Insurance Ireland to examine Covid-19 driver refund scheme

The insurance body has been under pressure from Irish politicians to 'do the right thing' by customers


Strong Latam performance lifts Mapfre's 2019 profit

The insurer's net profit grew by 15.2% year on year


Insurers and regulators reveal attitudes towards Solvency II review

European Commission's conference hears call for no increase in capital requirements


Admiral bails out of Spanish price comparison JV

Antitrust clearance taking too long


IFRS 17: on the verge of another delay?

Important EU stakeholders are calling for the insurance contracts accounting standard to be delayed once more. Cintia Cheong reports


The reinsurance business: time to bounce back?

Reinsurance pricing has improved but analysts believe headwinds remain. Ahead of the Rendez-Vous de Septembre in Monte Carlo, Cintia Cheong compares the views of credit rating agencies on the global market outlook


Zurich commits to insure controversial Trans Mountain pipeline

Activists urge insurers to drop the Canadian oil sands pipeline project


Mapfre seals giant Chinese infrastructure partnership

The Spanish insurer will collaborate with China Re on the Chinese Belt and Road Initiative


Uniqa stops insuring new coal business

Climate activist group Unfriend Coal has welcomed Uniqa's move, but said more can be done


Mapfre's new coal underwriting policy leaves environmentalists to question more

Spanish insurer will stop insuring new coal projects