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Aviva expert urges clarity on climate risk accountability

Finn Clawson spoke on the issue during Willis Towers Watson's climate risk summit

European Commission, regulators and insurers clash over Solvency II review

DAV conference finds diverging opinions on underwriters' social role

Eiopa to study impact of management actions in 2021 stress test

European authority asks 44 insurers to report consequences of "prolonged Covid" scenario

Private equity buyers remain charmed by insurance sector

Investors are driving significant interest in M&A deals, says FTI Consulting

COMMENT: Explaining the Bowles bombshell

Sharon Bowles said IFRS 17 "cannot be proper accounting" but there are a lot who disagree, as Christopher Cundy discusses

PRA hints at climate-conscious element to Solvency II MA

UK regulator reiterates commitments to matching adjustment concept

Pacific Life Re broadens out into funded reinsurance market

The reinsurer's chief executive Dave Howell described the expansion as a natural next step

Insurance Europe proposes improvements to sustainability reporting indicators

The trade body advocates ways to make the indicators consistent and work in practice

Low interest rates to spur continued life insurance divestment

PE companies profiting from less accounting sensitivity, says Moody's

Analysis

Mosaic: building it piece by piece

Mitch Blaser has spent a half century in the Bermudian insurance industry. Now he has returned with Mosaic, a specialty insurer that may just sate his appetite for new ventures. He talks to Sarfraz Thind about what brought him back

Aviva's Ben Luckett: risk management is where some of the most exciting technologies reside

Ben Luckett was named Aviva's chief innovation officer in January with a remit to propel the firm's digital development. He explains to Paul Walsh how its tech strategy has evolved and what's in store for risk management

MS Amlin AG's Catherine Farnworth: Covid-19 has increased the visibility of the risk team

The chief risk officer of MS Amlin's reinsurance business talks to Paul Walsh about how 2020's events have shaped strategy and how the status of the risk management function has evolved.

Bermuda's finance minister: insurance business helped us survive Covid-19

Minister of Finance Curtis Dickinson sat down with Sarfraz Thind to give his views on the state of the island's re/insurance business, the continued dangers of the pandemic and what the government is doing to foster growth

Bermuda begins to move on climate

The regulator's inaugural climate change survey has found the island's insurers could be doing much more to address the issues associated with global warming. But insurers certainly seem interested in making progress, as Sarfraz Thind reports

How NFU Mutual built an award-winning risk team

NFU Mutual won risk team of the year in InsuranceERM's UK & Europe 2021 awards. The provider's risk director and chief risk officer Iain Baker shares the mutual insurer's pro-active strategy and steps to success with Ronan McCaughey