Catalina Re appoints John McGlynn as CRO

He joins the Bermudian consolidator from EY


Beazley slips to H1 loss, declares no interim dividend

Covid-19 related losses amount to $170m


WR Berkley warns of looming Covid-19 risk to liability lines

Firm flags expanding reinsurance and reviewing ceding as market firms up


WR Berkley forecasts $145m of Q2 cat losses

Covid-19, civil unrest and severe weather in the US drove losses


Jelena Strelets to head actuarial planning at Pacific Life Re

She joins the reinsurer from EY in Bermuda


IASB issues final version of IFRS 17

The deferral of implementation to 2023 and the reinsurance accounting changes are most welcomed by insurers. Cintia Cheong reports


Re/insurers face wider scrutiny from climate activists

Unfriend Coal becomes Insure Our Future to cover all fossil fuels


Beazley warns of ransomware attack spike

The specialist insurer said the Covid-19 pandemic contributed to the rise in attacks


Purpose statements risk being double-edged swords in Covid-19

EY said purpose statements can be "lightning rods for criticism" during the pandemic


Aviva and QBE face Covid-19 BI litigation from hospitality sector

It come as the ABI has also responded to criticism from pub businesses in lockdown