Zurich wraps up acquisition of ANZ life business

Deal for OnePath Life is part of three-year strategy to improve business mix


"Utopia or dystopia? Risk managers have a crucial role in influencing the direction"

By asking difficult questions and encouraging bold actions, Alison Martin says the risk function will play an important part in ensuring the insurance industry thrives


Climate risk management: the heat is on

Managing financial risks from climate change is becoming an important issue for insurers. Ronan McCaughey speaks to firms about the tools they use to gauge climate risk - and how they plan to deal with this major global challenge


The difficulties of modelling climate change risks

Incorporating climate change into underwriting and investment decisions is a tricky task that requires more research, finds Nick Roumpis


Solvency II equivalence under threat

Europe's politicians are demanding a greater say in which countries can be deemed equivalent to Solvency II, amid fears that the European Commission is not moving fast enough with decisions that are crucial to insurers worldwide. Sarfraz Thind reports


Zurich takes BearingPoint's Solvency II reporting software

Abacus system will help with regulatory compliance


Falling reinsurance rates dampen primary prices

Property lines the most affected