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Unfreezing the UFR

The revised methodology for calculating the ultimate forward rate may not be a catastrophe for all insurers with long-term liabilities, but it will put an unwelcome spotlight on solvency and accelerate the redesign of products. Hugo Coelho reports

PRA handcuffed by equivalence in brexit scenario

Third-country status could cost UK insurers, Asa Gibson reports

Risk qualifications stir up debate on CRO's role

Attempts to professionalise risk management through certification schemes have reopened discussions about the evolving role of the chief risk officer. Asa Gibson reports

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

EU data breach law puts risk managers on edge

The EU is debating laws that would force companies to report data breaches within 72 hours of detection. Asa Gibson asks what this means for insurers

Monte Carlo Rendez-vous: Choppy waters on the voyage to El Dorado

At this year's gathering of the reinsurance industry in Monte Carlo, much of the conversation was about adapting to the tough market conditions and exploiting elusive growth opportunities. Asa Gibson and Helen Yates report