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  • 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

  • Zurich's Colleen Zitt: a constructive approach to risk management

    01 August 2023

    Colleen Zitt has certainly had her hands full in the three years since she became Zurich North America's CRO. But the experience has advanced her ability to manage risk, she tells Sarfraz Thind

  • Alaska's Lori Wing-Heier: we are not ready to walk away from fossil fuels

    26 July 2023

    The director of Alaska's Division of Insurance tells Ronan McCaughey how a changing climate is affecting the state and why shutting down the oil and gas industry isn't the answer

  • Germany faces up to climate protection gap

    20 July 2023

    Germans agree they faced climate change front-on when storm Bernd hit in 2021. Two years on, they are somewhat less united on exactly how best to respond. David Walker 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

  • The sky's the limit for "extremely hectic" PRT market

    10 July 2023

    Pension risk transfer (PRT) experts say markets in the UK, US and the Netherlands will continue to soar - but there are factors that may help or hinder growth, as Paul Walsh reports

  • US Aggregation Method framework ready for launch

    06 July 2023

    The wheels are in motion to fix the Aggregation Method for the US and for once everyone seems happy. Gary Anderson, commissioner of the Massachusetts Division of Insurance, talks about the process towards one global capital standard

  • Mass policy surrenders remain a blight on Europe's life insurers

    20 June 2023

    But reinsurers are stepping in to help manage lapse risk, and the EU's insurance chief is sanguine about the threat, as Christopher Cundy and Joshua Geer report

  • Divergent views and rising rates cool progress on EU's Solvency II reforms

    16 June 2023

    One year has passed since the European Parliament's Econ committee issued its draft text on the Solvency II reforms. Joshua Geer and Christopher Cundy investigate why the agenda has not progressed - and when a breakthrough might occur

  • Retail investor strategy and insurance: watch what's flying under the radar

    12 June 2023

    The European Commission's proposals to reform retail investment rules have implications for insurers - and some of the most important consequences are not obvious, as Carlos Montalvo explains