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Bermuda's finance minister: insurance business helped us survive Covid-19

Minister of Finance Curtis Dickinson sat down with Sarfraz Thind to give his views on the state of the island's re/insurance business, the continued dangers of the pandemic and what the government is doing to foster growth

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Reinsurance could potentially offer IFRS 17 profit mutualisation

Alexandre Tzenev, managing director for financial solutions EMEA at Scor, tells Cintia Cheong how reinsurance can offset the impact of onerous contracts under IFRS 17

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UK longevity risk transfer demand could soar to £100bn

LCP says insurers need to be prepared for the volumes of longevity risk business it expects later in this decade. Ronan McCaughey explains why there is such an upbeat outlook for the sector

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Governments win in Covid-19 trade credit reinsurance programmes

Governments have profited from the support they offered trade credit insurers during the Covid-19 pandemic. Insurers say they have no regrets, but are looking forward to the end of state aid. David Walker reports

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Bermuda begins to move on climate

The regulator's inaugural climate change survey has found the island's insurers could be doing much more to address the issues associated with global warming. But insurers certainly seem interested in making progress, as Sarfraz Thind reports

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Conduit Re: starting up in shutdown

Bermuda's fledgling reinsurer, Conduit Re, raised a staggering $1bn in the midst of the pandemic and has readied itself to enter the market this year. Sarfraz Thind speaks to CRO Andrew Smith about how a slick little insurer got off the ground

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Country profile: Portugal

Cintia Cheong reveals how Covid-19 has affected the Portuguese insurance sector and the prospects for M&A, as well as examining the potential impacts of Solvency II reform and progress with IFRS 17 implementation

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How insurance contracts can help the transition to net-zero

The Chancery Lane Project is launching an initiative to redesign insurance contracts so they can help combat climate change - and you can get involved. Christopher Cundy reports

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Mitiga Solutions makes the first volcano cat bond flow

The chief executive and catastrophe modelling lead at the Barcelona-headquartered risk manager tell Ronan McCaughey how the provider is helping to make history - and the importance of supercomputing in risk management

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IFRS 17 implementation: you have to question yourself over and over again

Daphné De Leval, vice chair of the Insurance Committee of the Actuarial Association of Europe, tells Cintia Cheong about the challenges of IFRS 17 implementation and how the experience of Solvency II helps