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News

Lloyd's RITC deals cause last-minute hitch to UK's IFRS 17 endorsement

UKEB endorsement decision likely on 25 March

German public insurers establish natcat reinsurance pool

Move shows proactive approach to evolving climate change, they say

UK parliament investigates London market regulation

Committee to explore if regulation can be optimised following Brexit

Insurers wrestle with biodiversity measurement and insurable interest

French reinsurer Scor details steps towards managing ecosystem risks

Climate and inflation drive pricing at 1/1 reinsurance renewals

Changing view of risk delays renewal processes

Scor proposes EU-wide pandemic risk pool for trade credit insurance

French reinsurer reflects on evolution of risk during Covid-19

Aegon boosts solvency ratio after longevity reinsurance deal

Dutch insurer transfers €7bn liabilities to RGA

Insurers foot $112bn catastrophe bill in 2021, says Swiss Re

More investment in infrastructure needed to mitigate rising natural disasters

ESRB highlights discount rates as key risk in IFRS 17

European Systemic Risk Board also warns about EU's carve out

InsuranceERM UK & Europe 2022 awards - last day for entries!

The deadline for award entries is today

Germany reveals profits from pandemic trade credit insurance programme

Support scheme for trade underwriters ran until June 2021

Bermudian insurers take bigger share of global cat losses

The Bermuda Monetary Authority stressed the island's market remains resilient

Buoyant 2022 outlook for legacy life transfer market

Experts from EY and Resolution Re share their views on the sector

Hong Kong CEO sees "enormous potential" for ILS for Greater Bay Area risks

China P&C Re recently issued first securities for typhoons under new rules

Allianz's $35bn US life reinsurance deal to free up €3.6bn of capital

Move will help German group reach 13%-plus return on equity target

Apac reinsurers push for more underwriting risk in new lines

Next April's renewals could be "tough" for Japan's reinsurers, S&P Global Ratings says

Analysis

Legacy life books: targeted approaches to de-risking and optimisation

In the second of two articles, Luca Tres reviews how a targeted risk transfer strategy can help life insurers better manage their legacy books - and looks to the future of legacy life de-risking

Legacy life books: a proactive approach

In the first of two articles, Luca Tres discusses the strategies available to life insurers facing the challenges of high capital intensity and low profitability in their life legacy business

InsuranceERM's top stories of the year

Christopher Cundy, Ronan McCaughey, Sarfraz Thind and Paul Walsh reveal the most-read stories that ran in 2021 and discuss why they will remain relevant in 2022

Apac re/insurers welcome the alternative

Regulators in Asia have been busy creating frameworks for insurers to transfer risk to capital markets investors. Re/insurers are keen to tap this alternative source of capital, if the structures are right. David Walker reports

IRC Americas: Covering all bases and dealing with curveballs

What do chief risk officers (CROs) highlight as their biggest concern? It could be the sheer multitude of risks they have to face, as Ronan McCaughey reports from the Insurance Risk & Capital Americas conference

RVS 2021: Emerging risks start shifting beyond climate and cyber

Re/insurers at this year's virtual Rendez-Vous de Septembre (RVS) event began to take a more holistic view when discussing emerging risks. Paul Walsh reports