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Axa to provide €27m and 2m masks in Covid-19 battle

French insurer rolls out initiatives in response to the health, economic and social emergency

L&G highlights pension risk transfer market's resilience amid Covid-19

The insurer wrapped up eight PRT deals in March

Covid-19 turns insurance sector outlooks negative

InsuranceERM summarises the views of credit rating agencies for insurance sectors worldwide

Accounting implications of Covid-19 for insurers

KPMG's Joachim Kölschbach suggests actions for companies to take

Actuaries urged to join the UK's fight against Covid-19

Covid-19 actuaries response group issues a call to arms

Ways Covid-19 could financially hit re/insurers

Update shared by Covid-19 actuaries response group

Generali sends lung ventilators amid Covid-19 emergency

The Italian insurer's €100m fund to fight the virus paid for the equipment

Covid-19: Business interruption cover 'only affordable with state subsidy'

The ABI responds to UK Treasury Select Committee letter

Covid-19 crisis shows "beauty" of state-based regulations, says Consedine

NAIC chief executive hails state response to pandemic

Analysis

HKFI's Selina Lau: Covid-19 is a golden opportunity to educate the public

Selina Lau's first month as chief executive of the Hong Kong Federation of Insurers has been nothing if not busy. From the coronavirus to the opportunities of the Greater Bay Area initiative, while handling IFRS 17 and forthcoming risk-based capital rules, there is never a dull moment, she tells David Walker

US insurers in Covid-19 coverage crisis

Insurers are being asked critical questions about their role in protecting consumers from the coronavirus pandemic. Despite calls from on high, the industry says it will not cover business-interruption and workers compensation losses. As the crisis deepens, industry bodies say such demands could threaten the stability of the sector. Sarfraz Thind reports

Insurers weather the coronavirus storm - but for how long?

The Covid-19 pandemic has provided an uncompromising test of insurers' operational and balance sheet resilience. Initial reports suggest they are handling the situation, but what are the risks in the longer term? Paul Walsh investigates

Modelling the virus

The spread of Covid-19 has not come as a surprise to everyone. Analytics firms are looking at the thousands of situations to model pandemics every day. However, it seems insurers are not quite up to scratch. Sarfraz Thind reports

Three lines of defence: a necessity or a nuisance?

The three lines of defence model has become a fixture for enterprise risk management in the insurance sector. But after nearly two decades since its introduction, does the model still have a place within the insurance industry or are changes needed? Paul Walsh investigates

UK actuaries take another crack at equity-release mortgage valuation

Valuation of equity-release mortgages (ERMs) is one of the most controversial topics in the UK actuarial community, and the latest update from the working party only makes a small step towards resolving the debate. Christopher Cundy reports