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InsuranceERM Americas Awards 2021: Winners in full

The 20 awards recognise the very best in insurance risk management serving the Americas

Scor drops support for Trans Mountain pipeline

Climate campaigners are also planning protests and demonstrations about the issue in 25 cities

Supervisors launch survey on nature-related risks for insurers

Insurers and stakeholders have until 30 June to take part in the SIF-led project

Australian insurers count the cost of Victoria catastrophe

Both IAG and Suncorp said they had exceeded peril allowances

Storms threaten US P&C sector's positive underwriting trend

Market held up well in 2020 despite significant cat losses

Global insured catastrophe losses running 17% above average in 2021

Jefferies said the losses were a marked improvement on its previous report

Get your software listed in InsuranceERM's 2021-22 Technology Guide

A basic listing is free of charge. The deadline for entries is Friday 6 August

Insurance Council of Australia declares catastrophe over Victoria floods

The ICA said insurers have received over 6,500 claims so far

Reinsurers call for greater focus on secondary peril modelling

Experts warn secondary perils have intensified

Prioritise low interest rates and climate change, IMF tells Hong Kong

Insurers' stock prices more affected by climate change than other sectors

Analysis

The beacon for CCR's risk management

Jérôme Isenbart, group chief risk officer for France's public reinsurer Caisse Centrale de Réassurance, explains to Ronan McCaughey the organisation's approach to risk management and lessons to be learnt from the Covid-19 pandemic

No room for complacency in 2021 Atlantic hurricane season

Forecasters have predicted another "above-normal" hurricane season, although not as bad as 2020. But as the season gets underway, insurers and catastrophe modellers have stressed there is no place for complacency. Paul Walsh reports

Mosaic: building it piece by piece

Mitch Blaser has spent a half century in the Bermudian insurance industry. Now he has returned with Mosaic, a specialty insurer that may just sate his appetite for new ventures. He talks to Sarfraz Thind about what brought him back

The BMA's environmental evolution

Bermuda has embarked on a plan to make the territory a hub for insurance climate work. The island's insurance regulator, Gerald Gakundi, discusses its role in tackling the climate risk conundrum with Sarfraz Thind

How to make a SiriusPoint

Third Point Re's merger with Sirius has created a big new Bermudian reinsurer. The former hedge fund reinsurer's chiefs talks to Sarfraz Thind about abandoning its volatile old ways and creating a more balanced life

Bermuda begins to move on climate

The regulator's inaugural climate change survey has found the island's insurers could be doing much more to address the issues associated with global warming. But insurers certainly seem interested in making progress, as Sarfraz Thind reports