Insurance associations from around the world are asking for a two-year delay in the implementation of the International Financial Reporting Standard 17 for insurance contracts.
The rate at which technology is evolving makes it difficult to predict cyber risk pricing, members of the press heard at a conference in Las Vegas.
The Prudential Regulation Authority and Financial Conduct Authority have both invited insurers to respond to consultation papers on the impact of climate change on their operations and investments.
Brexit, regulation and loyalty catch the eye of insurers.
A panel of independent experts needs to be involved in the first review of the discount rate, argues Brett Dixon, president of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers.
Regulation might have helped to speed up the evolution of risk modelling but technology advances, especially cloud computing, are now taking this development to the next level. Edward Murray explores the benefits this is bringing and how insurance…
Following yesterday's announcement by Aviva that Mark Wilson is to step down as group CEO of Aviva, Jonathan Swift reflects on why the move was not such the "shock" some painted it as.
General data protection regulation is not fit for purpose, the chief marketing officer for industry-wide blockchain initiative B3I told attendees of Post’s Digital Insurance World conference.
Prime Minister Theresa May has vowed to take action against companies that impose a “loyalty penalty” on customers.
The CEO of the UK's largest broker has defended broker facilities, amid an official probe into allegations the practice is anti-competitive.
In six months’ time, claims management companies will fall under the umbrella of the Financial Conduct Authority.
In 2017, the combined underwriting results of the largest 100 UK non-life insurers improved but remained in the red. How well did insurers perform under pressure from strong competition and unfavourable claims trends?
The Information Commissioner’s Office has fined Bupa £175,000 for “systemic data protection failures”.
As Swinton meets its match in Ardonagh, the insurance courtship game has continued to hit headlines.
Carolyn Mackenzie, director of complex claims at RSA, argues that whiplash reforms are striking a delicate balance well.
Kennedys experts from around the globe discuss the future of drone regulation
Getting a nasty surprise when the bill arrives is a feeling many of us have experienced. Some insured losses are no different.
The 300-year-old Lloyd's market is changing, says Lee Elliston, claims director, Lloyd's Market Association. The Target Operating Model has seen Lloyd's focus on boosting efficiency and bringing business benefits to market participants. Now the LMA is…
Insurers will not be required to pass on savings from whiplash reform to customers, but they will have to report what those savings are.
The Financial Conduct Authority’s consultation into claims management companies has a gaping hole, warns Kurt Rowe, associate at Weightmans, explaining why it matters for insurers.
The government collected £6bn from businesses as a result of the increase in the insurance premium tax, an increase of 22% on the previous year.
Farming is the most lethal of all industries. The sector and its main insurer are trying to change rules and mentalities to make it safer
A government amendment to planned personal injury reforms could see insurers have to prove to the regulator that they are passing on savings to customers.
The Insurance Distribution Directive brings transparency but also unintended consequences for customers, writes Peter Thompson, group director of insurance distribution and outsourcing at BGL Group.