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Dive In 2019: catching up on diversity and inclusion

The insurance industry was heavily criticised during last year's Dive In festival for its poor approach to diversity and inclusion. Nearly twelve months on, Paul Walsh finds the sector is beginning to listen.

Climate risk in the US: time to stand up

Trenchant politics, vested interests, short-term thinking ... tackling climate change in the US is an uphill battle. Washington insurance commissioner Mike Kreidler tells Sarfraz Thind about the difficulties of standing up to the status quo

Insurers push for dual-rate approach to Ogden

The change in the Ogden rate prompted surprise and disappointment from insurers. Their hopes for a fairer settlement are now pinned on the next round of reforms, as Christopher Cundy and Paul Walsh report

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"We want clarity and certainty for IFRS 17 implementation"

Patrick Klijnsmit, director of finance, risk & performance management and control at ASR, talks to Cintia Cheong about choosing vendors and contractors, and what he thinks of the proposed changes to the accounting standard

What's next for the MA and VA?

More than €100bn of capital relief is provided by Solvency II's matching and volatility adjustments, but they are far from uncontroversial. As the European Commission begins to consider reforms, Christopher Cundy reports on the problems and possible solutions


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In the Spotlight: Gefion Insurance

The Danish motor insurer is latest to require remedial action by regulator Finanstilsynet after deficiencies were identified in its capital and risk management practices. David Walker reports

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Irish stories in focus

Questioning the value of IFRS 17

Irish insurance chief risk officers have expressed scepticism about the benefits of IFRS 17 and fear the principles-based nature of the insurance accounting standard will hamper consistency. Ronan McCaughey explains


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IFRS 17 Conference

Photos from the IFRS 17 Conference 2019, which took place on 27 February in London.


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Insurance ERM Americas

The premier event for CROs, Chief Actuaries and Regulators to debate on the most pressing issues facing risk professionals.

Insurance & Climate Risk Americas 2019

The insurance and climate risk session will look at how the risk, actuarial, investment and underwriting teams at re/insurers are responding to the risks and opportunities posed by a changing climate and extreme weather.



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