexit


Insurance M&A heading for temporary lull

Follows year of increased mergers and acquisitions activity


France drafts emergency insurance measures for hard Brexit

The measures will become effective if the UK crashes out of the EU without a deal