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News

User guide to climate-related financial disclosures launched

Collaboration between IFoA and the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment

KKR's acquisition of Global Atlantic marks another PE-backed US life deal

Private equity group will manage insurer's $70bn of assets

Major storms drive 10-fold rise in claims for Flood Re

Flood Re has also highlighted the global challenge of climate change

Covid-19 payment holidays may be OK for matching adjustment portfolios

UK regulator clarifies interpretations of MA rules during coronavirus crisis

CNP Assurances plans to exit thermal coal by 2030 in EU

French insurer will fully divest from coal by 2040

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Low interest rates exert pressure on European P&C insurers

Persistently low yields will erode the investment returns of P&C insurers, warns Moody's

Insurance Risk Data publishes Covid-19 investment impact report

It reveals the results of nearly 2,000 investment-related stress tests conducted by insurers

California proposes insurers' diversity efforts include investments

Commissioner Ricardo Lara launches the "Invest in Our Diverse Communities" initiative

UK bulk annuity volumes dropping back to 2018 levels

LCP predicts £20bn-25bn of transactions this year after bumper 2019

Analysis

AIG Life's playbook for Covid-19

Ruth Middleton, AIG Life's chief risk officer, and Debbie Bolton, chief underwriter and head of customer operations at the UK life insurer, tell Ronan McCaughey how the provider has adapted to Covid-19 and reveal their post-pandemic outlook

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

How Covid-19 is changing the UK's prudential supervision

At a recent webinar organised by the Association of British Insurers, experts discussed what Covid-19 and Brexit might mean for the future direction of UK prudential regulation. Cintia Cheong reports

Market crash raises questions on matching adjustment benefit

The question of whether the Solvency II matching adjustment (MA) provides an appropriate benefit to insurers has returned to the fore in pandemic-hit markets. Christopher Cundy reports

Argo Group's risk system lights a way through Covid-19

Alex Hindson, chief risk officer of Argo Group, explains how the Bermuda-headquartered insurer is addressing the operational, investment and underwriting risks caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. Interview by Ronan McCaughey

Generali Switzerland's three-phase approach to coping with Covid-19

Giselle Lim, chief risk officer at Generali Switzerland, describes how the insurer is responding to the operational, capital markets and communication challenges posed by the coronavirus pandemic