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News

QBE boosts risk margin after UK BI judgement

The outcome left the insurer with less headroom to cover Australian BI claims

Convex raises $500m of fresh capital from Sixth Street

Injection from Sixth Street takes total raised since launch beyond $3bn

Casualty risk mitigation needs a forward-looking view

Liability risk modeller Praedicat responds to PRA's focus on this area and Dear CRO letter

Lloyd's: Hold us accountable for our ESG ambitions

The insurance market responds to climate change campaigner's argument

QBE surprises itself in reinsurance negotiations

S&P emphasises Australia's worth to global reinsurers

IAG to take A$1.2bn hit for business interruption claims

Australian firm reports "modest increase" in reinsurance pricing

Reinsurers reverse negative trends to boost capital

Willis Re says reinsurers have largely overcome challenges posed by the Covid-19 pandemic

Pretty Sagoo: the pandemic is at the forefront of minds

Pretty Sagoo, head of new business & pensions at Athora, answers InsuranceERM's new year questions

Japan's reinsurance equivalence with EU to expire at year-end

Plans to reform Japanese solvency regime delayed by Insurance Capital Standard

Julia Chu: the pandemic taught us that everything can be correlated

Julia Chu, chief risk officer at Markel Corporation, answers InsuranceERM's new year questions

Analysis

Covid-19 claims fall short of forecasts... so far

Cintia Cheong investigates why claims related to the pandemic have failed to live up to forecasts in the early part of this year

The cloud is a silver lining amid Covid-19

Covid-19 has put to bed any doubts about the use of cloud technology for risk and capital management. The pandemic will also drive more sophisticated risk modelling, as Ronan McCaughey discusses in his review of key trends in the risk software markets

Value creation analysis finds an "enormous gap" between best and worst insurers

BCG's analysis of value creation by insurers has found a massive gap between companies, much more so than in other industries. And the challenges posed by Covid-19 are putting extra pressure on the worst performers to respond. Christopher Cundy reports

The heat is on for climate risk modelling

It is time for catastrophe risk model developers to go beyond a piecemeal approach to addressing climate change, argues Jayanta Guin

"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