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News

White House report highlights NFIP vulnerability to climate change

Fema is looking to revamp flood standards to account for worsening effects of climate change

Insurers can manage inflation risk in three steps

Risk management function ideal to manage inflationary risk says LCP's Tom Durkin

AGCS takes more interventionist view on ransomware payments

Its active philosophy contrasts with view among other experts that insurers should not intervene

Eiopa chair backs "double materiality" assessment of climate risk

Concept could be introduced into Solvency II, says Petra Hielkema

Affordability issues spread beyond property insurance in Australia

The head of the industry trade body says there is a reputational risk for non-life insurers

Call for New Zealand to align interim capital rules with IFRS 17 in 2023

The interim solvency standard is part of a two-phase review by the Reserve Bank of New Zealand

Hannover Re commits to net-zero underwriting

German reinsurer is one of five new net-zero insurance alliance members

Australian BI fallout: Insurers slammed for weak risk management

The country's regulator warns the non-life industry "cannot have repeat of the BI issues"

Insurers urged to adopt AI risk frameworks

US vendor TruEra explains why AI risks need to be specifically considered

People moves: Darag, ACLI, Society of Actuaries, Resolution Life

InsuranceERM rounds up the latest risk-related people moves in the insurance industry

Analysis

Oil and gas: a soaring risk

After coal, the oil and gas sector is lining up to be the next focus of insurer divestment. But can US insurers really afford to chop this all-American sector from their businesses? Sarfraz Thind reports

What's driving growth in nat cat losses?

Experts at the Insurance Risk & Capital Americas conference discussed trends in natural catastrophe loss exposures, model constraints and how insurers should address insurability of high-risk properties. Cintia Cheong reports

IRC Americas: Covering all bases and dealing with curveballs

What do chief risk officers (CROs) highlight as their biggest concern? It could be the sheer multitude of risks they have to face, as Ronan McCaughey reports from the Insurance Risk & Capital Americas conference

RVS 2021: Emerging risks start shifting beyond climate and cyber

Re/insurers at this year's virtual Rendez-Vous de Septembre (RVS) event began to take a more holistic view when discussing emerging risks. Paul Walsh reports

Dive In 2021: regulators spur action on diversity and inclusion

As the annual Dive In Festival, designed to promote diversity and inclusion in the insurance sector, gets underway, Paul Walsh finds financial regulators are adding their weight to the agenda

Climate risk enables insurance technology to blaze a trail

Acute regulatory, shareholder and consumer pressure on climate change is fuelling increasing demand from insurers for technology to assess the impact of climate risk. Ronan McCaughey explains how insurance software vendors are responding to the challenge