Reinsurance structures under threat from IFRS 17 accounting change

Challenges remain from non-proportional contracts and different measurement models, assumptions, aggregations and coverage units


Fairfax boosts profits following lower cat losses

Earnings up on strong underwriting, but investment results drag


California plans law to tap wildfire insurance, combat costs

Bill announced, as RMS releases new US wildfire model


US cyber insurance: plugging-in to growth

There are strong forecasts for growth in the cyber insurance markets, but insurers have obstacles to surmount if they are to be successful. Sarfraz Thind reports


Lancashire suffers more cat losses but remains profitable in 2018

Reveals shift in group supervisor and tax base to Bermuda


Brexit a minimal concern for US insurers

SOA forecasts show continued US insurer growth even in worst-case Brexit scenario


Insurtech weekly: Ascot, Beazley,CoverHound, bsurance, Lloyds Lab

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


Q4 catastrophes take toll on Everest Re

Hurricane Michael, Californian wildfires and hailstorms in Australia led to large-scale losses


Argo Group posts 26% rise in 2018 net income

The speciality re/insurer’s combined ratio was 97.9% in 2018 compared to 107.2% for 2017