Top technology tools for actuaries

The actuarial world may sometimes be perceived as a stolid profession, but the development and integration of new technologies means the sector is moving apace. A survey by the US Society of Actuaries highlights the key technology trends in the business. Sarfraz Thind explains


Insurtech weekly: Lemonade, Zurich, The Co-operators, Insurdata, Portabl, Plug and Play, Wrisk

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


Royal HaskoningDHV acquires flood modeller Ambiental

Engineering and project management firm plans to expand flood-risk management services


"The Solvency II review is a Herculean task for regulators"

Talanx's chief risk officer Gerhard Stahl talks to David Walker about the 2020 review of Solvency II, how to improve risk reporting, and the story behind ESG integration


FCA fires warning to general insurers on business model risks

Concerns raised over business model complexities resulting in poor customer experiences


Secondary perils to drive evermore nat cat losses

Swiss Re Institute says cat loss experience of 2017 and 2018 is a wake-up call for insurers


Eiopa proposes liquidity risk reporting to help manage systemic risk

Stakeholders asked to submit feedback macroprudential policy discussion paper


A shake-up of Australian earthquake modelling

David Walker finds that much has changed in the risk models used to assess the country's seismic hazard - and in the mentality of the modellers themselves


Bermuda regulator finds disconnect between boards and solvency models

BMA spells out shortfalls and sufficiencies in solvency self-assessments


UK begins discount rate review

The new Ogden rate will be decided by 5 August at the latest