Oil and gas: a soaring risk

After coal, the oil and gas sector is lining up to be the next focus of insurer divestment. But can US insurers really afford to chop this all-American sector from their businesses? Sarfraz Thind reports


Beazley targets improved cyber offerings with CyberCube partnership

Development comes after Beazley's CEO spoke out on the issue of ransomware claims in May


Dive In 2021: regulators spur action on diversity and inclusion

As the annual Dive In Festival, designed to promote diversity and inclusion in the insurance sector, gets underway, Paul Walsh finds financial regulators are adding their weight to the agenda


Insurance assets represent a $2trn PE acquisition opportunity

Private equity involvement in insurance is likely to continue as low rates persist, says McKinsey


UK insurers volunteer for climate stress testing

Bank of England's CBES exercise is being conducted by out-of-scope firms


Beazley plans ESG syndicate to underwrite sustainable businesses

Specialty re/insurer bounces back to profitability in H1 as rates rise


Insurtech weekly: RenewBuy, Nayms, Honeycomb

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


"LDTI will drive income volatility"

Cintia Cheong talks to experts about why reforms to US insurance accounting standards will cause income volatility and whether adopting the standard early can bring any benefits


FCA pricing reform to cause headaches for years to come

UK conduct regulator to outlaw price walking by January 2022


Beazley: we won't be excluding ransomware claims

Chief executive Adrian Cox responds to growing questions around cyber extortion payouts