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UK regulator on EIOPA shortlist

There was a surprise inclusion of a UK regulator on the shortlist for EIOPA chair, while the row over the Solvency II review escalates, writes David Worsfold, Contributing Editor.

Tune in for up tempo returns

Insurance Investment Exchange this week launched its latest digital roundtable series – Off the Beaten Track – which aims to explore new emerging asset classes and themes appearing in insurance portfolios as insurers balance tackling low yields with mitigating tail risks.

What does it mean to be green?

Turning an investment portfolio green is going to be one of the defining challenges for insurers over the next decade.

Facing up to uncertainty

We live in an age of uncertainty but institutional investors, including insurers, do not always appreciate the wider potential impacts on investment values of the most serious threats.

Press boards on climate change and diversity, says Investment Association

The Investment Association has urged investment managers to step up the pressure on boards over a range of key issues, with climate change and diversity at the top of the agenda.

Relax Solvency II and free up £95bn for re-investment, says ABI

A new report commissioned by the Association of British Insurers, published today in response to the government’s consultation on Solvency II, sets out how changes to the Matching Adjustment and the Risk Margin mechanisms could free up £95bn for re-investment.


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