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


Reinsurers call for greater focus on secondary peril modelling

Experts warn secondary perils have intensified


Investing in Real Assets virtual conference launches today

Learn about the emerging trends in infrastructure and real estate investment


Country profile: Spain

Paul Walsh talks to Spain's insurers about their priorities for reforming Solvency II's matching and volatility adjustment, the impact of low interest rates and Covid-19, and how technology is changing the market


Mapfre CRO defends ICS capital ratio publication

Ramón Carrasco said releasing the ratio was in response to analyst concerns over capital levels


Mapfre publishes ICS capital ratio

But the IAIS previously requested insurers to not publicly disclose their ICS capital ratios


Admiral shareholders set for windfall from comparison portals sale

"Strong solvency position" informed the UK non-life firm's decision to reward shareholders


Brexit partly to blame for €48m goodwill write-down at Mapfre

Spanish insurer sees earnings fall 3% to September


ERM plays catchup on digital transformation

Digital transformation has long been heralded as a game changer for the insurance business. However, its impact has mostly been confined to insurers' front-end processes - with risk and capital functions proving more challenging to digitalise. Ronan McCaughey explains


Insurtech weekly: Aon, Root, Symbo, Fedo, Integrity Life, Mapfre, Markel, Concirrus, Buckle, Bold Penguin, RiskGenius, +Simple

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