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Travelers warns of $114m Q2 Covid-19 losses

Insurer also expects $400m subrogation wildfire-linked recoveries in Q3

Arch's Covid-19 losses double in Q2

Civil unrest is also set to cost Bermudian re/insurer up to $45m

FCA spells out arguments in BI test case

Court should put itself in shoes of policyholder, regulator argues

CNA chooses AIR as its primary cat risk management platform

US commercial P&C insurer switches from rival vendor

South Africa's Guardrisk strikes back in Covid-19 BI battle

The insurer will appeal a recent court ruling "to obtain certainty" for insurers

Zurich provides free Covid-19 antibody testing for UK employees

Employees will not be required to disclose their test result and testing is optional

Chinese insurers urged to step up Covid-19 economic support

Insurers should continue to stabilise businesses, says China's regulator

Australian insurers' bushfire bill hits A$2.3bn

Fire was large part of A$5.3bn natcat insured damage last summer

User guide to climate-related financial disclosures launched

Collaboration between IFoA and the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment

Chubb proposes alternative pandemic coverage solution

Public-private partnership outlined by CEO suggests pandemic is insurable

Analysis

AIG Life's playbook for Covid-19

Ruth Middleton, AIG Life's chief risk officer, and Debbie Bolton, chief underwriter and head of customer operations at the UK life insurer, tell Ronan McCaughey how the provider has adapted to Covid-19 and reveal their post-pandemic outlook

The insurance industry's climate change leaders

Christopher Cundy introduces InsuranceERM's list of the people leading and shaping the insurance sector's response to climate change

Covid-19 sparks life into digitalisation

Covid-19 has prompted life insurers to upgrade their underwriting technology to use data in previously unimagined ways. A policyholder's driving history, pharmacy records, and the tone of your voice can now all be analysed as evidence. Sarfraz Thind examines the latest trends.

"Wrong tone" casts insurers as Covid-19 villains

Insurance and communication experts debated the reputation of insurance after the Covid-19 pandemic in InsuranceERM's latest webinar. Many achievements were highlighted, but a lack of empathy was a key criticism. Ronan McCaughey explains

Longevity risk modelling: what have we learned from Covid-19?

Cintia Cheong talks to Joseph Lu, Colin Dutkiewicz and Mark Cooper how Covid-19 is impacting longevity and what life re/insurers should consider in their modelling and risk management

Is a Pandemic Re the answer in a post-Covid-19 world?

Experts have debated the need for a pandemic insurance risk backstop, what it should cover and how it should be funded. Ronan McCaughey reports from the latest of InsuranceERM's Covid-19 webinar series