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Risk Risk Management, Models, Catastrophe Risk, Longevity, Mortality

Analysis

Yes, no, maybe: the PRA responds to industry's Solvency II reform agenda

The UK regulator has made a point-by-point reply to the Association of British Insurers' agenda for Solvency II reforms and confirmed its priority to review the reporting requirements. Christopher Cundy reports

Insurers split on recovery and resolution planning

As the IAIS looks to develop a market-wide approach to systemic risk, Eiopa is developing rules that will require recovery and resolution plans from all insurers regardless of their size. This broader approach to systemic risk has split industry opinion and pitted large firms against small. Callum Tanner reports

Deferred tax continues to complicate SII ratios

Changing requirements from regulators over the loss absorbing-capacity of deferred tax means insurers' Solvency II capital will remain at the mercy of this complex, opaque and inconsistent factor

Insurers still struggling with cyber risk management

Last year’s attack on DNS provider Dyn and a warning from the UK regulator on the aggregation of cyber risks have had a big influence on the way insurers are thinking about cyber risk modelling and management. Callum Tanner reports from the Advisen cyber risk conference in London

Insurers tussle with Ogden rate assumptions

The UK government is due to announce a revision to the damages discount rate – at the same time as insurers are preparing their annual reports. Christopher Cundy reports

Why London is losing out to Bermuda after major catastrophes

The failure of the London Market to attract the majority of new reinsurance capital after major US catastrophes is in large part down to the flexibility of regulators. For now, Bermuda retains the advantage. Callum Tanner reports