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News

Eiopa catalogues insurer failures and near misses

Deficiencies in staff and governance systems seen as the most common causes of trouble at insurers

Allianz Suisse chooses Moody's Analytics ESG

Supports modelling for Swiss Solvency Test

PRA sets out MA concerns and future projects

Letter to chief actuaries says also discusses internal models, stress testing and fundamental spread

UK asks EU for different third-party equivalence regime after Brexit

British government proposes an “enhanced” version due to markets’ interconnectedness

Munich Re defends coal practice

Firm has no threshold for coal underwriting but assesses all risks

Analysis

NN's Jan-Hendrik Erasmus: finding the win-win in insurtech

NN Group has been an eager participant in the insurtech revolution. Chief risk officer and global IT leader Jan-Hendrik Erasmus tells David Walker how the Dutch insurer's tech strategy has evolved

German actuaries tell Eiopa: "Stick to your remit"

DAV vice-president Guido Bader talks to David Walker about how the country's actuaries are concerned by Eiopa's new ideas for Solvency II – and the lack of testing around them

IFRS 17 earnings recognition: challenges, opportunities and innovations

Luca Tres and Adam Robinson discuss IFRS 17 and its earning recognition criteria from a capital markets and insurance practitioner's perspective, and consider the challenges and the opportunities this presents

SFCRs: "We're not sure any policyholders read them"

Insurers say their solvency and financial condition reports (SFCRs) are barely read by customers, so how should they evolve to better suit their audience? Christopher Cundy reports on this and other views and experiences with the public Solvency II document

Raj Singh: from CRO to insurtech investor

Standard Life's former chief risk officer talks to Christopher Cundy about his decision to join the ranks of the insurance disruptors and how his new venture – Kasko2Go – is facing up to the challenge

Emerging risks: cyber still top, environment rising

Max Rudolph discusses the findings of the North American actuarial societies' 11th annual survey of emerging risks with Christopher Cundy