Hong Kong proposes restrictions on ILS sales

Insurance Authority sets scope for eligible investors and minimum investment threshold


Biltir to hold virtual Bermuda conference

The physical life and annuity conference was initially cancelled due to Covid-19


Big risks and opportunities puts reinsurance sector into balance - AM Best

Rating agency maintains stable outlook amid counterweighing forces


Generali Switzerland loses its top two CROs

Giselle Lim and Roger Kaufmann are departing


COMMENT: French life insurers and their €37bn Christmas present

Christopher Cundy and Cherise Veerasawmy discover the huge benefits from a change to French financial law at the end of last year


Insurance Risk Data adds reports from Swiss and Bermudian insurers

The database features European insurers' financial and regulatory filings, including Lloyd's syndicates


Ex-Darag CFO launches legacy carrier with €500m of capital

Simon Minshall-led firm is backed by US investment group Oaktree Capital


Principal Financial Group appoints Ken McCullum as CRO

He succeeds Julia Lawler who is retiring after 36 years at Principal


Value creation analysis finds an "enormous gap" between best and worst insurers

BCG's analysis of value creation by insurers has found a massive gap between companies, much more so than in other industries. And the challenges posed by Covid-19 are putting extra pressure on the worst performers to respond. Christopher Cundy reports


Internal model drift warning from Covid-19 for insurers

Covid-19 delivered a "truly stressed data set" since Solvency II's introduction, says Hymans Robertson