Maurice Perkins: Transamerica's transatlantic negotiator

Transamerica's global head of government and policy affairs talks to Sarfraz Thind about US and international insurance regulation, Biden's tax reforms and the cultural differences that keep his job interesting


NAIC's discrimination investigation lacks substance, says think-tank

Regulatory body voted this week to investigate insurer activities which could marginalise minorities


The US Climate Survey: good, bad and ugly

US insurers' efforts to understand and mitigate climate risks is difficult to discern, but the NYDFS and InsuranceERM have dug into the NAIC's annual survey to find patchy progress and some surprising opinions. Sarfraz Thind and David Walker report


Storms threaten US P&C sector's positive underwriting trend

Market held up well in 2020 despite significant cat losses


California and Washington push for TCFD climate reporting for US

Insurance associations remain lukewarm on "resource intensive" standard


Fed wants extension to the ICS monitoring period following Covid delays

International insurance rules still top of mind for US regulators, says Randal Quarles


NAIC's CEO says climate change is top priority for the body

The US authority will work with FIO on climate, but no quick fix to the problem


US insurers unfailingly poor on ESG, report finds

Lobby group report lays bare disparity between US and rest of world on climate


US actuarial body reinstates consumer rate protection principles

CAS's earlier move seen as fuelling discriminatory rate practices in the P&C business


NAIC accused of inertia on climate change

Insurance regulators criticised for no change to climate survey in latest meeting