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US insurers in Covid-19 coverage crisis

Insurers are being asked critical questions about their role in protecting consumers from the coronavirus pandemic. Despite calls from on high, the industry says it will not cover business-interruption and workers compensation losses. As the crisis deepens, industry bodies say such demands could threaten the stability of the sector. Sarfraz Thind reports

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Flood, climate, capital: NAIC president Ray Farmer's agenda for 2020

Ray Farmer is the new president of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners. In this Q&A with Sarfraz Thind, he talks about flood coverage, international regulation and how he intends to raise climate awareness

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US eliminates reinsurer collateral for Bermuda, Japan and Switzerland

Three countries given "reciprocal jurisdiction" status

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IAIS Abu Dhabi: Why the Treasury and NAIC returned different ICS conclusions

"Team USA" voiced wildly divergent tones in their reaction to the ICS talks in Abu Dhabi last week. But, despite their strong statements, the US negotiators appear to be in accordance over zero implementation of IAIS's capital accord and the potential to move forward with compromise. Sarfraz Thind reports

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IAIS Abu Dhabi: compromise on global capital standard keeps process on track

Paul Walsh summarises the reaction to today’s agreements that keep the Insurance Capital Standard on track, but not without objections from Canada and questions about US comparability

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NAIC backs Fed group capital proposals

New rules more burdensome for regulated insurers but win for state structure

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Team USA under pressure from Senate to reject bad ICS deal

Vote on ICS 2.0 is due in November

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US regulators must focus on cyber, technology

Linda Lacewell highlights need for more women in insurance at NAIC's New York event

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Climate risk in the US: time to stand up

Trenchant politics, vested interests, short-term thinking ... tackling climate change in the US is an uphill battle. Washington insurance commissioner Mike Kreidler tells Sarfraz Thind about the difficulties of standing up to the status quo

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NAIC approves law on EU-US covered agreement

States receive go-ahead to implement pact designed to reduce reinsurer collateral