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Pacific Life Re recruits Richard Purcell from Hymans Robertson

Purcell will help to manage and grow the reinsurer's UK and Irish protection market business

Extent of Lloyd's syndicates' underwriting losses revealed

Munich Re's syndicate-in-a-box scores 380% first year combined ratio

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Apra proposes limiting use of offshore life reinsurance

The Australian watchdog argues offshore reinsurers reduce regulatory visibility

Athora escapes material impact from Covid-19

The Bermuda-headquartered consolidator of life businesses is open to more acquisitions

Low rates to fuel further insurance divestment, says Resolution Re CEO

European market likely to create opportunities for reinsurers

Lloyd's must achieve underwriting profitability in 2021, says CEO

John Neal describes "once in a generation" trading conditions

Australia's flood insurance bill reaches A$470m

IAG set to overstep annual natural perils budget again

Tax reform on the table for Bermuda's re/insurance business

Government considering corporate tax shift as island faces further blacklisting

Analysis

Bermuda's finance minister: insurance business helped us survive Covid-19

Minister of Finance Curtis Dickinson sat down with Sarfraz Thind to give his views on the state of the island's re/insurance business, the continued dangers of the pandemic and what the government is doing to foster growth

Reinsurance could potentially offer IFRS 17 profit mutualisation

Alexandre Tzenev, managing director for financial solutions EMEA at Scor, tells Cintia Cheong how reinsurance can offset the impact of onerous contracts under IFRS 17

Governments win in Covid-19 trade credit reinsurance programmes

Governments have profited from the support they offered trade credit insurers during the Covid-19 pandemic. Insurers say they have no regrets, but are looking forward to the end of state aid. David Walker reports

Bermuda begins to move on climate

The regulator's inaugural climate change survey has found the island's insurers could be doing much more to address the issues associated with global warming. But insurers certainly seem interested in making progress, as Sarfraz Thind reports

Conduit Re: starting up in shutdown

Bermuda's fledgling reinsurer, Conduit Re, raised a staggering $1bn in the midst of the pandemic and has readied itself to enter the market this year. Sarfraz Thind speaks to CRO Andrew Smith about how a slick little insurer got off the ground

Mitiga Solutions makes the first volcano cat bond flow

The chief executive and catastrophe modelling lead at the Barcelona-headquartered risk manager tell Ronan McCaughey how the provider is helping to make history - and the importance of supercomputing in risk management