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Analysis

The long-term impacts of 2017's natural catastrophes

Following the devastation caused by hurricanes and wildfires last year, Paul Walsh asks the industry what the lessons are for insurers and risk modellers

Zurich's Alison Martin: economic risk should be higher up the agenda

Following the publication of the World Economic Forum’s Global Risks Report, Christopher Cundy spoke with Zurich’s chief risk officer Alison Martin to discuss the findings and reflect on the implications for risk managers

Regulation no more: CROs are reborn as innovators

EY’s survey of North American chief risk officers revealed a shift in their responsibilities away from regulatory issues. Chad Runchey and David Paul discuss how they are instead coping with disruption, battling cyber threats and leading the charge on innovation

IAIS faces fresh debate on systemic risk – and clash on capital standard

The International Association of Insurance Supervisors meeting in Kuala Lumpur this week comes amid a renewed debate about systemic risk in insurers and big questions about the deadlines for developing a global capital standard. Christopher Cundy reports

Innovative risk modelling key to tackling emerging technology risks

The World Economic Forum has called for urgent innovation in risk modelling and said rapid global collaboration is crucial to dealing with the risks from new technology. David Walker reports

Insurers under fire for underwriting coal industry

Divesting from coal companies while continuing to underwrite them is a 'blind spot' of insurers' climate policies, according to campaigners. Cintia Cheong investigates what four insurers are doing about it