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Rising interest rates hit South Korean insurers' capital ratios

The sector was also affected by higher capital requirements

UK risk management network launches Risk Officer Sustainability Forum

CRO roles in sustainability requires further evolution and development

Use Solvency II review to help insurers, urges MEP

Markus Ferber says the reforms can be a chance to make the insurance industry's life easier

Draw on Covid-19's lessons for Solvency II review, say European insurers

Insurance Europe sets out pressing issues for policymakers in its annual report

Jon Dye to leave Allianz's UK business

He will be succeeded at the helm by Colm Holmes, CEO of Aviva General Insurance

ABI's Huw Evans to take up KPMG role

ABI and KPMG collaboration suspended to avoid potential conflict of interest

Fix timing and template issues for EU sustainability disclosures, urge insurers

Insurance Europe slams Esa's consultation on Taxonomy Regulation

European Commission, regulators and insurers clash over Solvency II review

DAV conference finds diverging opinions on underwriters' social role

ABI joins Principles for Sustainable Insurance

Move comes ahead of COP26 meeting in Glasgow

Analysis

Covid-19 and technology challenge the three lines model

The "three lines of defence" model has pervaded insurers' approach to risk management, but how is it standing up to a rapidly changing environment? Cintia Cheong talks to the authors of a major CRO Forum report, and other experts, to find out

Can governments make a smooth exit from trade credit markets?

Credit and suretyship insurers received significant public support during the pandemic, but participants are now questioning how much longer it should continue, as ICISA chief Richard Wulff explains to David Walker

How insurance contracts can help the transition to net-zero

The Chancery Lane Project is launching an initiative to redesign insurance contracts so they can help combat climate change - and you can get involved. Christopher Cundy reports

Bank of England ignites the debate on UK-EU Solvency II equivalence

The EU is in no rush to grant the UK reciprocal equivalence on Solvency II and has stirred anger by saying it wants to see how far the UK diverges before giving the green light. Paul Walsh assesses the state of play and whether there is any potential for a future agreement

Is address-level pricing causing or solving natcat protection gaps?

Consumers in high-risk districts are facing unaffordable premiums for property cover - a situation that some blame on insurers' increasingly detailed pricing methods. But insurers argue that address-level pricing allows them to close protection gaps. David Walker reports

Insurance protection gaps: getting over the blame game

Politicians and civil society tend to blame insurers for widening protection gaps. But insurers say governments and regulators must share responsibility. So what can be done to solve what all regard as a growing problem? Christopher Cundy reports from Eiopa's 10th anniversary conference