Swiss Re announces next chief underwriter, disbands life unit

Thierry L├ęger to replace Edi Schmid


Re/insurers face wider scrutiny from climate activists

Unfriend Coal becomes Insure Our Future to cover all fossil fuels


Engagement, knowledge and automation: the keys to sustainable underwriting

Re/insurers shared tips on setting up frameworks for incorporating environmental, social and governance risks in underwriting at this week's UNEP PSI webinar. Cintia Cheong reports


Profits at Australian insurers nosedive on Covid-19 and natcats

Q1 underwriting losses hits A$991m


NN transfers longevity risk to three reinsurers

Deal improves capital generation profile for NN Life subsidiary


Swiss Re reports $225m Q1 losses amid Covid-19 crisis

Losses occurred on both sides of the balance sheet


Swiss Re's capital coverage falls as insurance risk grows

Exposure to pandemic risk in Asia and US increases


Covid-19 global recession forecast to be 'sharp but short'

Swiss Re expects real GDP to fall 3% in the US and 4.5% in Europe


Cat modelling awakens to climate change risk

Responsibility for understanding the implications of climate change for insurers has largely fallen on the shoulders of the catastrophe modelling community. They are responding with a more dynamic and multi-faceted view, as Paul Walsh reports


L&G's Part VII transfer delayed by Covid-19 chaos

Deal to transfer with-profits business to ReAssure put on ice