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News

InsuranceERM survey: CROs take the lead on climate risk management

Survey of UK insurers reveal roles responsible for financial risks arising from climate change

Singapore insurers face environmental risk management guidelines

Monetary Authority of Singapore will publish a consultation paper in Q1 2020.

InsuranceERM Awards 2020 - Entries are now open!

Deadline for entry into 38 categories is Friday 13 December 2019

Manulife net income down 54% on investment falls and charges

Blamed on issues including drop in alternative long-duration assets

Munich Re set to beat 2019 full year profit target after Q3 increase

But the reinsurer suffered large losses from hurricane Dorian and typhoon Faxai

More insurance CEOs look to Ireland post-Brexit

Key findings from 2019 PwC – Insurance Ireland CEO Survey

Berkshire Hathaway hit by rising auto losses

Geico earnings down as investments soar

Scrutinise insurers' liquidity risk, IMF tells French regulator

Analysis of a sample of SFCRs found no quantitative measures to address liquidity risk

Chinese life insurers face economic challenges

Moody’s said the challenges will include slowing economic growth and lower interest rates

Banque de France reveals priorities under Solvency II review

Governor François Villeroy de Galhau also tells insurers to reduce rates to policyholders and to diversify

Analysis

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

Eiopa proposes extensive reforms for Solvency II 2020 review

Over 878 pages, the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority has put forward dozens of important reforms to the EU’s solvency regime. Christopher Cundy summarises the main issues and shares his opinion on the potential impacts

What's on the horizon for Bermuda's re/insurance market

Deloitte’s Gokul Sudarsana talks to Christopher Cundy about his thoughts on some of the trends and challenges that face Bermuda's insurance market

How insurers are thinking about sustainability - part 2

In the second part of this two-part feature, Christopher Cundy and Paul Walsh ask seven primary insurers about their approach to climate change, who has responsibility for sustainability and how to measure improvements