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News

PIC to raise £750m as pension risk transfer market booms

Additional capital will support business growth in 2020

China Life expects net profit to rocket in 2019

Investment returns have driven the surge

Bank of England publishes 2020 Libor transition plan

Sterling Libor will "cease to exist" after 2021

London underwriters target climate change and cyber warfare risks

IUA says the business challenges facing companies are evolving

Utmost Life and Pensions completes Equitable Life transfer

The Equitable Life business transferred to ULP under a Part VII transfer

Malaysian insurers asked to report climate data

Regulator helps firms assess activities that could meet climate change objectives

Private equity in Bermuda - who owns which insurer?

PE investment into Bermuda's re/insurance industry continued in 2019

Law change to give major boost to French life firms' solvency

Profit-sharing reserves in guaranteed products will be eligible as solvency capital

The Hartford to restrict coal and tar sands business

Becomes 19th insurer globally to announce a coal investment and underwriting policy

Poor weather hits QBE North America crop cover

Insurer forewarns overshooting target net COR range for total business in 2019

Analysis

China's coronavirus outbreak could hit insurers severely

Insurance experts talk to Ronan McCaughey about the mortality, operational and economic losses the deadly virus poses for the re/insurance industry

Eiopa's Gabriel Bernardino: climate disclosures will become mandatory

Gabriel Bernardino, chair of the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (Eiopa) joined InsuranceERM's Insurance Risk and Capital EMEA conference earlier this month. In a Q&A with Christopher Cundy, he answered questions about climate change, the Solvency II review and conduct risk

Writing a new chapter for Equitable Life

Feryal Nadeem started her career at Equitable Life during its financial crisis. Twenty years later she is chief risk officer at the provider that will finally resolve the UK mutual insurer for policyholders, as she explains to Ronan McCaughey

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

ICS 2.0: comparability is the hot topic at IAIS Abu Dhabi meeting

A decision on comparability of solvency regimes at the International Association of Insurance Supervisors meeting next month will determine the future of the Insurance Capital Standard. Paul Walsh reports

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