German insurers more upbeat on their prospects

Industry survey finds digitalisation is viewed positively


Digital risk management qualification opens for enrolment

The Institute of Risk Management certificate covers digital risk assessments, cyber security and ethical issues


UK subsidence claims quadruple in dry summer, says ABI

Full-year figure could rival 1976 heatwave


Turning data into a differentiator

Swiss Re Institute's head of insurance risk research, Dan Ryan, tells Ronan McCaughey how insurers can turn the wealth of data they currently hold into valuable insights, and an opportunity to differentiate themselves from their competitors


US-EU covered agreement: a rocky road to implementation

US regulators have raised the ire of their European counterparts with their implementation of the covered agreement for reinsurance collateral negotiated last year. With no resolution in sight, states risk provoking a pre-emption of the law which could see the federal government taking control. US editor Sarfraz Thind reports


Monte Carlo modelling favoured for equity release mortgages

InsuranceERM reports from IFoA conference in Liverpool


NAIC elects Cioppa as next president

Four NAIC officers for 2019 were elected during recent meeting in San Francisco


Eiopa has lessons to learn, say auditors

European Court of Auditors say EU insurance supervision is taking shape, but major challenges remain


CAS scraps plan to merge with SOA

US actuarial society makes decision after “lengthy deliberations”


Conduct code overhaul for Australia's life insurers

Governance risk is a key area being tackled by revised document