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News

Hannover Re commits to net-zero underwriting

German reinsurer is one of five new net-zero insurance alliance members

Swiss Re puts its Europe flood bill at $520m

GDV preparing blueprint to increase natcat property cover

Allianz's group Solvency II ratio to benefit from life reinsurance deal

The transaction de-risks 80% of Allianz Suisse's traditional individual life business

China Re issues typhoon-linked ILS in Hong Kong

Regulators are pushing for more from mainland re/insurers

CBIRC urges more cat bond issuance in Hong Kong

Mainland insurers ceding little catastrophe risk as claims costs rise

People moves: SiriusPoint, MS Amlin, FMG, Wefox, MSCI

InsuranceERM rounds up the latest risk-related people moves in the insurance industry

Insurance Risk & Capital Americas virtual conference continues today

Three tracks will examine the risk, investment and ESG factors impacting insurers

Insurance "might disappear and be part of a bigger package"

Scor CEO outlines trend towards embedded insurance

UK remains hopeful of post-Brexit insurance regulation and innovation benefits

MPs quizzed insurance executives about Solvency II, reinsurance and innovation

Catastrophe loss ratios are likely to exceed budgets

Jefferies says year-to-date losses appear to be 15% above the long-term average

Analysis

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

UK's PRT market set to soar after quiet H1

Pension risk transfer (PRT) activity in the UK was subdued during the first half of this year, but insurance experts tell Ronan McCaughey they expect an incredibly busy H2

Africa Specialty Risks aims for a continental shift

Christopher Cundy talks to co-founders Mikir Shah and Bryan Howett about how and why they established an Africa-focused reinsurer in the midst of a pandemic, and their ambition to make an impression in the diverse continent

The beacon for CCR's risk management

Jérôme Isenbart, group chief risk officer for France's public reinsurer Caisse Centrale de Réassurance, explains to Ronan McCaughey the organisation's approach to risk management and lessons to be learnt from the Covid-19 pandemic

The alternative in life

Luca Tres has been a pioneer in the development of the life ILS markets. As he begins a new role at Guy Carpenter, he talks to Christopher Cundy about the past and future at the intersection of re/insurance and capital markets