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GIC Re recommended to run India's pandemic risk pool

A working group of Indian re/insurers details how a public-private pooling initiative would work

Libor transition: what you need to know

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InsuranceERM's Technology Guide 2020-21 is launched and ready to use

The directory covers over 100 products used by insurers for risk, capital and asset management

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The virtual event is free for insurers and will be held on 22-23 of September

COMMENT: Internal model change makes a comeback

Lloyd's has an internal model, so why did it have to introduce a capital add-on? Christopher Cundy finds the answer lies in the complexities of the internal model change process

Biltir to hold virtual Bermuda conference

The physical life and annuity conference was initially cancelled due to Covid-19

Helvetia abandons IT project at cost of CHF 40m

Swiss insurer expect H1 loss from write-off and Covid-19 impact

Insurance Risk Data adds reports from Swiss and Bermudian insurers

The database features European insurers' financial and regulatory filings, including Lloyd's syndicates

Just Group's pre-tax profit more than doubles in H1

Investment and economic profits led to the increase

Hannover Re registers €402m H1 profit despite Covid-19

The reinsurer strengthened its reserves due to uncertainty from the pandemic

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 Future of Insurance: no future for guaranteed products?

Covid-19 has heightened the threat of a low-for-long interest rate environment and is adding to doubts around the future for life insurance products with guarantees, as Paul Walsh reports

Equality in insurance: what actions beyond the words?

The US insurance sector was quick to state its support for black lives after George Floyd's death resonated across communities worldwide. It has a questionable history of action on racial inequality, but are things about to change? Sarfraz Thind reports

Covid-19's consequences for solvency, stress and scenario testing

What lessons have been learned from the solvency risks created by the pandemic? Three experts discuss with Christopher Cundy the reactions from insurers and supervisors, and the implications for future regulation

AIG Life's playbook for Covid-19

Ruth Middleton, AIG Life's chief risk officer, and Debbie Bolton, chief underwriter and head of customer operations at the UK life insurer, tell Ronan McCaughey how the provider has adapted to Covid-19 and reveal their post-pandemic outlook

Is a Pandemic Re the answer in a post-Covid-19 world?

Experts have debated the need for a pandemic insurance risk backstop, what it should cover and how it should be funded. Ronan McCaughey reports from the latest of InsuranceERM's Covid-19 webinar series