Good regulatory relationship 'is key for small insurers'

Experts from small insurers share concerns and strategies at the Insurance Risk & Capital EMEA Conference


Environmentalists slam US insurers for backing coal

Asia-Pacific firms fare slightly better; Swiss Re and Axa earn top marks


EY appoints insurance leader to replace Crawford

The consultancy's new global insurance leader comes from its US ranks


Four UK life insurers avoid customer fairness probe

Financial Conduct Authority closes investigation without enforcement action


Malaysian insurer warns of IFRS 17 interpretation issues for takaful contracts

Local insurers seem "ahead of the game" in implementation progress


Phoenix on track for cash generation target as acquisitions fully integrate

The insurer also recorded an increased profit


Equity release mortgages: stopping the roof falling in

The Prudential Regulation Authority has shaken up life insurers by proposing new assumptions around the valuation of ERMs. The more prudent approach seeks to avoid a potential disaster if house prices stagnate or crash, but the impact on insurers could be serious. Christopher Cundy reports


Beazley bolsters property reserves in H1 2018 as profits fall

Property line losses not from natcats, UK insurer says


Acord unveils cyber risk data breach standard

Insurers Aon and Beazley supported Acord’s project to improve cyber risk data sharing in the insurance industry


Munich Re defends coal practice

Firm has no threshold for coal underwriting but assesses all risks