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InsuranceERM UK & Europe 2021 awards open for entries!

Deadline for submissions is Friday 11 December

Ten steps on how to win an InsuranceERM Award

Deadline for entries is Friday 11 December

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

Experts share insights on the future of pandemic cover

It will be discussed at the Insurance Risk & Capital EMEA virtual conference from 2-3 December

Allianz France names Emeric de Souancé as CRO

He succeeds Rémi Saucié who has been appointed Allianz France's chief financial officer

Reinsurers under fire over Covid-19 loss reserving

Insurance executives highlight issue during S&P conference

CFOs review solvency and cost reductions in light of Covid-19

EY research finds CFOs have reassessed their attitude to risk management

UK tower block insurer folds after claims soar

East West was put into administration yesterday

Analysis

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

Value creation analysis finds an "enormous gap" between best and worst insurers

BCG's analysis of value creation by insurers has found a massive gap between companies, much more so than in other industries. And the challenges posed by Covid-19 are putting extra pressure on the worst performers to respond. Christopher Cundy reports

Australia's life insurers in the emergency room

David Walker reports on the suitability, reputational and distribution crises that are destroying the profitability of the country's life sector