IDD delay greeted with mixed reactions

Insurers have welcomed the European Commission’s proposal to delay implementation of the Insurance Distribution Directive, but not all national regulators are towing the line. Aggelos Andreou reports


Insurers face near €2bn Irma Caribbean islands bill

Several Caribbean islands were rocked by hurricane Irma last September


Natural disasters dent US P&C net income by one-third

Nine-month results underline need for “better analytics”, practitioners argue


Zurich's Alison Martin: economic risk should be higher up the agenda

Following the publication of the World Economic Forum’s Global Risks Report, Christopher Cundy spoke with Zurich’s chief risk officer Alison Martin to discuss the findings and reflect on the implications for risk managers


Nearly two-thirds of insurers are not fully assessing climate risks

Think tank reveals industry's challenge to mitigate impact of climate change


Cloud vendor failure could cost US economy $15bn

Lloyd's and AIR report highlights significant gap in cyber coverage


Actuaries Climate Index remains at record high

Sea level rise is the biggest factor


UK government rejects competition proposal for PRA

Focus on competitiveness would be a distraction, according to the government


XL hires Leila Madeiros as compliance and regulatory head

ABIR deputy director joins re/insurer in Bermuda


InsuranceERM Awards winners revealed

Find out which individuals, companies and teams took the honours in our annual awards recognising the best in risk and capital management