Beazley names new CEO as Andrew Horton joins QBE

Horton is not expected to take up his new role until 1 September


Beazley buys more reinsurance, sets up captive, to boost capital position

Capital was "number one concern" for investors following Covid-19 losses


Insurers that failed to hike rates face "rude awakening" post-Covid

WR Berkley foresees trouble as claims frequency normalises and severity rockets


Insurers warned of further litigation after UK BI test case resolution

Any delays to payments could see insurers back in court, lawyer warns


ICS capital calculations: onerous, uncertain, but growing in relevance

The global Insurance Capital Standard (ICS) requires yet more modelling work for insurers and some of its rules for calculating capital are vague. It's currently a low priority for insurers and investors, but UK firms in particular should watch closely. Christopher Cundy reports


Insurers urged to 'think the unthinkable' post-Covid-19

Experts at the Insurance Risk & Capital EMEA virtual conference reflect on the lessons insurers have learnt from the Covid-19 pandemic. Ronan McCaughey explains


Lloyd's sets record straight on its coal policy

Insure Our Future had slammed Lloyd's for not doing enough


Insurance Risk & Capital EMEA conference starts today

Virtual event covers enterprise risk management, climate risk and operational resilience


COMMENT: Never say never again

Ronan McCaughey reflects on 2020 and what action points insurers can take from the year


Scor and WR Berkley detail latest Covid-19 damage

Scor also reports Beirut explosion claims