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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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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 NFU Mutual built an award-winning risk team

NFU Mutual won risk team of the year in InsuranceERM's UK & Europe 2021 awards. The provider's risk director and chief risk officer Iain Baker shares the mutual insurer's pro-active strategy and steps to success with Ronan McCaughey

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European Commission signals directions for Solvency II review

The EU's priorities for economic recovery and green transition will influence the Commission's proposals for Solvency II reform, while some elements of Eiopa's suggestions look set for adoption too. Christopher Cundy reports

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Steering NewRe through the Covid-19 stress test

NewRe's chief risk officer (CRO) Christian Dahmen was highly commended in InsuranceERM's 2021 awards. He tells Ronan McCaughey about overhauling the reinsurer's risk management function and emerging risks to monitor

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Aurore Lecanon: the CRO of the year driving risk management change

Chief risk officer of the year in InsuranceERM's 2021 awards, Aurore Lecanon, tells Ronan McCaughey how and why she successfully modernised Prudential International Assurance's risk function. She also discusses Brexit's impact

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Matching adjustment becomes a battleground in UK's Solvency II consultation

Respondents to the UK's consultation on the future of Solvency II have taken starkly opposing positions on the matching adjustment, with some arguing for liberalisation and others for scrapping it. Christopher Cundy reports

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Bank of England ignites the debate on UK-EU Solvency II equivalence

The EU is in no rush to grant the UK reciprocal equivalence on Solvency II and has stirred anger by saying it wants to see how far the UK diverges before giving the green light. Paul Walsh assesses the state of play and whether there is any potential for a future agreement

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Is address-level pricing causing or solving natcat protection gaps?

Consumers in high-risk districts are facing unaffordable premiums for property cover - a situation that some blame on insurers' increasingly detailed pricing methods. But insurers argue that address-level pricing allows them to close protection gaps. David Walker reports

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Insurance protection gaps: getting over the blame game

Politicians and civil society tend to blame insurers for widening protection gaps. But insurers say governments and regulators must share responsibility. So what can be done to solve what all regard as a growing problem? Christopher Cundy reports from Eiopa's 10th anniversary conference