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RGA updates equity impact from adopting LDTI

Early US flu season hits the reinsurer's Q4 claims

Abacus Life looks to expand life risk transfers for re/insurers

Leader in US life settlements broadens remit in bid for growth

Farsight Partners targets up to $250m for life ILS fund

UK firm announced partnership with Twelve Capital this week

ILS manager Twelve Capital expands into life business with Farsight Partners

Farsight is led by former Securis chief underwriter Paul Whiting

Open exposure data standards: heading for the big switchover

Oasis's Dickie Whitaker welcomes move by Aon and reinsurers to push the OED standard

US P&C market is capital-constrained in pockets, but not overall

High-risk property and property-cat reinsurance are areas of stress, says Robert Hartwig

Scor replaces CEO Rousseau with Swiss Re's Léger

Another twist in the French reinsurer's succession plan

European insurers call for clarification on sustainable finance framework

Insurance Europe was responding to a call for evidence on greenwashing

UK firms survive 2022 stress tests on average, but some dip below 100% solvency

Some 54 life and non-life entities tested their solvency under extreme scenarios

Build up capital buffers to withstand the climate crisis, insurers told

NGO Finance Watch describes climate risk regulatory measures for banks and insurers as soft

India's RBC plans will benefit bigger insurers, and reinsurance, says Swiss Re

Country is on multi-year path to a risk-based capital framework

Experts cast doubt over Australian reinsurance pool effectiveness

Government's pool aims to contain costs of covering northern properties

Public capital could save UK's Local Government Mutual

Director calls for central government help to kickstart insurance pool

Property reinsurance costs jump 35% in three years in Australia

S&P Global reveals "record pace" of growth, warns of ratings threat

Global insured nat cat losses reached $120bn in 2022

Munich Re said climate change and La Niña were key factors driving the losses

Catalina Re names Andrew Pryde as group CRO

Pryde will initially be based in London before moving to Bermuda permanently in April

Analysis

Looking beyond climate to decipher natcat loss trends

Insured losses from natural catastrophes are on the rise, but research from TigerRisk shows climate factors are driving only a fraction of this increase. Paul Walsh reports

The path to sustainable cyber insurance

The cyber insurance market is growing rapidly, but demand exceeds current capacity and insurers may lose relevance unless they redefine the risk and improve their modelling. Joshua Geer reports

Ledger Investing aims to crack the casualty ILS code

Led by ex-AIG chief risk officers, Ledger Investing is entering the relative unknown in connecting insurance-linked securities (ILS) investors with casualty risks. Paul Walsh reports

RVS Monte Carlo 2022: reinsurers gather amid turbulent backdrop

After a two-year absence, the annual Rendez-Vous de Septembre (RVS) returns to the glitzy surroundings of Monte Carlo during an eventful period for the reinsurance sector. Paul Walsh previews some key talking points

Stress testing reinsurer resilience to reserve shocks

Stuart Shipperlee discusses Litmus Analysis' examination of 35 leading reinsurance carriers to understand their overall resilience to reserve shocks, and notes very significant individual variances

Thinking outside the box on emerging risks

Risk professionals may need to deploy more imagination if they are to address the perils that are currently going undetected. Paul Walsh reports