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News

Scor appoints Chantal Bond as head of actuarial, Apac

Bond was highly commended in last year's InsuranceERM awards

Moody's predicts "materially" lower 2020 solvency for German life firms

Effects of falling rates will outweigh cuts in policy bonuses, rating agency says

Denmark's Gefion ordered not to expand its scope of business

Danish regulator warns Gefion has "serious liquidity problems"

Jon Hancock to step down from Lloyd's

Performance management director to exit this year

Hong Kong Insurance Authority outlines Orsa stress test scenarios

Market risks and insurance loss shocks take centre stage

Ageas boosts solvency with RT1 debt issue

Restricted tier 1 debt issued alongside tender for grandfathered RT1 debt

RenRe taps capital markets to extend Beazley's cyber cat cover

The partnership follows an increase in the scale of the cyber threat

Reinsurance renewals shaped by price more than capacity

Guy Carpenter says shifting views of risk have been crucial in changing market sentiment

Reinsurance markets diverge at 1.1 renewal

Willis Re said there is now a clear variance in market views on liability.

Aegon's longevity reinsurance deal frees up capital

The deal is expected to benefit Aegon's Dutch Solvency II ratio by 10-12pp

Analysis

Making scenario planning meaningful, effective and manageable

An expert panel at InsuranceERM's Regulation & Risk Management conference on 3 December in London shared their advice on stress and scenario planning, an activity that has become increasingly important for risk teams as they play a greater role in business strategy

Writing a new chapter for Equitable Life

Feryal Nadeem started her career at Equitable Life during its financial crisis. Twenty years later she is chief risk officer at the provider that will finally resolve the UK mutual insurer for policyholders, as she explains to Ronan McCaughey

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

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

What's on the horizon for Bermuda's re/insurance market

Deloitte’s Gokul Sudarsana talks to Christopher Cundy about his thoughts on some of the trends and challenges that face Bermuda's insurance market

Solvency II, IFRS 17, local GAAP, Basel IV... where is the consistency?

For the health of the financial sector and for the good of European citizens, accounting and solvency regimes for insurance and banking must be aligned around the same valuation concept, argue Serge Moulin, Giulio Terzariol and Carsten Zielke