Insurtech weekly: Swiss Re, Oscar, WeLab, Whitespace

InsuranceERM rounds up the latest fundraisings, launches and partnerships in the insurtech world


Admiral highlights uncertainties from FCA pricing reform

The UK motor insurer warned the eventual reforms may impact customer retention


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Amanda Blanc dubs exit from Italy "just the start" for Aviva's transformation

Allianz and CNP are buying general and non-life units in €900m M&A


Conning to launch climate risk scenario analysis tool

The SaaS Conning Climate Risk Analyzer will have a beta release at the end of this month


Hiscox vows to bounce back from brand damage

The specialist re/insurer posted a pre-tax loss of $268.5m for 2020


Catherine Drummond: black swans are more common than people think

Catherine Drummond, InsuranceERM's young actuarial and risk professional of the year, explains to Paul Walsh what is needed to succeed in a risk role, how the function has evolved and her push for diversity and inclusion within the industry


Willis Towers Watson to update DataValidator software tool

The provider says the product's processing speed will be multiple times faster in most cases


Aviva's climate goals need clarity, say environmentalists

UK insurer reveals plans to become carbon neutral by 2040


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