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Gjensidige CFO: "It's not in our interest to retain this level of capital"

Regulatory ban on dividends sees solvency ratio soar to 283%

Chinese insurers urged to step up Covid-19 economic support

Insurers should continue to stabilise businesses, says China's regulator

Aegon and NN hit by Solvency II rule change

Dutch regulator revises rules on financial conglomerates

IRB Brasil Re plans $436m capital raise

Brazilian reinsurer looks to boost solvency after rating downgrade

Dutch insurers primed to resume dividend payments after regulator's green light

DNB goes against advice from European Systemic Risk Board

Tryg's solvency soars on model approval and withheld dividend

Covid-19 losses partially reversed in Q2

Major storms drive 10-fold rise in claims for Flood Re

Flood Re has also highlighted the global challenge of climate change

United Insurance Holdings names Chris Dittman as CRO

The CRO role is a new leadership position at the US property and casualty insurer

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Aviva names Amanda Blanc CEO - after Maurice Tulloch steps down

Tulloch has stepped down as the insurer's chief executive for family health reasons

Analysis

AIG Life's playbook for Covid-19

Ruth Middleton, AIG Life's chief risk officer, and Debbie Bolton, chief underwriter and head of customer operations at the UK life insurer, tell Ronan McCaughey how the provider has adapted to Covid-19 and reveal their post-pandemic outlook

Argo Group's risk system lights a way through Covid-19

Alex Hindson, chief risk officer of Argo Group, explains how the Bermuda-headquartered insurer is addressing the operational, investment and underwriting risks caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. Interview by Ronan McCaughey

UK regulators respond to parliament's Covid-19 insurance questions

The possibility of a pandemic risk pool, alleged unfair treatment to customers and the current solvency situation of insurers were among the topics that MPs posed to the UK's top regulators in a grilling at the Treasury Committee. Paul Walsh reports

Generali Switzerland's three-phase approach to coping with Covid-19

Giselle Lim, chief risk officer at Generali Switzerland, describes how the insurer is responding to the operational, capital markets and communication challenges posed by the coronavirus pandemic

Insurers weather the coronavirus storm - but for how long?

The Covid-19 pandemic has provided an uncompromising test of insurers' operational and balance sheet resilience. Initial reports suggest they are handling the situation, but what are the risks in the longer term? Paul Walsh investigates

Eiopa hits back at the French ICS revolution

Some prominent French re/insurers don't want the Insurance Capital Standard in its current form, angering EU and US negotiators alike. Eiopa looks determined to carry on regardless. The IAIS is treading carefully. It is a fraught situation and some practitioners believe the standard could even collapse under its own weight, as Sarfraz Thind reports