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Updated UK mortality projections model may cut months from life expectancy

CMI set to incorporate some 2022 data in this year's model update

Open exposure data standards: heading for the big switchover

Oasis's Dickie Whitaker welcomes move by Aon and reinsurers to push the OED standard

UK firms survive 2022 stress tests on average, but some dip below 100% solvency

Some 54 life and non-life entities tested their solvency under extreme scenarios

Bermudian stress tests reveal Gulf windstorm has worst impact

Re/insurers found to be resilient to a range of catastrophe and market stresses

CyberCube raises $50m to fund product and market development

Cyber risk modelling firm has raised more than $100m to date

PRT market set for bumper growth, says Prudential Financial

Q3 was second biggest quarter ever for US pension risk transfers

Eiopa reveals EU's natcat protection gap with updated dashboard

Shows views of natural catastrophe risk across 30 European countries

CCR urges French insurers to improve agricultural risk modelling

Significant reforms to country's public natcat reinsurance occurred during 2022

Swiss Re urges insurers to re-evaluate hailstorm risk

The reinsurer says hail damage in France this year set new benchmarks

NAIC warns of surging protection gap in US earthquake zone

Cost of NSMZ earthquake insurance has risen by 352% since 2000

CRO Forum warns insurers to prepare for more pandemics

It assesses how Covid-19 has impacted re/insurers' liabilities and asset management

Climate transition will drive political risk

No easy route to eliminate fossil fuels, says WTW panel

Analysis

Insuring the Big One

The US population is underinsured against earthquakes despite the frequent reminders of how serious this peril can be. Then again, covering quakes is just not easy, as Sarfraz Thind reports

Looking beyond climate to decipher natcat loss trends

Insured losses from natural catastrophes are on the rise, but research from TigerRisk shows climate factors are driving only a fraction of this increase. Paul Walsh reports

Risk modellers step up a gear to tackle next-generation perils

Experts at the Insurance Risk & Capital EMEA conference discussed how risk modellers are responding to today's interconnected society and why a focus on forward-looking assessment is needed. Paul Walsh reports

Managing climate risks - but how?

RĂ¼diger Kiesel and Gerhard Stahl argue capital charges are not sufficient for insurers to manage climate risk, and propose an approach based on the fundamentals of risk management

The future of flood risk management

How can insurers better manage flood risk and improve the services they offer customers and clients? Experts offer their thoughts in this report on the InsuranceERM / ICEYE webinar

Stress testing reinsurer resilience to reserve shocks

Stuart Shipperlee discusses Litmus Analysis' examination of 35 leading reinsurance carriers to understand their overall resilience to reserve shocks, and notes very significant individual variances