Mortgage Guaranty Insurance appoints CRO

Steven Thompson joined MGIC in 1998 and was interim CRO


Insurance ERM Americas: The risk trends keeping US CROs awake at night

US re/insurance chief risk officers reveal the risks that most concern them, changing risk tolerances in the industry and strategies for dealing with emerging threats. Ronan McCaughey reports from InsuranceERM's New York conference


Insurance ERM Americas: is cyber risk modelling up to scratch?

Panellists at InsuranceERM's New York conference shared their thoughts on the positive aspects of cyber risk modelling and where improvements are required. Christopher Cundy reports


The Fed and insurance rules: an eclectic fit

The US Federal Reserve created an advisory committee last month – and Manulife’s treasurer Halina von dem Hagen is joining it. She tells Sarfraz Thind about the key issues the market might want to consider right now, including mark-to-market regulation and systemic risk


ICS 2.0: comparability is the hot topic at IAIS Abu Dhabi meeting

A decision on comparability of solvency regimes at the International Association of Insurance Supervisors meeting next month will determine the future of the Insurance Capital Standard. Paul Walsh reports


NYDFS investigates United Healthcare algorithm for racial bias

Insurer algo prioritises healthcare for white over black patients, says NYDFS


California declares state of emergency as wildfires rage

The Kincade and Tick fires have burned through at least 30,000 acres of the state


US insurance deal value hits $4.4bn in Q3

M&A activity remained strong with 132 deals closing in the quarter


Texas tornadoes hit state's insurers for $2bn

The outbreak was the costliest tornado event in the history of Texas


Travelers posts Q3 underwriting loss amid asbestos fear

Insurer faces “challenging tort environment” on asbestos claims,shares fall