Insurers get to grips with climate disclosure

It has been more than two years since the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) issued its recommendations to companies. Paul Walsh investigates the challenges the reporting framework has brought for insurers and what progress needs to be made


Japanese climate risk consortium launched

The group will encourage financial institutions and insurers to invest based partly on climate risks


FSB develops cyber response and recovery toolkit

The toolkit is due to be finalised in late 2020 for financial institutions


International capital standards: the US's chorus of disapproval

Development of the global insurance capital standard (ICS) has always been controversial. But the level of ire expressed by the US government, regulators and insurers at this week's NAIC conference was unprecedented. Sarfraz Thind reports


Cyber attacks identified as top risk for UK businesses

Risks from cyber attacks rise up the agenda


Insurers fall behind other sectors in climate disclosure data

FSB study analyses extent to which companies' reports align with TCFD recommendations


Brazilian insurers sign pledge on climate risk transparency

Latin America’s largest insurance market declared support to the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures.


Systemic risk regulation 2.0

International regulators are revisiting the question of how to tackle systemic risk in the insurance sector, proposing an approach based around activities. Aggelos Andreou reports


Singapore regulator plans a country of sustainably-minded insurers

MAS will include environmental scenarios in stress tests this year


FSB puts G-Sii designations on hold

No new systemically important insurers named for 2017