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News

Motor risk transferred in innovative ILS deal

US passenger auto portfolio securitised by Ledger Capital Markets, bought by AlphaCat Managers

Nat cats cost German reinsurers in 2017

Regulator BaFin details statistical performance for 29 reinsurers in Germany

Insurers expected to disclose how they address climate risks

EC publishes first report on climate-related information

Global reinsurance capital dips 2% in Q3 2018

Aon outlook says excess reinsurance capacity continues to exist

Abir appoints chair for 2019-20

Axis Capital president and CEO replaces RenRe's Kevin O'Donnell

Analysis

Eric Cioppa, the regulator's regulator

Maine's superintendent of insurance has taken on the mantle of NAIC president for 2019. He talks to Sarfraz Thind about regulatory priorities and how he will marshal the 50 states to reach a common view

Solvency II: what reforms can we expect?

Christopher Cundy examines what will change with the two scheduled reviews of Solvency II and the other issues set to influence the EU's landmark insurance legislation

US-EU covered agreement: a rocky road to implementation

US regulators have raised the ire of their European counterparts with their implementation of the covered agreement for reinsurance collateral negotiated last year. With no resolution in sight, states risk provoking a pre-emption of the law which could see the federal government taking control. US editor Sarfraz Thind reports

US flood insurance: bridging the political chasm

Hurricanes Michael and Florence have again drawn attention to the issue of underinsurance of flood risk in the US. The industry says regulators are stymieing the market, and reforms are stuck in a political logjam. InsuranceERM's US editor Sarfraz Thind reports

Efrag makes preliminary call on IFRS 17 issues and timeline

The EU accounting standards advisory body has acknowledged the "very challenging" implementation timelines for IFRS 17 and shared its thoughts on other potential problems with the incoming standard for insurance contracts. Cintia Cheong and Christopher Cundy report

Finding a role for insurance in a technology-driven economy

In the second article in his series on intangible asset risk, Tim Freestone explores why the growth in intellectual property and patent risks has not been matched by a corresponding growth in insurance