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News

New Zealand life insurers face heavy criticism

The insurance regulator highlighted the sector's declining aggregate solvency ratio and high costs

Scor appoints Chantal Bond as head of actuarial, Apac

Bond was highly commended in last year's InsuranceERM awards

Moody's predicts "materially" lower 2020 solvency for German life firms

Effects of falling rates will outweigh cuts in policy bonuses, rating agency says

Don't touch risk-free rate curve in Solvency II review, Insurance Europe urges

CROs, CFOs and Insurance Europe disappointed by several proposals from Eiopa's consultation

Denmark's Gefion ordered not to expand its scope of business

Danish regulator warns Gefion has "serious liquidity problems"

Solvency II ratios could tumble by 70pp in 2020 review

S&P analyses Eiopa's proposals in the upcoming review

Ageas boosts solvency with RT1 debt issue

Restricted tier 1 debt issued alongside tender for grandfathered RT1 debt

Aegon's longevity reinsurance deal frees up capital

The deal is expected to benefit Aegon's Dutch Solvency II ratio by 10-12pp

Eiopa investigation finds estimate of illiquidity in insurer liabilities

Major report also considers asset illiquidity for EEA insurers

Reports: UK regulator monitors equity release sector

The UK watchdog is working with firms to increase its understanding of the later life market

Analysis

Zurich's Eugenie Molyneux: diversity is key for today's CROs

Eugenie Molyneux, chief risk officer for commercial insurance at Zurich, tells Cintia Cheong about the firm's approach to climate change and why diversity is important for the modern risk manager.

Eiopa's Gabriel Bernardino: climate disclosures will become mandatory

Gabriel Bernardino, chair of the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (Eiopa) joined InsuranceERM's Insurance Risk and Capital EMEA conference earlier this month. In a Q&A with Christopher Cundy, he answered questions about climate change, the Solvency II review and conduct risk

Defining risk accountabilities in the Senior Managers and Certification Regime

RACI charting is a powerful tool for SMCR compliance and improving risk governance and culture. The risk function is also in a prime position to help, as Seema Bradbury and Alex Hindson explain

Eiopa proposes extensive reforms for Solvency II 2020 review

Over 878 pages, the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority has put forward dozens of important reforms to the EU’s solvency regime. Christopher Cundy summarises the main issues and shares his opinion on the potential impacts

What's on the horizon for Bermuda's re/insurance market

Deloitte’s Gokul Sudarsana talks to Christopher Cundy about his thoughts on some of the trends and challenges that face Bermuda's insurance market

Scor's Frieder Knüpling: everything starts with the risk function

The chief risk officer of Scor tells Cintia Cheong how the risk function has helped the company deliver its strategic plan and how the French reinsurer plans to implement IFRS 17