topic: insurance

Sector Focus
January 16, 2023

Natural catastrophes drive up reinsurance premium rates

Reinsurers are being forced to increase premium rates, invest in modelling and re-evaluate where they conduct their business as a consequence of the increasing frequency...
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Policy & Regulation
December 7, 2022

EU regulator reveals plan to assess sustainability risks under Solvency II

The European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority is seeking feedback on its proposals to examine the links between sustainable investments and solvency risks. Earlier this...
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Policy & Regulation
July 27, 2022

UK Solvency II reforms may not yield net zero windfall, insurers warn

The government has proposed reforms to the Solvency II regulatory framework for insurers, with the aim of freeing up capital for long-term investment, including in...
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Policy & Regulation, Sector Focus
May 24, 2022

Pension fund focus on ESG opens questions over insurer back books

Billions of assets purchased by insurers to back UK retirement promises have the potential to drive corporate progress on issues such as climate change, and...
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March 30, 2022

Lessons from climate risk pooling

Countries such as Australia, the US and the UK have developed financing solutions to deal with the aftermath of severe weather events, and are now...
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