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News

Pool Re launches terrorism risk knowledge hub

Pool Re Solutions has been created to support member insurers and their policyholders

City to investigate "alternative cover" to plug earthquake protection gap

Officials in Wellington, New Zealand say most homes are underinsured

InsuranceERM Awards 2020 - Entries are now open!

Deadline for entry into 38 categories is Friday 13 December 2019

Axa XL reports €420m Q3 nat cat loss

Pricing on renewals for Axa XL improved for both insurance and reinsurance

Climate change could "reduce the universe of insurable risks"

Scor’s chief risk officer for P&C Americas warns climate risk poses an accumulation challenge

Swiss Re shelves second share buy-back plan

Nat cats, Thomas Cook liquidation and Ethiopian Airlines crash impacted Swiss Re’s non-life results

Nat cat data and analytics platform planned for Asian insurers

Roundup from the Singapore International Reinsurance Conference

PCS to launch speciality lines loss index

The loss index will cover events of at least $500m on a worldwide basis

PCS extends loss indices to Asia Pacific

The expansion builds on PCS’s existing offerings in Japan

Travelers posts Q3 underwriting loss amid asbestos fear

Insurer faces “challenging tort environment” on asbestos claims,shares fall

Analysis

Insurance ERM Americas: The risk trends keeping US CROs awake at night

US re/insurance chief risk officers reveal the risks that most concern them, changing risk tolerances in the industry and strategies for dealing with emerging threats. Ronan McCaughey reports from InsuranceERM's New York conference

IFRS 17: what insurers dislike from the final consultation

The treatment of reinsurance accounting under IFRS 17 appears to be the most consistent complaint from re/insurers, but deciding when the standard should take effect continues to generate disagreements among stakeholders. Cintia Cheong reports

The technology trends in risk and capital management

As re/insurers look to implement IFRS 17, manage cyber risk and drive modelling efficiencies, software vendors are gearing up to respond. Cloud and process automation solutions also figure highly in this year's InsuranceERM Technology Guide, introduced by Ronan McCaughey

Insurance ERM Americas: Predictive analytics, AI and the risk function

Forget the hype. Insurers see the real promise for predictive analytics and artificial intelligence in helping them sharpen their business priorities and spot risks faster. Ronan McCaughey reports from last month’s Insurance ERM Americas conference.

What's on the horizon for Bermuda's re/insurance market

Deloitte’s Gokul Sudarsana talks to Christopher Cundy about his thoughts on some of the trends and challenges that face Bermuda's insurance market

Swiss Re's Eric Schuh: reinsurers are disproportionately exposed to cyber risk market

The global head of P&C solutions at Swiss Re tells Cintia Cheong about the company's approach to the cyber market and its insurtech strategy