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Why virtual reality tech could be a game changer for insurance

'The future is bright for insurance, the future is virtual'. That was the optimistic sentiment at a recent Lloyd's event to demonstrate the exciting possibilities for virtual, augmented reality and mixed reality technologies in the insurance industry. Ronan McCaughey explains

Candace Woods: engineering financial wellness

Prudential Financial's chief actuary talks to Christopher Cundy about her role in improving diversity, reforming its actuarial team and the regulatory challenges facing the insurer.

Technology

Climate risk management: the heat is on

Managing financial risks from climate change is becoming an important issue for insurers. Ronan McCaughey speaks to firms about the tools they use to gauge climate risk - and how they plan to deal with this major global challenge

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US Sifi designations: not exactly dead

The Federal Reserve's work on large insurer regulation appeared to receive a final nail in the coffin when Prudential's Sifi designation was removed this month. Insurers have rejoiced, but systemic risk regulation has not been buried entirely. Sarfraz Thind reports

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IFRS 17

IFRS 17: A delay in the balance

Arguments are raging about whether implementation of the new insurance contracts accounting standard should be delayed. Cintia Cheong wraps up the latest developments in the long-running saga

Events

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Insurance & Climate Risk EMEA

Discuss the disruptive cascade effect of physical environmental risks and their impact on insurance risk as well as the threats and opportunities for investments

Insurance Risk & Capital EMEA

Discuss the most pressing issues in insurance risk and capital management and the future challenges facing the industry at InsuranceERM's flagship event for for insurance C-level executives and risk teams

IFRS 17 Conference

As firms delve deeper into their IFRS 17 projects and the implementation deadline looms, the enormity of the task ahead is becoming more and more apparent

Roundtable

How to insure a warming world

What effect will climate change have on the insurance industry, and what can insurers do to mitigate climate risk? Participants in part two of this roundtable from InsuranceERM and DWS discuss the strategic transformations that are needed, and the influence of voluntary and regulatory initiatives on this process