MetLife appoints chief sustainability officer

New role to help company push environmental practices


UK actuaries devise cyber risk assessment scenarios

Research provides a framework to quantify the cyber operational risks insurers face


Loss-making Qudos suspends underwriting

Danish insurer stops writing new policies and plans to transfer loss-making business


German life book consolidation: cultural shift needed

Following the sale of Generali Leben to Viridium, the largest-ever transfer of a German life book, participants are hopeful it will convince doubtful minds and open the door to more deals. Christopher Cundy reports


Prudential Financial seals $3.2bn longevity reinsurance deals

US insurer says deals signal healthy growth in UK pension risk transfer market


UK approves use of dynamic volatility adjustment, grants SFCR audit relief

PRA also makes policy changes on VA application, internal models and external audit


InsuranceERM Awards 2018-2019 open for entry

Be recognised for individual, team and company excellence in the UK and European insurance markets by entering the annual awards


Russian insurer swoops on Munich Re subsidiary

Rosgosstrakh's acquisition paves the way for it to return to Russian life insurance market


US insurer fined $16m for largest health data breach in US history

Anthem's cyber breach affected almost 79m people in 2014-15


Talanx exceeds 2017 large loss budget on industrial lines

But German insurer expects “balanced underwriting result” for line in 2019