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News

Collapse of Aon-WTW deal removes threat of modelling dominance

Combination of ReMetrica and Igloo would have taken 70% of UK market

Eiopa consults on including climate reporting in Solvency II

EU insurance authority reveals package of proposals for updating QRTs

Beazley plans ESG syndicate to underwrite sustainable businesses

Specialty re/insurer bounces back to profitability in H1 as rates rise

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UK life insurer capital remains strong, but quality weakens

Fitch notes percentage of "soft" capital components has risen

Be prepared to tailor Orsa for Covid-19, Eiopa tells insurers

The authority has published its supervisory statement on the issue

Eiopa consults on revising contract boundary guidelines

The supervisory body is also consulting on the valuation of technical provisions

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AIG sells $2.2bn stake in life business to Blackstone

Insurer strikes two asset management deals with private equity group

Eiopa publishes stance on recovery planning and solvency breaches

The supervisory body also published an opinion on the use of risk mitigation techniques by insurers

Analysis

UK's PRT market set to soar after quiet H1

Pension risk transfer (PRT) activity in the UK was subdued during the first half of this year, but insurance experts tell Ronan McCaughey they expect an incredibly busy H2

UK's ideas for Solvency II neglect risk margin design

"Do what you want, but it needs to be smaller and less volatile" seems to be the country's reaction to reforming the controversial risk margin. Christopher Cundy reports

UK use of matching adjustment keeps growing

Christopher Cundy delves into the 2020 solvency reports to find insurers have enjoyed an increase in their capital benefit by more than 10% on the previous year

Grey swan risks to put insurers in a flap

Climate change, a massive cyber-attack and geopolitical instability are just some of the grey swan risks worrying insurers. CROs tell Ronan McCaughey how they are preparing for these threats, should the worst happen

Mosaic: building it piece by piece

Mitch Blaser has spent a half century in the Bermudian insurance industry. Now he has returned with Mosaic, a specialty insurer that may just sate his appetite for new ventures. He talks to Sarfraz Thind about what brought him back

Can governments make a smooth exit from trade credit markets?

Credit and suretyship insurers received significant public support during the pandemic, but participants are now questioning how much longer it should continue, as ICISA chief Richard Wulff explains to David Walker