Not reserving judgement: German life firms pull no punches on ZZR

Most of the contributions to the interest rate reserve were paid by just a few in 2020


Insurtech weekly: Element, Odie, Spruce, Embroker, Branch

InsuranceERM rounds up the latest developments in the fast-moving world of insurtech


Brit refuses to insure Adani's Carmichael coal mine

Lloyd's syndicates remain mostly silent on market's ESG proposals


Embignell acquires Aegon's closed-book UK accident insurer

Deal expected to close by end of 2020


Immo Querner to leave Talanx after 14 years as CFO

Jan Wicke will replace Querner at the German insurer


Insurers look to technology to solve Covid-19 operational issues

Insurtechs say crisis will stimulate interest in solutions that mitigate operational overload


NAIC forum: technology, data science and Brexit

The NAIC's international meeting this month proved a lively affair. Beyond the regulatory dissection, participants had a lot to say on issues ranging from technology to Brexit. Sarfraz Thind reports


German life insurers relish €4.5bn-plus saving on ZZR contributions

The revised methodology for calculating Germany's special interest rate reserves is saving billions for the country's life insurers. David Walker reports


Lloyd's syndicates axe over-served marine market

Syndicates are closing, refocusing and trimming Lloyd’s largest specialist reinsurance class


Asta, Axis and Chubb among Lloyd's underwriting laggards in 2018

Beazley and Hiscox syndicates among the better performers, Lloyd’s report reveals