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Insurers wrestle with biodiversity measurement and insurable interest

French reinsurer Scor details steps towards managing ecosystem risks

Swiss Re selling remaining stake in Phoenix

Holding was a remnant from sale of ReAssure

Eiopa stress tests push nine EU insurers below solvency threshold

But all firms would be able to meet policyholder promises in stressed scenario

Generali eyes €1.5bn SCR reduction through life book optimisation

Italian group launches its first share buyback in 15 years

UK will lag behind EU unless Solvency II reform gets radical

The ABI's outgoing Huw Evans, shared his thoughts on Brexit, Solvency II and green investment

InsuranceERM UK & Europe 2022 awards - last day for entries!

The deadline for award entries is today

Arch and Fidelis adopt WTW's climate accreditation framework

Announcement comes after Scor and Liberty supported the framework

IAIS identifies low yields and private equity ownership as macroprudential themes

Credit risk and cyber risk also identified in Global Insurance Market Report

Examine climate model results holistically, insurers told

Experts at InsuranceERM's virtual conference share best practice

UK regulator hints at additional MA reforms

A broadening of asset and liability eligibility is under consideration

Moody's Analytics launches ALM offering

RiskIntegrity Investment Insight combines group's data and modelling capabilities

Net-zero data may be imperfect, but time is tight

Panellists Insurance Risk & Capital EMEA conference will discuss ESG data and analytics

Risk transfer platform secures $15m to fund expansion

Israel-headquartered Vesttoo uses AI in risk-transfer process

InsuranceERM UK & Europe 2022 awards - entries are open!

The deadline for award entries is Friday 10 December

Ten steps on how to win an InsuranceERM Award

Deadline for entries is Friday 10 December

IASB expands scope for IFRS 17/9 fix

A proposal to offer relief was consulted on earlier this year

Analysis

InsuranceERM's top stories of the year

Christopher Cundy, Ronan McCaughey, Sarfraz Thind and Paul Walsh reveal the most-read stories that ran in 2021 and discuss why they will remain relevant in 2022

Apac re/insurers welcome the alternative

Regulators in Asia have been busy creating frameworks for insurers to transfer risk to capital markets investors. Re/insurers are keen to tap this alternative source of capital, if the structures are right. David Walker reports

Riding the inflation wave

Inflation has been rising throughout 2021 driven by the economic recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic, surging energy prices and global supply chain disruption. Ronan McCaughey asks how insurers are dealing with the risk

German actuaries review the Review of Solvency II

Dissecting documents with a fine-tooth comb is natural for actuaries. After applying one to the European Commission's proposals for Solvency II reform, German Association of Actuaries board member Frank Schiller spoke to David Walker

Eiopa's Petra Hielkema: stress tests and Orsas are good for climate risk management

The chair of the EU's insurance authority talks to Christopher Cundy about the supervision of sustainability issues and explains why the own risk and solvency assessment (Orsa) and stress testing are the most important tools, right now

Rising expectations: how supervisors are acting on climate change

Anna Sweeney explains how global supervisors are collaborating in order to help insurers grasp the implications of climate change - and improve the sector's response to the risk