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Insurers must 'strengthen their efforts' on sustainability issues

Panellists at the Insurance Europe conference highlight insurers’ double roles on sustainability

Allianz chairman Oliver Bäte calls for simpler insurance products

InsuranceERM reports from the Insurance Europe conference in Bucharest

European insurers spell out desires for 2020 Solvency II review

Risk management and governance is seen the biggest improvement from Solvency II

Insurance Ireland data pooling system under investigation by EC

The Irish insurance trade association insists it is fully compliant with EU competition law

Jan-Hendrik Erasmus takes over as CRO Forum chair

Replaces Aviva's Angela Darlington

Mnuchin aims broadside at Insurance Capital Standard

US Treasury secretary spells out US concerns at NAIC’s international insurance forum

Driverless cars must be resilient to cyber attack, ABI warns

Cyber security could become more important than vehicle theft prevention

PRA regulation of actuaries may cause conflict - Sam Woods

Regulator’s chief executive warns against proposal arising from Kingman review

Notre-Dame fire: governments urged to engage more closely with insurers

Jad Ariss, secretary general of the Geneva Association, made the comments

Technology risks leaving actuaries 'out of sync' with data scientists

SOA survey in US unveils top actuarial technologies and trends

Analysis

GDPR - 365 days later

Insurers were vocal about the challenges they faced from the EU's General Data Protection Regulation's (GDPR) implementation last May. Ahead of its one year anniversary, Paul Walsh considers the lessons learned, the ongoing challenges and what the future holds

Top technology tools for actuaries

The actuarial world may sometimes be perceived as a stolid profession, but the development and integration of new technologies means the sector is moving apace. A survey by the US Society of Actuaries highlights the key technology trends in the business. Sarfraz Thind explains

European regulators outline Brexit mitigation measures

As the threat of a no-deal Brexit becomes more likely, some EU countries are stepping up their preparations to ensure service continuity. Cintia Cheong spoke to regulators and governments in five big EU27 markets to find out what they have planned

Eric Cioppa, the regulator's regulator

Maine's superintendent of insurance has taken on the mantle of NAIC president for 2019. He talks to Sarfraz Thind about regulatory priorities and how he will marshal the 50 states to reach a common view

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

US-EU covered agreement: a rocky road to implementation

US regulators have raised the ire of their European counterparts with their implementation of the covered agreement for reinsurance collateral negotiated last year. With no resolution in sight, states risk provoking a pre-emption of the law which could see the federal government taking control. US editor Sarfraz Thind reports