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The future of insurance: digital transformation

Best practice from InsuranceERM's Insurance Risk & Capital Americas 2020 virtual event

LDTI to increase earnings volatility for insurers

Experts highlight the need for stakeholder education about the accounting standard

NYDFS's Lacewell outlines urgency of climate risk for insurers

Keynote speaker at IERM Americas 2020 event says industry must act together on climate change

DFS sets out first climate guidelines for New York's insurers

Insurers should incorporate recommendations by 2021 as push to sustainability takes centre stage

Unipol issues €750m of 10-year green bonds

International buyers bought up most of the notes

UK to ban insurers from "price walking"

Financial Conduct Authority reveals final findings from investigation into differential pricing in non-life sector

Insurance Risk & Capital Americas event starts today

Virtual event from InsuranceERM covers enterprise risk management, investments and climate risk

Hurricane Sally insured losses could hit $3bn

Latest estimates from AIR Worldwide and Karen Clark & Company

GIC Re recommended to run India's pandemic risk pool

A working group of Indian re/insurers details how a public-private pooling initiative would work

The pandemic should open our eyes to behavioural risk biases

Organisations tend to ignore extreme events until they occur, says Howard Kunreuther

Analysis

Lockdowns and BLM put pressure on the diversity and inclusion agenda

The sixth annual Dive In festival, designed to promote inclusion and diversity in the insurance sector, will take place this week following some of the most dramatic societal developments in recent history. Paul Walsh reports on how the issue has been prioritised in these times

The FSB and effective resolution: why it should matter to you

Insurers can come up with many reasons to put resolution planning at the bottom of their list of priorities. Carlos Montalvo explains why they should not

The cloud is a silver lining amid Covid-19

Covid-19 has put to bed any doubts about the use of cloud technology for risk and capital management. The pandemic will also drive more sophisticated risk modelling, as Ronan McCaughey discusses in his review of key trends in the risk software markets

Covid-19 and insurance: stirred, not shaken

Isaac Alfon and Shirley Beglinger share the findings of their survey of risk and finance executives on how they coped with the crisis - and how working environments and business practices will change after the pandemic

Value creation analysis finds an "enormous gap" between best and worst insurers

BCG's analysis of value creation by insurers has found a massive gap between companies, much more so than in other industries. And the challenges posed by Covid-19 are putting extra pressure on the worst performers to respond. Christopher Cundy reports

Australia's life insurers in the emergency room

David Walker reports on the suitability, reputational and distribution crises that are destroying the profitability of the country's life sector