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Generali earns Moody's upgrade despite growing governance risk

Lower exposure to Italian debt cited in rating agency's reasoning

Scor finds economic value of €9bn under IFRS 17

French reinsurer reveals preliminary impacts of new accounting standards

Scor hit with an €80m loss in Q1

The Russia-Ukraine war and natural catastrophes contributed to the loss

German regulator "intensively supervising" 20 life firms

Low yields and high promises the reason, says BaFin chief

UK's SII matching adjustment opened to with-profits and income protection liabilities

Asset eligibility rules also appreciably loosened under proposals

Supervisors should scrutinise track record of private equity acquirers

Eiopa guidance comes in supervisory statement about run-off insurers

Insurance Risk Data swings into action as SFCR deadline looms

2021's solvency and financial condition reports will add to 3m data points already collated

InsuranceERM Americas Awards 2022: entries close this Friday!

The awards celebrate individuals, teams and companies excelling in insurance risk management

Put climate risk in pillar 1 of Solvency II, MEPs told

Econ hearing on regulatory review reignites climate debate

Insurtech weekly: Foxo, Otonomo, The Floow, Xempus, Nuon, Insurely, Counterpart, Pendella, Kin

InsuranceERM rounds up the latest fundraisings and partnerships in the world of insurtech

Just Group closes the chapter on capital turnaround

Chief executive David Richardson says UK life insurer is now focused on growth

Analysis

Sarah Williams cultivates new risk strategy at Guardian Life

Sarah Williams found a new job and a new hobby during the pandemic. Now chief risk officer at Guardian Life - and a keen gardener - she is planning to make both flourish, as she explains Ronan McCaughey

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

C-Ross Phase II: risk-based capital with social characteristics

The overhaul of China's prudential rules has introduced adjustments that allow regulatory influence over how insurers underwrite and invest - with the objective of producing a social good, as David Walker reports

Reinsurance helps unlock the C-Ross puzzle

As risk-based capital regimes such as China's C-Ross are implemented in Asia, insurers will be looking at options for capital management including reinsurance, as Hugo Choi explains to David Walker

Connecting catastrophe with climate

Christopher Cundy talks to Nick Hassam and Thomas Loridan, the founders of Reask, on how their physics-driven catastrophe models are enabling insurers to better understand climate risk

UK Solvency II reforms warmly welcomed by life insurers

The changes would include cuts to the risk margin for life insurers of 60-70%, while capital held by life insurers could be slashed by 15%. Paul Walsh and Cintia Cheong get the market's reaction