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News

Direct Line chief slams FCA's pricing reform timeline

The UK non-life insurer also announced a £100m share buyback and 4.5% drop in annual profit

Insurtech weekly: Swiss Re, Oscar, WeLab, Whitespace

InsuranceERM rounds up the latest fundraisings, launches and partnerships in the insurtech world

Mixed progress by Danish insurers on gender balance metrics

Danica also admits "regrettable discrimination" against some pregnant health cover customers

Steven Findlay takes up Swiss Re CRO role

ABI's former head of prudential regulation returns to industry

People moves: Just; Sun Life; Mosaic; Aeolus; Allianz Risk Consulting; Cytora

InsuranceERM rounds up the latest risk and capital appointments in the insurance industry

Australian BI line posts 278% combined ratio in Q4

Non-life firms' BI reserving contributes to A$1.1bn quarterly loss

UK's shrinking mortality improvements continue in 2020, ignoring Covid-19 impact

CMI_2020 calibrated for users to disregard 2020 data if they choose

Admiral highlights uncertainties from FCA pricing reform

The UK motor insurer warned the eventual reforms may impact customer retention

US flood insurance has been "an abject failure"

Insurance state commissioners debate need for nationwide climate change policies

Analysis

The actuaries who changed the conversation on Covid

The Covid-19 Actuaries Response Group won the Judges' award for contribution to the industry in the InsuranceERM 2021 UK & Europe awards. Christopher Cundy speaks to the protagonists about their collaborative project and the impact it's had on society

Catherine Drummond: black swans are more common than people think

Catherine Drummond, InsuranceERM's young actuarial and risk professional of the year, explains to Paul Walsh what is needed to succeed in a risk role, how the function has evolved and her push for diversity and inclusion within the industry

Aurore Lecanon: the CRO of the year driving risk management change

Chief risk officer of the year in InsuranceERM's 2021 awards, Aurore Lecanon, tells Ronan McCaughey how and why she successfully modernised Prudential International Assurance's risk function. She also discusses Brexit's impact

Problematic behaviour in the digital environment: a growing culture risk

Bullying and harassment are not only issues in the office environment - in fact they can be worse in a workforce that operates remotely. Gemma McCall shares her advice on tackling this growing people and culture risk

Matching adjustment becomes a battleground in UK's Solvency II consultation

Respondents to the UK's consultation on the future of Solvency II have taken starkly opposing positions on the matching adjustment, with some arguing for liberalisation and others for scrapping it. Christopher Cundy reports

The German insurer that paid pandemic business claims without dispute

When Covid-19 and lockdowns came to Germany, most non-life insurers quickly checked their policy wordings for business closure, and sought compromises with clients. Muenchener Verein simply paid out claimants, as a matter of principle, its CEO tells David Walker