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CROs issue recommendations on liquidity risk management

CRO Forum paper offers practical advice for setting up a liquidity risk framework

ESG requires coordinated approach from actuarial, risk and investment functions

But functions are impacted in different ways, says Schroders' Ghislain Périssé

FRC begins review into equity-release mortgage accounting

Action follows Prudential Regulation Authority’s reforms on regulatory approach

Chesnara's capital requirements climb after swing in SII equity adjustment

UK life and pensions group also adopts volatility adjustment as markets get choppy

Defunct Prudential-Rothesay Life transfer to prompt annuity re-think

Fitch fears UK court ruling scuppering Prudential-Rothesay Life deal could hit insurers

US P&C investments trump underwriting income in last four years

P&C insurers in the US posted a $27.5bn investment income gain in H1, says AM Best

European insurers question IAIS revised systemic risk plan

Issues are around proportionality and data collection

Share risk management best practice at InsuranceERM's Americas conference

The annual Insurance ERM Americas conference will take place in New York on 16 September.

Sun Life becomes first life insurer to offer a sustainability bond

Canadian insurer to use 10-year debenture notes to finance investments in green and social assets

Argo Group's net income tumbles in Q2

Catastrophe and accident losses hit the Bermuda-based speciality re/insurer

Analysis

Hong Kong approaches transition to risk-based capital

Hong Kong’s long-awaited risk-based capital (RBC) regime is beginning to take shape ahead of its planned implementation in 2022. Paul Walsh reports on the latest developments

Wildfire scores, shake vouchers and robotics: reinsurers reveal tech plans at RVS

Leveraging of technology dominates Rendez-vous de Septembre discussions, as Cintia Cheong reports

Views of enterprise risk management in 2030

Chief risk officers who want to participate in the strategy of their organisations will need to develop their vision for the future of the ERM function. Willis Towers Watson executives share their views on how risk management might evolve

Solvency II's biggest unintended consequences

In part two of a Q&A to accompany the launch of his book on Solvency II, Karel Van Hulle discusses the impact of the directive, and how the insurance sector should prepare for sustainability, Brexit and new technologies

Canopius: looking east and west for growth

This year's deals involving AmTrust and Samsung have given the 16-year-old Lloyd's operation a fresh impetus, as chairman Michael Watson explains to David Walker

Climate risk in the US: time to stand up

Trenchant politics, vested interests, short-term thinking ... tackling climate change in the US is an uphill battle. Washington insurance commissioner Mike Kreidler tells Sarfraz Thind about the difficulties of standing up to the status quo