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Exceptional mortality for the first time in over 50 years

Cobus Daneel at the UK's Continuous Mortality Investigation explains why

Credit Suisse files $1.2bn insurance claims for Greensill losses

Bank seeking to recoup some of its $10bn losses on supply chain funds

ESG gains momentum among Asian insurers

Expect tailored ESG approaches and platforms in Asia, experts say

Insurers wrestle with biodiversity measurement and insurable interest

French reinsurer Scor details steps towards managing ecosystem risks

Roseanne Harris takes up IAA presidency

The actuarial association has also named Micheline Dionne its president-elect

Standard Life seals £1.8bn bulk annuity buy-in deal

The Phoenix bulk annuity business was aligned under the Standard Life brand in October 2021

Hong Kong insurers eye derivatives, reinsurance to aid RBC compliance

Incoming capital standards put asset-liability management in the spotlight

Reinsurers face margin and reserving risk from prolonged inflation

Fitch Ratings says credit profiles may be negatively affected

Climate and social crises are top global threats for 2022

Highlights from World Economic Forum's Global Risks Report 2022

Romanian insurers dogged by Solvency II compliance issues

Balance sheet review shows vulnerabilities and risks in the country's insurance sector

US weather disasters dominate 2021 insured losses

Munich Re says extreme weather events can be linked to climate change

Experts wanted for Eiopa's cat risk network

The network shares expertise on nat cat and climate risk topics

Hong Kong regulator takes control of Target Insurance

Taxi insurer closed to new business but continues to operate

Solvency II is affecting our competitiveness, says PIC

CFO-designate Dominic Veney sets out the case for post-Brexit reform of the regulation

UK bulk annuity volumes could hit £50bn by 2025

Total volumes for 2021 are set to reach around £30bn, says LCP

Aylin Somersan Coqui: The ESG challenge is so multi-dimensional

Allianz's CRO reviews the key ERM developments of 2021 and discusses her outlook for 2022

Analysis

CROs share their top concerns for 2022

InsuranceERM's year-end poll of risk management experts found a myriad of risks on their radar for 2022 - with cyber security and inflation standing out as dominant themes. Ronan McCaughey reports

Legacy life books: a proactive approach

In the first of two articles, Luca Tres discusses the strategies available to life insurers facing the challenges of high capital intensity and low profitability in their life legacy business

InsuranceERM's top stories of the year

Christopher Cundy, Ronan McCaughey, Sarfraz Thind and Paul Walsh reveal the most-read stories that ran in 2021 and discuss why they will remain relevant in 2022

Growing cyber threats challenge underwriters and CROs

Ronan McCaughey reports from the Insurance Risk & Capital EMEA conference on how insurers are responding to the underwriting and operational risks posed by ransomware and other forms of cyber-attack

Focus on inflation risk, Lloyd's syndicates told

Lloyd's executives have revealed the risk priorities for the market in 2022 will also include cyber, culture and sustainability. Ronan McCaughey reports

Next-generation CROs will be wide-ranging influencers

Chief risk officers (CROs) at InsuranceERM's Insurance Risk & Capital EMEA conference all pinpointed how they must broaden their remits - and sharpen their influencing skills - to ensure they're fit for the future. Paul Walsh reports