VW scandal puts German legal insurers 'in a spin'

SFCRs reveal insurers are still feeling the pain from the diesel emissions scandal


Insurtech weekly: Artificial, Clara, The Hanover, CoverWallet, GEB, Accenture

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


L&G seals $149m Canadian PRT deal

It is L&G’s first PRT transaction in Canada


Angela Darlington to become interim CEO of Aviva UK insurance

Darlington steps up from group CRO at Aviva


MetLife highlights efforts to drive sustainability

The insurer also grew its responsible investment portfolio to more than $52bn in 2018


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


Ecclesiastical subsidiary's solvency ratio hits 215% with internal model

Subsidiary is seeking an Irish office in light of Brexit, its SFCR says


PRA regulation of actuaries may cause conflict - Sam Woods

Regulator’s chief executive warns against proposal arising from Kingman review


Talanx and Hannover Re issue coal restrictions

A limited number of exceptions will be allowed, however, on a case-by case basis


Six ingredients needed for an effective consumer risk metric

How should insurers communicate the risks and benefits of their products to potential retail customers? A recent paper from the UK Institute and Faculty of Actuaries investigated this question and came up with some surprising results. Christopher Cundy explains