Earlier this year, AM Best affirmed its negative outlook on professional lines, of which D&O is an important part. Expanding risks associated with cyber liability, information privacy and employment practices are among those concerns.
Two years into the COVID-19 pandemic, mortality and death benefits paid remain higher for life insurers, even as the rush of working-age mortality abates and face values get lower.
Panelists discussed an expected spike in the number of COVID-19-related claims, delayed litigation and the impact on open claims, cybersecurity and telemedicine.
Indemnity insurance underwrites promotional events that award large prizes, no matter how offbeat the contest is.
Among the large mature markets, the U.S. is the only one where direct premiums written exceeded the global average over a 10-year period.
The 2022 Atlantic hurricane season gets underway this month. As the industry works to resolve backlogged claims, a new wave may once again trap ILS capital and put pressure on markets.
The COVID-19 pandemic taught the industry a thing or two about core versus non-core businesses and instilled a willingness to deploy capital to either shed or grow segments through M&As, observers say.
Without a crystal ball to see what the Federal Reserve has in store in its inflation fight, coupled with Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and stubborn COVID-era supply chain problems, the bond market is seeing volatility rise.
This year’s first-place team members said COVID-19, and its catastrophic impact on small businesses, was the impetus for their idea to help mitigate small-business closures.
Asset managers explore the strategies and considerations insurers are employing to adapt their portfolios.
A good level of diversification and protection against natural catastrophe losses are moderating factors for the segment.
In some ways, inconsistent law can be worse than bad law.
Insurers should feel good about what they do. Here are some reasons why you shouldn’t accept how the profession is usually characterized in popular culture.
The June issue includes a feature about a claims backlog in Florida, an interview with the winners of AM Best’s Student Challenge and a report on insurance asset management and developments in the bond market.
In his book, David Duford shares stories of top-producing agents who have created niches and found success in the industry.
Insurance industry mourns the deaths of Everest Re chief risk officer, Allstate chief legal officer and Centene chief executive officer.
Professionals also examine the non-catastrophe ILS market from a ratings perspective as well as emerging trends in cyber insurance.
Les Rendez-Vous de Septembre and InsureTech Connect are among the notable conferences scheduled for face-to-face gatherings this fall.
Prudential plc leads web analytics provider Semrush's ranking of the Largest 30 European Insurers based on 2020 gross written premiums.
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