Glyphosate, opioids and talc - candidates for the next asbestos?

Claims relating to asbestos exposure caused a catastrophic level of losses for the insurance industry. What is the potential for the scenario to be repeated by other chemicals and compounds? Paul Walsh reports


Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan name their US health disruptor

The independent organisation is keen to work with clinicians and insurance companies


Winners revealed in InsuranceERM Awards 2018/19

Recognising the best in risk and capital management across the UK & Europe


Supervisors get serious on innovation risk

Insurers have plenty to gain from adopting robotics, AI and big data technologies, but supervisors want to see them managing the risks properly. Paul Walsh reports from the IAIS annual conference in Luxembourg


Extreme weather index launched in Australia

Benchmark is designed with risk management in mind


US mid-term elections create uncertainty for global economy

Trade remains a wildcard, but positives noted for infrastructure


RGA strikes annuity and reinsurance deals

The life reinsurer completes transactions with the John Hancock Life Insurance Company and Manulife


Travelers and Mapfre team up with Amazon

Separate partnerships boost the insurers' digital transformation strategies


Aviva cites partnerships with third parties as key to underwriting cyber risk

Businesses and individuals have differing expectations of cyber insurance, says Andries Smit


Trade insurers expand books despite protectionism

Euler Hermes still top for credit and suretyship cover in 2017, data shows