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News

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

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

Lloyd's solvency slumps as capital add-on introduced

Market expects to pay £5bn in Covid-19-related claims

COMMENT: Preparing for a long cold winter

Some European insurers are holding less capital now than at the start of the year - and that's not a good look, says Christopher Cundy

Stop imposing blanket bans on dividends, say European insurers

Insurance Europe calls for regulatory support for digitalisation

COMMENT: French life insurers and their €37bn Christmas present

Christopher Cundy and Cherise Veerasawmy discover the huge benefits from a change to French financial law at the end of last year

Insurance Risk Data adds reports from Swiss and Bermudian insurers

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

EU insurers' macro risk remains "very high"

Eiopa anticipates further drop in insurers' solvency ratios

Hannover Re CFO Roland Vogel to retire

Clemens Jungsthöfel from HDI Global will take over the role

Eiopa releases Solvency II single rulebook

The rulebook will be expanded in future by adding questions and answers

Analysis

The FSB and effective resolution: why it should matter to you

Insurers can come up with many reasons to put resolution planning at the bottom of their list of priorities. Carlos Montalvo explains why they should not

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

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

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

How Covid-19 is changing the UK's prudential supervision

At a recent webinar organised by the Association of British Insurers, experts discussed what Covid-19 and Brexit might mean for the future direction of UK prudential regulation. Cintia Cheong reports