Equality in insurance - still a decade or two away?

InsuranceERM and BNY Mellon recently hosted a discussion on issues of diversity and gender in insurance. A panel of industry leaders described the state of play and what needs to be done to make the sector more reflective of society


Towers Watson appoints global head of investment

Chris Ford is succeeding Carl Hess


Praedicat launches liability risk modelling software

CoMeta models emerging risks to help insurers spot "the next asbestos"


G-SII capital standard "should be below Solvency II SCR"

Responses to IAIS draft say 2015 implementation is ambitious


US winter weather causes $1.7bn insured loss

Arctic blast led to 50+ deaths, says Impact Forecasting


Eight out of ten insurance CEOs see regulation as barrier to growth

But nearly all are confident that revenues will increase over next three years


Leonardi blasts "reckless" timetable for global capital standards

US House subcommittee grills Connecticut commissioner and FIO chief McRaith


Hester's appointment to ease RSA investor worries

Sale of non-core assets expected, says analyst


Raising the standard of internal model governance

Internal models are increasingly used for decision making and producing figures for financial reports, but model governance procedures have not kept pace with these changing demands. Dominic Rau and Christian Wegmann outline a framework for improving assurance


Munich Re sees growth in capital relief deals

Price competition growing in traditional reinsurance