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News

IRB Brasil Re plans $436m capital raise

Brazilian reinsurer looks to boost solvency after rating downgrade

Prudential Financial completes $1.7bn of longevity reinsurance in H1

UK market resilient to Covid-19, says insurer

Zurich arranges £1.4bn longevity swap for UBS UK pension scheme

The deal sees 100% of the longevity risk reinsured by Canada Life Reinsurance.

Major storms drive 10-fold rise in claims for Flood Re

Flood Re has also highlighted the global challenge of climate change

United Insurance Holdings names Chris Dittman as CRO

The CRO role is a new leadership position at the US property and casualty insurer

Jelena Strelets to head actuarial planning at Pacific Life Re

She joins the reinsurer from EY in Bermuda

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Mapfre Re collaborates with Kovrr to manage cyber risk

Israeli-based cyber risk modelling firm Kovrr is an InsuranceERM award winner

Replenished capital drive marks June and July reinsurance renewals

Willis Re added reinsurers recognise Covid-19 losses may take several years to settle

Lloyd's proposes "Black Swan Re" and other ideas to manage systemic risk, post-Covid-19

Corporation setting up Centre of Excellence for systemic risk management

Analysis

"Wrong tone" casts insurers as Covid-19 villains

Insurance and communication experts debated the reputation of insurance after the Covid-19 pandemic in InsuranceERM's latest webinar. Many achievements were highlighted, but a lack of empathy was a key criticism. Ronan McCaughey explains

Is a Pandemic Re the answer in a post-Covid-19 world?

Experts have debated the need for a pandemic insurance risk backstop, what it should cover and how it should be funded. Ronan McCaughey reports from the latest of InsuranceERM's Covid-19 webinar series

AAIC's ERM journey: inspired by Europe

AAIC's CRO Lorie Graham started the company's ERM programme in 2008 at a time when the US reinsurance sector had few models to look at. So she took her inspiration from the Europeans, she tells Sarfraz Thind

Winners revealed in InsuranceERM Awards 2020

The awards recognise the best insurance risk management providers serving the UK and Europe

Australia and reinsurance: continuing the affair

Australia's insurers make extensive use of reinsurance and reinsurers like to take on the risk - and the relationship looks set to survive the recent catastrophes that have beset the country, as David Walker reports

China's coronavirus outbreak could hit insurers severely - UPDATED

Insurance experts talk to Ronan McCaughey about the mortality, operational and economic losses the deadly virus poses for the re/insurance industry