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Beazley bolsters property reserves in H1 2018 as profits fall

Property line losses not from natcats, UK insurer says

Generali sells non-core units to Life Company Consolidation Group

Recent deals to boost group Solvency II ratio by 8%

Reserving method could save €10bn on German ZZR in 2018

Researchers call proposed formula for life cash stockpiling a "palpable unburdening"

RMS unveils expanded terrorism model

RMS has updated its terrorism model to include new targets, exclude targets outside of attack criteria and to refine latitude and longitude coordinates of key attack points.

Eiopa catalogues insurer failures and near misses

Deficiencies in staff and governance systems seen as the most common causes of trouble at insurers

Analysis

NN's Jan-Hendrik Erasmus: finding the win-win in insurtech

NN Group has been an eager participant in the insurtech revolution. Chief risk officer and global IT leader Jan-Hendrik Erasmus tells David Walker how the Dutch insurer's tech strategy has evolved

GDPR data requests - a flood or a trickle?

The EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was introduced on 25 May with warnings that insurers would be inundated with customers requesting details of the personal data held on them. Now, almost eight weeks later, have these requests materialised? Paul Walsh investigates

Holloway Friendly breaks the mould with readable, educational SFCR

The UK friendly society has taken a radical approach to its Solvency II public reporting, creating a document that can be understood by non-experts but still meeting regulatory requirements. InsuranceERM spoke with chief financial officer Paul Harwood to understand the firm's motives and ask how the redesigned SFCR has been received

Insurtech brings new challenges to CRO role

Aggelos Andreou asks chief risk officers how they are coping with the opportunities and threats emerging technologies are posing to their firms, and what impact technology will have on the risk function itself

Finding a role for insurance in a technology-driven economy

In the second article in his series on intangible asset risk, Tim Freestone explores why the growth in intellectual property and patent risks has not been matched by a corresponding growth in insurance

German actuaries tell Eiopa: "Stick to your remit"

DAV vice-president Guido Bader talks to David Walker about how the country's actuaries are concerned by Eiopa's new ideas for Solvency II – and the lack of testing around them