Swiss Re appoints Lippe replacement

Liès will take up role as CEO in February


Liberty Syndicates appoints risk management head

Wilkinson joins from Travelers


Certainty, proportionality, common sense: what the industry craves from regulators in 2012

Leading CROs and consultants give their views on how regulators and politicians may handle outstanding Solvency II implementation issues this year; on business strategy in response to this; and on the outlook for natural catastrophes. Here is a compilation of responses to the questions InsuranceERM asked experts just before Christmas


Aviva and Swiss Re CROs to lead CRO Forum in 2012

Spencer and Cole will continue the focus on emerging risks as well as Solvency II


"Proportionality is the key word in Solvency II"

One size does not fit all, says MGM Advantage's David Gulland


"Core group of countries should lead way on renewable energies"

Global warming is worsening the hazards of weather extremes, says Munich Re


2011 highlighted long-term investment role of insurers

Some adjustment to Solvency II will be needed for that role to continue, according to the ABI's Ulrich Zink


XL hires US risk management head

Jay Lefkowitz joins from ACE


"Expect more creative reinsurance structures to be used in Europe"

There's also an opportunity for reinsurers outside Europe to reinsure European risks, says Pete Thomas


"Confirm definitive guidance on level 2 and 3 measures as soon as possible"

UK clients just want to get on with Solvency II, stresses Karl Murphy