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Swiss Re's Dan Ryan: UK moratorium on genetic testing will have to change

Dan Ryan, head of research at the Swiss Re Institute, talks to Cintia Cheong about the rise of genetic testing, life insurtech, and why insurers and academics need to work together to understand mortality trends

Combining humans and robotics in underwriting

Brijesh Chandra explains how robotic process automation can raise the efficiency of underwriting operations and improve analytics – as well as highlighting aspects where the “human touch” is irreplaceable

Justice Committee's Ogden advice raises fear of further delay

MPs have told the government it must face the "real world" when implementing the new personal injury discount rate. But its recommendations may cause more delay to the process, and pain for insurers as the industry tussles with making appropriate assumptions. Paul Walsh reports

Blockchain confronts the valley of death

Blockchain technology has proven applications in the insurance sector, but can it fulfil its promise to revolutionise the business? Paul Walsh investigates the questions around standards, costs and risks for this emerging technology

CROs discuss - do we even need a risk team?

Ensuring an appropriate risk culture is an important but sometimes hazy activity for a risk team. At InsuranceERM's recent conference, a group of CROs discussed some of the issues and challenges they face in achieving a good risk culture

Economic capital: the solution to two big insurance problems

Using economic capital metrics makes for better business decisions and improves the wider understanding of profitability in the insurance sector. The opportunity is not to be missed, argue Gez Llanaj and Assad Shah