COMMENT: Internal model change makes a comeback

Lloyd's has an internal model, so why did it have to introduce a capital add-on? Christopher Cundy finds the answer lies in the complexities of the internal model change process


Biltir to hold virtual Bermuda conference

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


The Future of Insurance: no future for guaranteed products?

Covid-19 has heightened the threat of a low-for-long interest rate environment and is adding to doubts around the future for life insurance products with guarantees, as Paul Walsh reports


Helvetia abandons IT project at cost of CHF 40m

Swiss insurer expect H1 loss from write-off and Covid-19 impact


Insurance Risk Data adds reports from Swiss and Bermudian insurers

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


Just Group's pre-tax profit more than doubles in H1

Investment and economic profits led to the increase


Equality in insurance: what actions beyond the words?

The US insurance sector was quick to state its support for black lives after George Floyd's death resonated across communities worldwide. It has a questionable history of action on racial inequality, but are things about to change? Sarfraz Thind reports


Hannover Re registers €402m H1 profit despite Covid-19

The reinsurer strengthened its reserves due to uncertainty from the pandemic


Covid-19 and cat losses hit Argo with nearly $5m Q2 loss

But chief executive Kevin Rehnberg posts an optimistic note for the future


EU supervisors reveal six top risks for insurers, post Covid-19

Eiopa report finds, overall, there are adequate measure to mitigate these risks