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News

Irish insurance market strongly exposed to foreign risks

Insurance Risk Data reveals extent of Ireland’s insurance risk exposure to Italy and the UK

IFRS 17 threatens business models and comparability

But new accounting standard is a step in the right direction, say experts

Insurers must 'strengthen their efforts' on sustainability issues

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

Eiopa cuts UFR for 2020

Authority cuts applicable rate to 3.75% for euro

Allianz chairman Oliver Bäte calls for simpler insurance products

InsuranceERM reports from the Insurance Europe conference in Bucharest

Data key to addressing "really low" cyber awareness

Andreas Brandstetter said cyber-attacks are rising alongside a lack of awareness of the issue in the insurance industry

European insurers spell out desires for 2020 Solvency II review

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

German insurers forecast to consolidate closed-book business

Moody’s says low interest rates means life insurers have incentives to consolidate

UK produces physical climate risk framework for insurers

PRA guide will help general insurers understand financial impact from climate change

Re/insurers warned of climate change risks for public health

Swiss Re Institute's annual Sonar report features 15 emerging risk themes

Analysis

Credit insurers shelter from the crossfire in trade wars

The health of the trade credit insurance sector is linked to a thriving global economy, so how does a trade war between the two biggest nations affect the business? David Walker reports

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

Comment: on the Solvency II matching adjustment and credit risk capital

Craig Turnbull argues whether the matching adjustment results in EU life insurers holding a prudent amount of capital to support the long-term credit default risk in their fixed income portfolios

International capital standards: the US's chorus of disapproval

Development of the global insurance capital standard (ICS) has always been controversial. But the level of ire expressed by the US government, regulators and insurers at this week's NAIC conference was unprecedented. Sarfraz Thind reports

The CRO and pianist who hits all the right notes

Justin Skinner is chief risk officer at Vitality, the pioneering life and health insurer. He talks to Ronan McCaughey about his career, the risk management challenges associated with technology – and Queen's greatest hits

Glyphosate, opioids and talc - candidates for the next asbestos?

Claims relating to asbestos exposure caused a catastrophic level of losses for the insurance industry. What is the potential for the scenario to be repeated by other chemicals and compounds? Paul Walsh reports