Georgia insurance commissioner suspended over $2m fraud charges

Georgia governor signs executive order to immediately suspend Jim Beck


International capital standards: the US's chorus of disapproval

Development of the global insurance capital standard (ICS) has always been controversial. But the level of ire expressed by the US government, regulators and insurers at this week's NAIC conference was unprecedented. Sarfraz Thind reports


US cyber insurance growth rate slows

Year-on-year premiums climb just 8%


Georgia insurance commissioner charged with $2m fraud scheme

Jim Beck is alleged to have stolen the money from the Georgia Underwriting Association


Tennessee insurance chief steps down

Julie Mix McPeak will be replaced by her deputy Carter Lawrence on an interim basis


Monsanto ordered to pay over $2bn in glyphosate case

The pay-out is the largest glyphosate damages award to date


Mnuchin aims broadside at Insurance Capital Standard

US Treasury secretary spells out US concerns at NAIC’s international insurance forum


US variable annuities reform wins Moody's approval

The rating agency views the reform as credit positive


California blaze losses hit $12bn

Claims at the beginning of 2019 contributed over $600m to total insured losses from the Camp and Woolsey fires


Glyphosate, opioids and talc - candidates for the next asbestos?

Claims relating to asbestos exposure caused a catastrophic level of losses for the insurance industry. What is the potential for the scenario to be repeated by other chemicals and compounds? Paul Walsh reports