PRA and FCA confirm SMCR extension for insurers

The SMCR previously only applied to the banking sector


Eiopa's Gabriel Bernardino talks Brexit, Solvency II and sustainability

The chair of Europe's insurance authority was interviewed by Christopher Cundy at this week's Insurance Risk & Capital EMEA conference. In this Q&A he discusses priorities for the year ahead and how Eiopa's powers are likely to grow


Insurers warned: 'don't expect governments to defend you from cyber-attacks'

Speaking at the Insurance Risk & Capital EMEA conference,General Sir Richard Barrons spelt out emerging war risks


Insurers warn of emerging tech risks

Wearable devices and the IoT are cited as key sources of risk


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


Travel insurer reportedly faces probe over customer deaths - UPDATED

The UK’s General Medical Council is allegedly investigating Travel Insurance Facilities


Support for female actuarial mentoring scheme grows in second year

Programme aims to help retain female actuaries in the profession for longer


UK crime gang jailed for defrauding insurers out of £1m

Zurich’s fraud team first alerted police about a suspicious property damage claim


Why virtual reality tech could be a game changer for insurance

'The future is bright for insurance, the future is virtual'. That was the optimistic sentiment at a recent Lloyd's event to demonstrate the exciting possibilities for virtual, augmented reality and mixed reality technologies in the insurance industry. Ronan McCaughey explains


AIG winds down Iran insurance activity

Business came with its subsidiary Validus Holdings