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News

People moves: CRO Forum, PRA, Protective Life, Abacai

InsuranceERM rounds up the latest risk-related people moves in the insurance industry

BaFin castigates insurers for low-quality DTA evidence

German regulator says proofs of future taxable earnings must improve

Rising interest rates hit South Korean insurers' capital ratios

The sector was also affected by higher capital requirements

InsuranceERM Americas Awards 2021: Winners in full

The 20 awards recognise the very best in insurance risk management serving the Americas

Eiopa lays out AI ethics for insurers

The principles are non-binding and aim to promote fairness and transparency

Frank Grund seeks "balanced outcome" from Solvency II review...in 2032

Solvency coverage is inadequate at 14 German insurers without transitionals, Insurance Risk Data finds

Storms threaten US P&C sector's positive underwriting trend

Market held up well in 2020 despite significant cat losses

Travel insurers improve results as Covid-19 cuts claims

But industry foresees insolvencies coming as restrictions remain

Get your software listed in InsuranceERM's 2021-22 Technology Guide

A basic listing is free of charge. The deadline for entries is Friday 6 August

UK risk management network launches Risk Officer Sustainability Forum

CRO roles in sustainability requires further evolution and development

Analysis

The beacon for CCR's risk management

Jérôme Isenbart, group chief risk officer for France's public reinsurer Caisse Centrale de Réassurance, explains to Ronan McCaughey the organisation's approach to risk management and lessons to be learnt from the Covid-19 pandemic

Sustainable underwriting is more arduous than sustainable investment

Axa, Zurich and Aviva discussed their journeys to carbon neutrality at the IDF Summit this week, and how they will meet their commitments to net-zero underwriting. Cintia Cheong reports

The alternative in life

Luca Tres has been a pioneer in the development of the life ILS markets. As he begins a new role at Guy Carpenter, he talks to Christopher Cundy about the past and future at the intersection of re/insurance and capital markets

Covid-19 and technology challenge the three lines model

The "three lines of defence" model has pervaded insurers' approach to risk management, but how is it standing up to a rapidly changing environment? Cintia Cheong talks to the authors of a major CRO Forum report, and other experts, to find out

Grey swan risks to put insurers in a flap

Climate change, a massive cyber-attack and geopolitical instability are just some of the grey swan risks worrying insurers. CROs tell Ronan McCaughey how they are preparing for these threats, should the worst happen

Mosaic: building it piece by piece

Mitch Blaser has spent a half century in the Bermudian insurance industry. Now he has returned with Mosaic, a specialty insurer that may just sate his appetite for new ventures. He talks to Sarfraz Thind about what brought him back