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Axa revises solvency target to gain capital flexibility

French insurer eyes growth opportunities and more disposals

Aegon seeks simplification with sale of CEE business to VIG

The deal would bolster VIG's position in central Europe

Lloyd's heads into 2021 with 11% more capital

Majority of increase stems from growth in new business and Covid-19 reserve risk

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InsuranceERM UK & Europe 2021 awards open for entries!

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Transition risk to low-carbon economy poses pricing challenge for insurers

Zurich already applies carbon intensity of GDP figures in commercial portfolio

Insurtech weekly: Generali, Hover, Bdeo, Flyreel

A roundup of the latest insurance technology fundraisings and partnerships

Generali ready for more disposals of in-force life portfolios

And a €2.5bn war chest is available for M&A

Insurtech weekly: Ki, Laka, Coherent, Cover Genius, Eloa, Ushur

A round-up of what's been happening with insurance technology start-ups

Analysis

PRT expansion to drive L&G's dividend growth plan

Christopher Cundy reports from Legal & General's (L&G) investor day, where the insurer revealed new targets for its dividend, bulk annuity underwriting and investments

WTW's Rowan Douglas: riding the wave of climate risk awareness

The head of Willis Towers Watson's Climate and Resilience Hub has been on a major hiring spree. He talks to Cintia Cheong about how interest in climate risk has surged and why insurers are demanding advice and analytical tools

A hot take on the UK's Solvency II call for evidence

Christopher Cundy analyses what the British government is considering changing about its implementation of Solvency II, and what the implications might be for insurers and other stakeholders

Prudential Financial's Nick Silitch: running his own version of risk

The chief risk officer of the largest US life insurer talks to Sarfraz Thind about how he shaped his role and the risk function, and reveals the impact of the pandemic on the group

Taking a new direction in life

China Taiping Insurance Singapore, a long-established non-life insurer, has taken the rare step of diversifying into life business. David Walker talks to the man leading the move, Lance Tay

How actuaries can make a difference on climate risk

Actuaries can play important roles in helping to address the challenges of climate-related risks, according to the International Actuarial Association. Ronan McCaughey reports