Jury out on mortality improvement slowdown, says Swiss Re

Insurers need to be mindful of the uncertainty when adjusting assumptions about mortality


Global cyber risk threat grows 9% in 2018

Cambridge’s risk index highlights key risks to world’s cities


Profit emergence under IFRS 17: The Variable Fee Approach

Steven Morrison continues his series on profit emergence under IFRS 17 by considering financial risk and its impact on contracts with participation features – with a focus on the differences between the VFA and general measurement model, and the impact of risk mitigation


Insurers fall behind other sectors in climate disclosure data

FSB study analyses extent to which companies' reports align with TCFD recommendations


Hiscox profits rise as premiums increase all round

Major reallocation of investment portfolio


UK insurers set for "onslaught" of GDPR data requests

EU data protection law comes into effect later this month


Soaring disasters hand insurers record natcat costs

Swiss Re finds 2017 as insurers'costliest natcat year ever


Planning your IMAP programme

In part two of this feature, Ashish Kwatra and Jennifer (Kang) Khaleghy highlight key areas to consider when planning for internal model approval


How to get your Solvency II internal model approved

Ashish Kwatra and Jennifer (Kang) Khaleghy discuss the lessons learnt in applying for regulatory capital models and explain how to manage an effective model approval programme


US inland flood risk three times greater than thought, new models find

Scientists estimate 40m citizens and $5.5tr of assets are at danger