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Insurers can manage inflation risk in three steps

Risk management function ideal to manage inflationary risk says LCP's Tom Durkin

NN Group expects solvency boost from potential Athora deal

Both insurers are in exclusive talks over a closed book life portfolio

Catherine Farnworth joins IQUW as group CRO

Farnworth spoke to InsuranceERM about her newly created role as the re/insurer has expanded

New Zealand delays implementation of interim capital rules

RBNZ postpones interim solvency standard to align with IFRS 17

Allianz's group Solvency II ratio to benefit from life reinsurance deal

The transaction de-risks 80% of Allianz Suisse's traditional individual life business

CBIRC urges more cat bond issuance in Hong Kong

Mainland insurers ceding little catastrophe risk as claims costs rise

Cattolica's solvency slumped to just 122% in H1 2020

Board has deemed €6.75 per share offer from Generali fair

Irish insurers lambast EU's "disappointing" Solvency II reform

Insurance Ireland said the European Commission has missed an opportunity to enhance competition

COMMENT: €90bn, €120bn... what's the reality of the Solvency II capital savings?

Christopher Cundy reflects on what the European Commission's figures, in its impact assessment for Solvency II reforms, really mean

Insurance Risk & Capital Americas virtual conference continues today

Three tracks will examine the risk, investment and ESG factors impacting insurers

Analysis

IRC Americas: Covering all bases and dealing with curveballs

What do chief risk officers (CROs) highlight as their biggest concern? It could be the sheer multitude of risks they have to face, as Ronan McCaughey reports from the Insurance Risk & Capital Americas conference

Germany plots the transit from transitionals

Some life insurers rely on Solvency II's transitional measures to ensure their continued existence. But paradoxically, that does not mean they will fail without them, as David Walker explains

Maurice Perkins: Transamerica's transatlantic negotiator

Transamerica's global head of government and policy affairs talks to Sarfraz Thind about US and international insurance regulation, Biden's tax reforms and the cultural differences that keep his job interesting

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