Axis Re hires Mark Julian as chief pricing actuary

He takes up the newly created role from 20 April


Return on equity falls in soft markets for global reinsurers

Willis Re says industry profitability relies on reserve releases


Axis to acquire Novae for $604m

Deal creates London specialty insurer with $2bn of annual premiums


Novae exits four casualty lines

Lloyd's specialty insurer closes its casualty division as forecasts look bleak


The ongoing ordeal of Ogden

The change to UK's damages discount rate came as a huge surprise to many insurers. But this is far from being a one-off shock. Christopher Cundy reports


Insurers risk losing cyber business

Other forms of financial protection will fill the void as the industry struggles with lack of data and aggregation risk


Patel takes CFO role at Novae

Changes role after 2.5 years as chief risk officer


Brexit fears hang over life insurers

Share prices weaken in two weeks since referendum


Lloyd's CROs create new committee

Chaucer's Penny Shaw to chair LMA's chief risk officer group


The threat from cyber: Are insurers heading for a meltdown?

The recent establishment of a dedicated cyber insurance agency in London by former US homeland security secretary Tom Ridge demonstrates its growing popularity. But as the prevalence of recent high-profile hacking incidents demonstrates, this is not a class without its dangers, as Marcus Alcock investigates