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Apra plans cyber audits for Australia's insurers

Regulator concerned that boards are not informed about cyber risk

Over half of US insurers lack climate change policy

Survey shows consistent gaps in climate change work by US insurance industry

InsuranceERM UK & Europe 2021 awards open for entries!

Deadline for submissions is Friday 11 December

Losses keep mounting in Australian disability income insurance

Troubled line needs "stricter underwriting," says S&P Global

Ten steps on how to win an InsuranceERM Award

Deadline for entries is Friday 11 December

Denis Kessler reveals Scor will split chair and CEO roles

He insisted the separation is not because of regulatory pressure

Link ESG performance and executive pay, says Legal & General CEO

Nigel Wilson also commented on Solvency II reform

German insurance chief hits out at blanket ban on dividends

The GDV's Jörg Asmussen also enthused about the idea of a European pandemic risk pool

Female representation still lagging in US insurance industry

Women account for less than quarter of executives at largest US insurers

Hannover Re rolling out mental health solution for US

Work with Neurotrack aimed at battling cognitive disease in the elderly

Analysis

IFRS 17 confidence level disclosure: ultimate run-off vs one year

Cintia Cheong explores why insurers face a tricky choice between the two different time horizons for the confidence level disclosure of the IFRS 17 risk adjustment

WTW's Rowan Douglas: riding the wave of climate risk awareness

The head of Willis Towers Watson's Climate and Resilience Hub has been on a major hiring spree. He talks to Cintia Cheong about how interest in climate risk has surged and why insurers are demanding advice and analytical tools

ERM plays catchup on digital transformation

Digital transformation has long been heralded as a game changer for the insurance business. However, its impact has mostly been confined to insurers' front-end processes - with risk and capital functions proving more challenging to digitalise. Ronan McCaughey explains

Applying ERM expertise to limit the spread of Covid-19

What can enterprise risk management experts offer to society in the pandemic? Quite a lot, as Dave Ingram and Dan Ingram explain, in their COVID Mitigation Monitoring Project

A hot take on the UK's Solvency II call for evidence

Christopher Cundy analyses what the British government is considering changing about its implementation of Solvency II, and what the implications might be for insurers and other stakeholders

Prudential Financial's Nick Silitch: running his own version of risk

The chief risk officer of the largest US life insurer talks to Sarfraz Thind about how he shaped his role and the risk function, and reveals the impact of the pandemic on the group