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News

Phoenix strikes $4.1bn ReAssure deal

The deal represents Phoenix Group’s biggest acquisition to date

Scor renews contingent capital facility

Fourth renewal of equity line that will pay out following an extreme loss

Apra proposes capital framework for health insurers

But Australian watchdog warns sector is still under pressure from demography, pricing

Eiopa could revisit Solvency II risk margin after impact study

Gabriel Bernardino says input from consultation will be considered for risk calculation

Chinese insurers' capital management to benefit from C-Ross Phase II

Fitch Ratings says some insurers in China are already preparing for the modified capital regime

Spanish sector stays strong, despite low rates

Fitch Ratings says Spain’s insurance market maintains strong profitability

CNP Assurances issues green bond at record-low coupon

Demand outstrips supply for debut green bond

Swiss Re remains set on hiving off ReAssure

Insurtech success heralded in annual investor day

Ten steps on how to win an InsuranceERM Award

Deadline for entries is Friday 13 December

CNP Assurances brings €750m green bond to market

Tier 2 debt issue will be used for sustainable investments and buildings

Analysis

IAIS Abu Dhabi: Why the Treasury and NAIC returned different ICS conclusions

“Team USA” voiced wildly divergent tones in their reaction to the ICS talks in Abu Dhabi last week. But, despite their strong statements, the US negotiators appear to be in accordance over zero implementation of IAIS’s capital accord and the potential to move forward with compromise. Sarfraz Thind reports

IAIS Abu Dhabi: compromise on global capital standard keeps process on track

Paul Walsh summarises the reaction to today’s agreements that keep the Insurance Capital Standard on track, but not without objections from Canada and questions about US comparability

Insurance ERM Americas: The risk trends keeping US CROs awake at night

US re/insurance chief risk officers reveal the risks that most concern them, changing risk tolerances in the industry and strategies for dealing with emerging threats. Ronan McCaughey reports from InsuranceERM's New York conference

The Fed and insurance rules: an eclectic fit

The US Federal Reserve created an advisory committee last month – and Manulife’s treasurer Halina von dem Hagen is joining it. She tells Sarfraz Thind about the key issues the market might want to consider right now, including mark-to-market regulation and systemic risk

ICS 2.0: comparability is the hot topic at IAIS Abu Dhabi meeting

A decision on comparability of solvency regimes at the International Association of Insurance Supervisors meeting next month will determine the future of the Insurance Capital Standard. Paul Walsh reports

Eiopa proposes extensive reforms for Solvency II 2020 review

Over 878 pages, the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority has put forward dozens of important reforms to the EU’s solvency regime. Christopher Cundy summarises the main issues and shares his opinion on the potential impacts