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German insurance chief hits out at blanket ban on dividends

The GDV's Jörg Asmussen also enthused about the idea of a European pandemic risk pool

IFoA sticks with full AAE membership, at reduced fee

Agreement on mutual recognition of actuarial qualifications to expire at year-end

Covid-19 has changed actuarial training for good

SOA's president says full face-to-face development will not return until 2022

Three pension insurer CEOs join ABI board

Tracy Blackwell, Addy Loudiadis and Andy Curran are the appointees

Australian life insurers get new code of conduct

Financial Services Council will submit revised code to regulator

Australian insurers urge government to accept bushfire recommendations

Insurers paid A$5.94bn for 2019/20 natural disasters in Australia

US bipartisan bill aims to reform NFIP

Bill argues for National Flood Insurance Program to be put on "stronger financial footing"

Expect insurers to integrate climate change in Orsa, IAIS tells supervisors

IAIS launches consultation on supervision of insurers' climate-related risks

Kuvare Life Re's Kevin Hovi joins Biltir board

Biltir chair Sylvia Oliveira said Hovi's Bermuda experience makes him an asset

Analysis

Solvency II interest rate risk: a floor to cure the flaw

Eiopa's stakeholder group has proposed an alternative solution to what it sees as a flawed proposal to reform the interest rate risk module. Christopher Cundy reports

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

"Wrong tone" casts insurers as Covid-19 villains

Insurance and communication experts debated the reputation of insurance after the Covid-19 pandemic in InsuranceERM's latest webinar. Many achievements were highlighted, but a lack of empathy was a key criticism. Ronan McCaughey explains

Longevity risk modelling: what have we learned from Covid-19?

Cintia Cheong talks to Joseph Lu, Colin Dutkiewicz and Mark Cooper how Covid-19 is impacting longevity and what life re/insurers should consider in their modelling and risk management

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

Australia's insurers get grilled after the country burns

A parliamentary committee took Australia's insurers to task after a torrid season of bushfires, Covid-19 and scathing criticism of their conduct and governance. David Walker reports