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Jaw or war? Confronting the pandemic business interruption question

Winston Churchill famously said talking a problem through - "meeting jaw to jaw" - was better than warring it out. Around the world, some insurers are finding compromises to support holders of business interruption policies. Others are bracing for a fight, finds David Walker

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Covid-19: The CRO's view

In part one of a revealing two-part report from InsuranceERM's Covid-19 webinar series, Allianz Group chief risk officer (CRO) Tom Wilson tells Paul Walsh how the pandemic is impacting the insurer and the sector overall.

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Guiding Axa through Covid-19

Axa's group chief risk officer Renaud Guidée discusses pandemic insurance pools and Covid-19 business interruption cover with Ronan McCaughey - and argues no other industry has gone so far as insurance to help customers during the crisis

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Australia's insurers get grilled after the country burns

A parliamentary committee took Australia's insurers to task after a torrid season of bushfires, Covid-19 and scathing criticism of their conduct and governance. David Walker reports

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Conduct risk in an outcomes-based environment

The UK's conduct regulator has signalled a new approach to overseeing the insurance industry - and with Brexit has the potential to make bolder moves. Paul Walsh reports from an Association of British Insurers event on the hopes and fears for future of conduct regulation

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Insurers to rethink operational resilience post Covid-19

Insurers' operational risk management already faced scrutiny before the Covid-19 pandemic. Now, experts from Crowe and Oric International expect operational resilience to become a priority for management. Ronan McCaughey reports

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Retroactive BI cover needed to save US businesses, says legislator

On the eve of a potential hearing of the retroactive business interruption bill in the New York State Assembly, the bill's architect Robert Carroll explains his rationale to Sarfraz Thind and why he is hopeful of winning the argument

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Market crash raises questions on matching adjustment benefit

The question of whether the Solvency II matching adjustment (MA) provides an appropriate benefit to insurers has returned to the fore in pandemic-hit markets. Christopher Cundy reports

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Sport versus insurers: let the game commence

Covid-19 has ravaged the sporting world. A blanket halt in global events threatens to cost organisers billions and insurers are being asked to pay. Both sides have strong arguments — and even stronger legal teams, as Paul Walsh and Sarfraz Thind report

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DAV's Frank Schiller on the Solvency II review

Germany's actuarial association has some strong opinions on how the EU's regulation needs to be reformed - or left untouched - as board member Frank Schiller explains to David Walker