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France outlines plan for pandemic risk pool

Companies would be covered against lockdown by a resilience lump-sum

Lloyd's heads into 2021 with 11% more capital

Majority of increase stems from growth in new business and Covid-19 reserve risk

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Canada reviews capital rules for segregated fund risk

Draft approach to be presented to insurers in December

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Aviva reveals dividend and capital policy for a slimmed-down business

Changes in French life Solvency II model cut two points from group adequacy ratio

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German insurance chief hits out at blanket ban on dividends

The GDV's Jörg Asmussen also enthused about the idea of a European pandemic risk pool

Generali ready for more disposals of in-force life portfolios

And a €2.5bn war chest is available for M&A

Allianz smashes record for RT1 debt issue - UPDATED

German insurance group issues US dollar and euro tranches

Analysis

What digital transformation means for CROs

Some chief risk officers are keen to embrace the opportunities offered by digital transformation, while others see it as a distraction. But all view digitalisation as an unavoidable trend that brings new risks with it, as Ronan McCaughey explains

PRT expansion to drive L&G's dividend growth plan

Christopher Cundy reports from Legal & General's (L&G) investor day, where the insurer revealed new targets for its dividend, bulk annuity underwriting and investments

Taking a new direction in life

China Taiping Insurance Singapore, a long-established non-life insurer, has taken the rare step of diversifying into life business. David Walker talks to the man leading the move, Lance Tay

Cracks in the normal distribution challenge CROs

Covid-19 is changing the way chief risk officers think and work. Eric Clapprood and David Sherwood talk to Sarfraz Thind about why CROs may need to focus on less extreme risks, and how they can adapt to the new normal

The cloud is a silver lining amid Covid-19

Covid-19 has put to bed any doubts about the use of cloud technology for risk and capital management. The pandemic will also drive more sophisticated risk modelling, as Ronan McCaughey discusses in his review of key trends in the risk software markets

IFRS 17's neglected questions: the risk adjustment and confidence levels

Andries Beukes discusses with Cintia Cheong the findings of an investigation into how insurers are planning to calculate their IFRS 17 risk adjustment and confidence level