"No urgent crisis" for blockchain to solve

Multiple obstacles to adoption of distributed ledger technology, says Fitch report


Risk managers "not keeping pace" with technology advances

New research calls for risk managers to examine how risk profiles are changing with the advent of technology


Cyber insurers losing battle against technology development

Research from Marsh reveals a fundamental lack of knowledge on cyber insurance


Environmental risks top the list in World Economic Forum report

And humanity is ill-equipped to tackle their inter-connectedness, it warns


Blockchain confronts the valley of death

Blockchain technology has proven applications in the insurance sector, but can it fulfil its promise to revolutionise the business? Paul Walsh investigates the questions around standards, costs and risks for this emerging technology


Canada Life Re and Prudential Financial in £3.4bn longevity risk deal

Marsh & McLennan Companies' UK pension fund de-risks via captive insurer


Lloyd's appoints ex-Marsh chief as chairman

Bruce Carnegie-Brown replaces John Nelson


Insurers need public-private cyber reinsurance scheme

Systemic nature of cyber risk means industry must have protection before the cyber market can grow, says report


A 1-in-200 cyber event could trigger $71bn in claims

Lloyd's urges insurers to enhance data and develop probabilistic models


Marsh poaches head of risk from National Australia Bank

Sally Williams replaces John Nicholson, who has retired