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Axis Capital Q2 income down nearly one-third from 2019

Suffers no losses from Covid-19 in second quarter

Supervisors should step up Libor transition work, IAIS warns

A number of financial institutions are yet to start transition, research finds

KKR's acquisition of Global Atlantic marks another PE-backed US life deal

Private equity group will manage insurer's $70bn of assets

Insurance Risk Data publishes Covid-19 investment impact report

It reveals the results of nearly 2,000 investment-related stress tests conducted by insurers

Generali to snap up 24% stake in Italy's Cattolica

The insurers have also agreed a strategic partnership covering four business areas

New whitepaper examines insurance asset management in light of Covid-19

Insurance Risk Data publishes analytical whitepaper on how CIO/asset manager relationships have changed

Online actuarial comedy club to launch

The free event aims to raise money for the Mental Health Foundation

Aviva profits rise 6% as cost-cutting bears fruit

Last year for major longevity reserve releases

South Korea's regulatory change likely to boost insurers' solvency

Co-insurance will also bring opportunities to reinsurers, says AM Best

Analysis

The cloud is a silver lining amid Covid-19

Covid-19 has put to bed any doubts about the use of cloud technology for risk and capital management. The pandemic will also drive more sophisticated risk modelling, as Ronan McCaughey discusses in his review of key trends in the risk software markets

The insurance industry's climate change leaders

Christopher Cundy introduces InsuranceERM's list of the people leading and shaping the insurance sector's response to climate change

Eiopa's Gabriel Bernardino: climate disclosures will become mandatory

Gabriel Bernardino, chair of the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (Eiopa) joined InsuranceERM's Insurance Risk and Capital EMEA conference earlier this month. In a Q&A with Christopher Cundy, he answered questions about climate change, the Solvency II review and conduct risk

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

Comment: on the Solvency II matching adjustment and credit risk capital

Craig Turnbull argues whether the matching adjustment results in EU life insurers holding a prudent amount of capital to support the long-term credit default risk in their fixed income portfolios

Eiopa's Gabriel Bernardino talks Brexit, Solvency II and sustainability

The chair of Europe's insurance authority was interviewed by Christopher Cundy at the recent Insurance Risk & Capital EMEA conference. In this Q&A he discusses priorities for the year ahead and how Eiopa's powers are likely to grow