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Bank of England publishes 2020 Libor transition plan

Sterling Libor will "cease to exist" after 2021

Ageas boosts solvency with RT1 debt issue

Restricted tier 1 debt issued alongside tender for grandfathered RT1 debt

Swiss Re structures cat bond to protect Bayview's investments against quake risk

The transaction will cover earthquakes risks in four US states

Cat bonds break $100bn barrier

Market has grown steadily since mid-1990s

CNP Assurances brings €750m green bond to market

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

AG2R La Mondiale raises RT1 debt at "lowest ever" rate

French insurer issues €500m of subordinated securities

RT1 debt issues top $5bn but unlikely to reach full potential

Tier 1 grandfathering provisions limit development of market, says DBRS

Insurers likely to issue more green bonds

Strong reception and regulatory shifts to boost market, says AM Best

Generali becomes first EU insurer to issue a green bond

€750m debt issue will fund energy efficiency projects

Understanding loss development "critical" for ILS investors

Experts open up about ILS market troubles

Analysis

Views of enterprise risk management in 2030

Chief risk officers who want to participate in the strategy of their organisations will need to develop their vision for the future of the ERM function. Willis Towers Watson executives share their views on how risk management might evolve

Lloyd’s culture risks sabotaging its transformation plan

Lloyd’s “bold new strategy” to transform the 330-year-old insurance market by targeting efficiency and technology innovation could fall flat because of a lack of talent, the timeline for execution and the challenge of appeasing different stakeholders. Ronan McCaughey explains

EU supervisors insist Solvency II risk margin "is not an issue"

Insurers’ calls for a recalibration of the risk margin are being ignored by Eiopa and national supervisors, as evidenced at Insurance Europe's conference in Brussels last week. Aggelos Andreou reports

IFRS 17 earnings recognition: challenges, opportunities and innovations

Luca Tres and Adam Robinson discuss IFRS 17 and its earning recognition criteria from a capital markets and insurance practitioner's perspective, and consider the challenges and the opportunities this presents

Axa's Buberl defends takeover of XL

Axa's share price dropped almost 10% following the announcement of its plan to acquire XL Group. Aggelos Andreou reports on the rationale behind the deal

Finalists announced for InsuranceERM Awards

See which companies, teams and individuals have made the shortlist for this year's awards for risk and capital management