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Insurtech weekly: KYND, Leapstack, Agman, CAB, Bdeo, Mapfre, Tractable, Root

InsuranceERM rounds up the latest fundraisings and partnerships in the fast-moving world of insurtech

Exceptional mortality for the first time in over 50 years

Cobus Daneel at the UK's Continuous Mortality Investigation explains why

Credit Suisse files $1.2bn insurance claims for Greensill losses

Bank seeking to recoup some of its $10bn losses on supply chain funds

IUA targets climate, BI and pandemic response for 2022

London market association addresses "problems that keep risk managers awake at night"

Generali director quits as boardroom battle heats up

Francesco Gaetano Caltagirone says he was prevented from contributing to strategy

ESG gains momentum among Asian insurers

Expect tailored ESG approaches and platforms in Asia, experts say

Insurers wrestle with biodiversity measurement and insurable interest

French reinsurer Scor details steps towards managing ecosystem risks

Quality of insurance in Romania expected to improve after regulatory probe

Unsar's president comments on Eiopa/ASF balance sheet review

Roseanne Harris takes up IAA presidency

The actuarial association has also named Micheline Dionne its president-elect

Standard Life seals £1.8bn bulk annuity buy-in deal

The Phoenix bulk annuity business was aligned under the Standard Life brand in October 2021

We prefer to keep IFRS 17 annual cohorts in Asia, says Generali

The insurer's IFRS 17/9 programme manager for the Asia Region shares his insights

PRA unveils insurance supervision priorities for 2022

The UK prudential regulator said risk management must keep pace with "complex" external risks

Hong Kong insurers eye derivatives, reinsurance to aid RBC compliance

Incoming capital standards put asset-liability management in the spotlight

Reinsurers face margin and reserving risk from prolonged inflation

Fitch Ratings says credit profiles may be negatively affected

Zurich's Peter Giger: insurers are constrained on climate change

CRO discusses the impact of the WEF Global Risks Report for insurers

Build up capital buffers for climate risk, Canadian regulator says

Start now to avoid shorter and more volatile transition to net zero by 2050

Analysis

CROs share their top concerns for 2022

InsuranceERM's year-end poll of risk management experts found a myriad of risks on their radar for 2022 - with cyber security and inflation standing out as dominant themes. Ronan McCaughey reports

Legacy life books: a proactive approach

In the first of two articles, Luca Tres discusses the strategies available to life insurers facing the challenges of high capital intensity and low profitability in their life legacy business

InsuranceERM's top stories of the year

Christopher Cundy, Ronan McCaughey, Sarfraz Thind and Paul Walsh reveal the most-read stories that ran in 2021 and discuss why they will remain relevant in 2022

Apac re/insurers welcome the alternative

Regulators in Asia have been busy creating frameworks for insurers to transfer risk to capital markets investors. Re/insurers are keen to tap this alternative source of capital, if the structures are right. David Walker reports

Growing cyber threats challenge underwriters and CROs

Ronan McCaughey reports from the Insurance Risk & Capital EMEA conference on how insurers are responding to the underwriting and operational risks posed by ransomware and other forms of cyber-attack

2021 Atlantic hurricane season: "shorties", northeastern losses and rapid intensification

This year's Atlantic hurricane season may not have broken the records of its predecessor, but it was notable for the emergence of several worrying trends. Paul Walsh reports