Archive

  • Insurers caught up in the Swiss roil

    21 March 2023

    The fall of Credit Suisse, hot on the heels of SVB and Signature Bank, has sent insurers scrambling to assess the risks to their portfolios. While the hit seems manageable, Sarfraz Thind asks if there could be worse to come

  • Regulators investigate the private equity-insurer love-in

    04 February 2022

    Private equity companies have been acquiring insurers at an unheard of rate. Now regulators have raised concerns over asset risk and short-term greed overcoming long-term sense, as Sarfraz Thind reports

  • PRT expansion to drive L&G's dividend growth plan

    12 November 2020

    Christopher Cundy reports from Legal & General's (L&G) investor day, where the insurer revealed new targets for its dividend, bulk annuity underwriting and investments

  • The cloud is a silver lining amid Covid-19

    16 September 2020

    Covid-19 has put to bed any doubts about the use of cloud technology for risk and capital management. The pandemic will also drive more sophisticated risk modelling, as Ronan McCaughey discusses in his review of key trends in the risk software markets

  • The insurance industry's climate change leaders

    30 June 2020

    Christopher Cundy introduces InsuranceERM's list of the people leading and shaping the insurance sector's response to climate change

  • Eiopa's Gabriel Bernardino: climate disclosures will become mandatory

    17 December 2019

    Gabriel Bernardino, chair of the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (Eiopa) joined InsuranceERM's Insurance Risk and Capital EMEA conference earlier this month. In a Q&A with Christopher Cundy, he answered questions about climate change, the Solvency II review and conduct risk

  • Hong Kong approaches transition to risk-based capital

    12 September 2019

    Hong Kong’s long-awaited risk-based capital (RBC) regime is beginning to take shape ahead of its planned implementation in 2022. Paul Walsh reports on the latest developments

  • Comment: on the Solvency II matching adjustment and credit risk capital

    20 May 2019

    Craig Turnbull argues whether the matching adjustment results in EU life insurers holding a prudent amount of capital to support the long-term credit default risk in their fixed income portfolios

  • Eiopa's Gabriel Bernardino talks Brexit, Solvency II and sustainability

    07 December 2018

    The chair of Europe's insurance authority was interviewed by Christopher Cundy at the recent Insurance Risk & Capital EMEA conference. In this Q&A he discusses priorities for the year ahead and how Eiopa's powers are likely to grow

  • Unipol's Marisa Parmigiani: "We want to make sure everything we do is sustainable"

    20 November 2018

    The sustainability manager of the Italian insurance group explains to Cintia Cheong their journey to create a sustainability policy for the company