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News

Eiopa sets out sustainability reporting indicators for insurers

Two key performance indicators suggested for use in EU's green reporting rules

Sampo's plan to divest Nordea will trigger capital management changes

Market risk will be dramatically reduced, says CFO

German life firms risk capital inadequacy when transitionals expire

BaFin's Frank Grund predicts more insurers to face "intensive supervision" as result of Covid-19

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Hong Kong insurers seek changes to matching adjustment proposals

Eligibility rules more complicated than Solvency II's MA, say investment chiefs

Generali promotes Giancarlo Fancel to group CRO

Frederic de Courtois departs as part of major management shake-up

Gjensidige downplays further Covid-19 operational risk

CEO Helge Leiro Baastad said operations were essentiality back to normal

Just Group "stronger and safer" after de-risking moves

UK life insurer completes a third NNEG hedge and sells equity-release mortgages

Lloyd's: Hold us accountable for our ESG ambitions

The insurance market responds to climate change campaigner's argument

Analysis

Matching adjustment becomes a battleground in UK's Solvency II consultation

Respondents to the UK's consultation on the future of Solvency II have taken starkly opposing positions on the matching adjustment, with some arguing for liberalisation and others for scrapping it. Christopher Cundy reports

"Responsible underwriting will become the norm"

Renaud Guidée, group chief risk officer at Axa, is spearheading the launch of a net-zero underwriting alliance, an industry initiative to tackle climate change through underwriting. He tells Cintia Cheong why it's needed and explains the challenges ahead

Gabriel Bernardino on four important Solvency II reforms

The chair of the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority talks to Christopher Cundy about the main proposals to amend Solvency II and what they hope to achieve

ICS capital calculations: onerous, uncertain, but growing in relevance

The global Insurance Capital Standard (ICS) requires yet more modelling work for insurers and some of its rules for calculating capital are vague. It's currently a low priority for insurers and investors, but UK firms in particular should watch closely. Christopher Cundy reports

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