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News

China Life expects net profit to rocket in 2019

Investment returns have driven the surge

Bank of England publishes 2020 Libor transition plan

Sterling Libor will "cease to exist" after 2021

London underwriters target climate change and cyber warfare risks

IUA says the business challenges facing companies are evolving

Utmost Life and Pensions completes Equitable Life transfer

The Equitable Life business transferred to ULP under a Part VII transfer

Law change to give major boost to French life firms' solvency

Profit-sharing reserves in guaranteed products will be eligible as solvency capital

Eiopa investigation finds estimate of illiquidity in insurer liabilities

Major report also considers asset illiquidity for EEA insurers

Reports: UK regulator monitors equity release sector

The UK watchdog is working with firms to increase its understanding of the later life market

Liberty Mutual announces coal ban and first sustainability officer

Comes after sustained pressure from US lobby groups on insurer's coal policy

AIG confident of 2019 underwriting profit as rate headwinds continue

CEO Duperreault talks legacy business, social inflation and underwriting at GS conference

UK court approves Equitable Life transfer, dismisses Solvency II MA claim

Utmost Life & Pensions cleared to acquire Equitable's legacy contracts

Analysis

China's coronavirus outbreak could hit insurers severely

Insurance experts talk to Ronan McCaughey about the mortality, operational and economic losses the deadly virus poses for the re/insurance industry

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

Writing a new chapter for Equitable Life

Feryal Nadeem started her career at Equitable Life during its financial crisis. Twenty years later she is chief risk officer at the provider that will finally resolve the UK mutual insurer for policyholders, as she explains to Ronan McCaughey

Insurance ERM Americas: The risk trends keeping US CROs awake at night

US re/insurance chief risk officers reveal the risks that most concern them, changing risk tolerances in the industry and strategies for dealing with emerging threats. Ronan McCaughey reports from InsuranceERM's New York conference

ICS 2.0: comparability is the hot topic at IAIS Abu Dhabi meeting

A decision on comparability of solvency regimes at the International Association of Insurance Supervisors meeting next month will determine the future of the Insurance Capital Standard. Paul Walsh reports

Eiopa proposes extensive reforms for Solvency II 2020 review

Over 878 pages, the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority has put forward dozens of important reforms to the EU’s solvency regime. Christopher Cundy summarises the main issues and shares his opinion on the potential impacts