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Insurers warned: 'don't expect governments to defend you from cyber-attacks'

Speaking at the Insurance Risk & Capital EMEA conference,General Sir Richard Barrons spelt out emerging war risks

Germany's Caritas mulls curbing pension guarantees

The Pensionkasse is also changing senior managers

New AMP boss set on M&A with Resolution Life

"Robust process" led to Australian life unit M&A, new CEO says

Communication skills key to the risk skill-set of the future

Risk teams of the future must be able to “tell a story” say CRO panellists at Insurance Risk & Capital EMEA conference

CROs stress risk function's role in supporting growth and innovation

Panellists share their views at yesterday's Insurance Risk & Capital EMEA conference in London

Analysis

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

The chair of Europe's insurance authority was interviewed by Christopher Cundy at this week's 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

Turning data into a differentiator

Swiss Re Institute's head of insurance risk research, Dan Ryan, tells Ronan McCaughey how insurers can turn the wealth of data they currently hold into valuable insights, and an opportunity to differentiate themselves from their competitors

Ten years old today

Peter Field reflects on a decade of publishing a title that has its roots in Solvency II but has broadened its coverage to all aspects of risk management in insurance companies worldwide

Why virtual reality tech could be a game changer for insurance

'The future is bright for insurance, the future is virtual'. That was the optimistic sentiment at a recent Lloyd's event to demonstrate the exciting possibilities for virtual, augmented reality and mixed reality technologies in the insurance industry. Ronan McCaughey explains

Climate risk management: the heat is on

Managing financial risks from climate change is becoming an important issue for insurers. Ronan McCaughey speaks to firms about the tools they use to gauge climate risk - and how they plan to deal with this major global challenge

Insurers far from being family and diversity-friendly organisations

Panellists at last week's Dive In festival said they were encouraged by the insurance industry's willingness to improve policies on work-life balance and diversity, but warned there is still a long way to go. Ronan McCaughey reports