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Re/insurers may "lose relevance" if cyber cover demand is not met

Munich Re's chief cyber underwriter Jürgen Reinhart said re/insurers must create sustainable growth conditions

Insurance Risk & Capital Americas conference starts today

The in-person conference is being held at etc.venues in New York.

Fidelis extends sustainable underwriting rules

"We don't have all the answers, but we need to start taking action," says Bermudian re/insurer

PRA steps up oversight of funded reinsurance for annuity firms

UK regulator warns life insurers about concentration risks

Increasing climate costs prompting higher premiums, says DBRS Morningstar

The rating agency reminded insurers to look at the full picture of climate risk

Harness insurers' expertise in public risk pools, says ex-Pool Re chief

At RVS 2022, Julian Enoizi said public-private pools should be formed "pre-disaster"

Cyber market could be as big as property by 2040, says Swiss Re underwriting chief

During RVS 2022, Thierry Léger said the market may well become a "significant risk pool"

US life and annuity net income rose over 60% in H1

But AM Best noted the sector's pre-tax net operating gain fell by 18% year on year

Swiss Re lays out criteria for expanding cyber market share

At RVS 2022, Gianfranco Lot said the firm would retain its "underweight" share

Munich Re calls for more clarity on sustainable underwriting standards

At RVS 2022, Torsten Jeworrek said lack of standards was proving to be a concern

Scor CEO: IFRS 17 will force us into improving value explanation

During RVS 2022, Laurent Rousseau warned to expect more volatility in financial metrics

RVS 2022: Reinsurers hold limited options to address inflation crisis

InsuranceERM reports from Monte Carlo's Rendez-Vous de Septembre

Reinsurers to perform better than direct writers

Inflationary pressures to hit direct writers the hardest, say rating agencies

Aon forms STG team to combine risk software with consulting

The group will initially focus on P&C and life insurers

Ageas to open internal reinsurer to third-party clients

Belgian insurer sees benefits from greater diversification

Analysis

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

ALM and capital management under Hong Kong's RBC

Richard Chan, Hong Kong chief investment officer and Asia head of ALM at Axa, discusses Hong Kong's forthcoming risk-based capital regime and how insurers will respond

Insurers' hidden risk from reinsurance recaptures: the perspective of UK annuity writers

Mudi Ugono and Brad Ashton discuss the findings from a working party on how a reinsurer default could affect insurer balance sheets - and how the management of this risk could be improved

Insurers happy with UK's Solvency II plans, but capital savings remain uncertain

The government has grabbed positive headlines with its proposals to reform Solvency II, but the industry is cautious about the how they will pan out. Cintia Cheong reports