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Aviva names Andrea Montague group CRO

Jan-Hendrik Erasmus had been Aviva's group CRO until July, but has since left the insurer

Hungarian court backs veto on M&A between VIG and Aegon

VIG plans to appeal the latest ruling

Willis Towers Watson unveils eight-step climate action plan for insurers

The broker, and asset manager Wellington, have produced a climate risk guide for the sector

Find out about the US stance on the ICS regime

All will be explained at InsuranceERM's Americas virtual conference on 22-23 of September

Generali announces takeover bid for Cattolica

Generali already owns 24% of its smaller Italian peer

Give us clarity on climate risk best practice, general insurers say

LCP polled non-executive directors from general insurers on climate change

International tax reform challenges Ireland's insurers

Key findings from PwC and Insurance Ireland survey

Smaller pension risk transfer deals crowded out of the market

LCP says insurers are increasingly focused on larger transactions

Cyber loss ratios expected to decline as rates rise

Fitch's Gerry Glombicki says insurers are focused on cyber policy language

Insurance "might disappear and be part of a bigger package"

Scor CEO outlines trend towards embedded insurance

Analysis

RVS 2021: Emerging risks start shifting beyond climate and cyber

Re/insurers at this year's virtual Rendez-Vous de Septembre (RVS) event began to take a more holistic view when discussing emerging risks. Paul Walsh reports

Dive In 2021: regulators spur action on diversity and inclusion

As the annual Dive In Festival, designed to promote diversity and inclusion in the insurance sector, gets underway, Paul Walsh finds financial regulators are adding their weight to the agenda

Insurers need innovative solutions to address climate change risks

Willis Towers Watson's Adhiraj Maitra and Matt Scott tell Cintia Cheong how innovation helps insurers understand climate change risks and why regulators are not the only stakeholders pushing for better risk management

Maurice Perkins: Transamerica's transatlantic negotiator

Transamerica's global head of government and policy affairs talks to Sarfraz Thind about US and international insurance regulation, Biden's tax reforms and the cultural differences that keep his job interesting

Saudi Arabia embraces IFRS 17 for insurance transformation

IFRS 17 in Saudi Arabia is a story of right time, right place - and the Middle East's largest economy is powering ahead to ensure the standard can transform the country's insurance sector. Ronan McCaughey explains

Talcott Resolution's Chris Abreu: handpicking the way to successful risk management

Paul Walsh talks to chief risk officer Chris Abreu to discuss the US life insurer's separation from The Hartford, the influx of private equity capital and the impact of Covid-19 on risk management