UK property damage task force to address claims surge

The initiative is led by insurance risk and commercial law firm BLM


Extent of Lloyd's syndicates' underwriting losses revealed

Munich Re's syndicate-in-a-box scores 380% first year combined ratio


Lloyd's syndicates find silver linings in Covid-19 cloud

"Not all doom and gloom," says Munich Re syndicate


Australia's flood insurance bill reaches A$470m

IAG set to overstep annual natural perils budget again


RMS to launch climate change models

New models allow users to assess climate change under IPCC scenarios


Government reinsurer no panacea for Australian natcat cover costs

Practitioners warn Queensland's proposal may add complexity to system


Beazley names new CEO as Andrew Horton joins QBE

Horton is not expected to take up his new role until 1 September


QBE CEO says full-year $1.5bn loss is "extremely disappointing"

Richard Pryce is not keen to fill Pat Regan's shoes


Australian insurers face BI legal slog after "one shot" plan backfires

After failing spectacularly to prove they were not liable for business interruption claims related to Covid-19 lockdowns, Australian underwriters are now facing the prospect of numerous and lengthy court cases. David Walker reports


Hong Kong insurers face Orsa overload

Own risk and solvency assessments introduced ahead of RBC regime