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France decries one-year time horizon of Solvency II stresses

Responses to European Commission's call for evidence on financial regulation review published

KMPG hires Solvency II specialist

Allan Christian joins the firm's risk consulting team

Zurich targets technology improvements in 2016

Data and analytics investment a priority for troubled insurer

Manulife, Fed and USAA speakers confirmed for IERM North America

Conference taking place on 10 May in New York

L&G strikes again in US pension risk transfer market

Targets further deals across the Atlantic after $65m pension buy-out

Lloyd's CRO warns Brexit will harm London market

Leaving EU would not be 'regulatory nirvana', says Sean McGovern

Coface instigates €100m contingent equity line

Deal with BNP Paribas triggered by solvency or loss ratio

Sompo Canopius contracts SSBN to model US flood risks

Insurer keen to consider new locations and products

Analysis

Valuation issues persist for PPOs

Periodical payment orders may be established part of the UK motor insurance claims landscape but methods for reserving for them are still uncertain, as Rob Treen explains

Breaking down blockchain

Talk about blockchain is reaching fever pitch in financial circles and applications for insurers are beginning to emerge. But confusion is rife and is clouding innovation, as Asa Gibson reports

Germany hits the brakes on its €32bn ZZR

The ballooning level of additional interest rate reserves has prompted reforms to the rules, but few insurers took advantage in 2015. Hugo Coelho reports

ERM: the common theme to the new world of insurance regulation

Rick Marx, Tom Ward and Mark Watson suggest how the pursuit of enterprise risk management can help US insurers find value in the mountain of regulations

Insurers bid to shrink the list of systemically important firms

Martin Boer, director of regulatory affairs at Institute of International Finance, talks to Hugo Coelho about proposed changes in the methodology to designate insurers as global systemically important

Climate change and geo-economics: the global risks demanding ERM focus

The latest World Economic Forum risks report provides useful indicators for CROs about the changing risk landscape. Asa Gibson reports

Nordea's Annette Olesen: "It feels good to move beyond the go-live date"

The group chief risk officer for Nordea Life & Pensions talks to Christopher Cundy about her company's entry into the Solvency II world

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