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  • Didier Millerot on the "dual transition", Solvency II and the future of regulation

    29 January 2024

    The European Commission's head of insurance talks to Joshua Geer about the Solvency II review, the two major challenges facing insurers and what the future regulatory landscape will look like

  • Cyber risk's fundamental mischaracterisation as an insurance risk

    15 November 2023

    Tim Freestone and Malcolm McLelland argue for a radical overhaul of how cyber risk is quantified and priced. In the first of a two-part article, they explain the classification of cyber as a market risk and propose using modern financial theory to model it

  • Stopping cyber curveballs and building resilience

    18 October 2023

    US experts spoke at InsuranceERM's Americas conference in New York to share best practice and the regulatory view on cyber risk. Ronan McCaughey reports

  • Quantum computing in insurance

    10 October 2023

    The emergence of super-powerful computing technologies creates opportunities and risks for insurers, as Vidyut Navelkar, Sridhar CV and Felix Schachter explore

  • Reinsurers expand their risk radars, but usual suspects aren't far away

    21 September 2023

    The emerging risks identified by reinsurers at the annual Rendez-Vous de Septembre (RVS) event included some familiar foes and new additions, but all are being targeted with confidence. Paul Walsh reports

  • Social inflation comes to Europe

    07 August 2023

    The drivers are different, but the effect is similar: court judgements that have pained US insurers are spreading to Europe. Sarfraz Thind speaks to Henning Schaloske about the issue

  • Data and AI: insurer and regulator go tête à tête

    03 August 2023

    On a panel discussion at Insurance Europe's conference, Eiopa's Petra Hielkema and Alm. Brand's Anne Mette Toftegaard debated consumer trust, data, AI and the regulation that weaves them together, as Joshua Geer reports

  • Gerhard Stahl: "We will all have to be Picassos in the future"

    18 July 2023

    Systemic risks such as climate change, pandemic and cyber are posing questions about the role of insurance. Talanx's former chief risk officer discusses how actuaries, governments and regulators should step up to the challenge, in this interview with David Walker

  • "Exciting and scary": the insurance regulator's view on AI

    18 May 2023

    What does the proliferation of AI technology mean for a cautious industry like insurance? And how can regulators police this potentially limitless technology? The chair of the NAIC's innovation group, Kathleen Birrane, talks about the challenge with Sarfraz Thind

  • AI and bank failures among top concerns for North American CROs

    04 May 2023

    The use of artificial intelligence, implications from banking collapses and people risk concerns lingering are high on the agenda of four chief risk officers, as Paul Walsh reports