Longevity/mortality Buy-Ins, Buy-Outs, Longevity Bonds, Pandemics

News

Axa to provide €27m and 2m masks in Covid-19 battle

French insurer rolls out initiatives in response to the health, economic and social emergency

Actuaries urged to join the UK's fight against Covid-19

Covid-19 actuaries response group issues a call to arms

PIC secures £250m buy-in, confident of further deals

Second buy-in deal with WPP concluded before coronavirus crisis hit

Ways Covid-19 could financially hit re/insurers

Update shared by Covid-19 actuaries response group

UK's response to coronavirus based on appropriate model, say actuaries

Actuaries scrutinise Covid-19 interventions paper

Coronavirus: insurance regulatory action tracker - UPDATED

The latest worldwide insurance regulatory responses to Covid-19 summarised

Actuaries assemble to form Covid-19 response group

British group plans to publish its first bulletin this week

Winners crowned at InsuranceERM Awards 2020

The magnificent Tower of London was the venue for the awards ceremony

BaFin warns firms with over-ambitious guarantees "gamble with their existence"

Even rates of 0.9% will challenge some life insurersGerman watchdog suggests

Just extends hedging and reinsurance to stabilise solvency capital

Second NNEG hedging deal completed, bulk annuity growth backed by reinsurance

Analysis

Modelling the virus

The spread of Covid-19 has not come as a surprise to everyone. Analytics firms are looking at the thousands of situations to model pandemics every day. However, it seems insurers are not quite up to scratch. Sarfraz Thind reports

Australian life insurers arm up on the frontline of climate change

Climate change is not just a worry for property and casualty insurers. In Australia, whose recent natural disasters are widely seen as harbingers of global warming, life and health firms recognise complacency is no option. David Walker reports

China's coronavirus outbreak could hit insurers severely - UPDATED

Insurance experts talk to Ronan McCaughey about the mortality, operational and economic losses the deadly virus poses for the re/insurance industry

Views of enterprise risk management in 2030

Chief risk officers who want to participate in the strategy of their organisations will need to develop their vision for the future of the ERM function. Willis Towers Watson executives share their views on how risk management might evolve

Mortality reserving windfalls: a reversal of fortune?

UK life insurers have enjoyed several years of unexpected profits thanks to the slowdown of mortality improvements, but recent statistics hint this trend may be about to reverse. Cintia Cheong reports

Capital models: run, review, repeat

Recent surveys by consultancies Willis Towers Watson and PwC have revealed how UK life insurers have revised their approach to capital modelling. Christopher Cundy reports on some of the highlights