Drone risk flies high

The disruption caused by drones at airports has propelled the risk to worldwide attention. For underwriters, it is adding to their considerations - but they also have much to gain from the technology. Paul Walsh reports


Insurtech weekly: Ping An, Friday, BriteCo

InsuranceERM rounds up the latest developments in the fast-moving world of insurtech


Royal London announces record operating profit for 2018

However, overall pre-tax profit fell to £351m after the insurer’s investment return was hit


VIG profits boosted by Eastern European and Baltic growth

The Austrian insurance group posted a near 10% pre-tax profit increase


Brexit extension sparks confusion over transitional arrangements for insurers

Clarity being sought if EEA firms can apply for temporary permissions regime up until 30 June


LV= plans to drop friendly status - UPDATED

UK mutual insurer’s 2018 results reveals sharp drop in pre-tax profits


Munich Re's profit soars 480% year on year

German giant sets 9% profit growth target for 2019


Australia's regulator to step up scrutiny of climate risks

Insurers rate the top climate-related financial risks in an Apra survey


Scor appoints reinsurance CEO in P&C shakeup

Michel Blanc will lead Scor’s reinsurance division


Australian insurers warn politicians about flood risk

As elections approach, trade body reveals the 20 electorate areas that are most flood-prone