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Reinsuring Africa in a soft market: One Re CRO

The young reinsurer One Re is somewhat of a specialist, focusing as it does on non-life risks facing clients in Africa. But its chief risk officer Ross McGee tells David Walker that the challenges remain the same, including reporting challenges under Solvency II, soft markets, and risk models.

ICS version 1.0 inspires little faith in IAIS timetable

Despite the IAIS heralding the launch of insurance capital standard version 1.0, insurers say it has achieved a lot less than originally promised. Is it time to scale back ambitions for version 2.0? Callum Tanner reports

Insurers under fire for underwriting coal industry

Divesting from coal companies while continuing to underwrite them is a 'blind spot' of insurers' climate policies, according to campaigners. Cintia Cheong investigates what four insurers are doing about it

Scenario planning for the insurtech revolution

Magdalena Ramada and Andrew Harley share their thoughts on how insurers should be planning to deal with the transformative technologies and tools that are making their way into the business

Market Insight

IFRS 17 and the challenges ahead

The new insurance contracts accounting standard brings a dramatic shift in accounting and actuarial practices, and insurers should be prepared for implementation challenges, as Kamran Foroughi explains

High velocity risk management

A rapidly changing world produces rapidly emerging risks that can flummox even the most comprehensive of risk management frameworks. Neil Cantle proposes an approach to improving how insurers respond to today's threats...

Analysis

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How to prepare for SMCR

The introduction of the Senior Managers and Certification Regime (SMCR) will mean more change for UK insurers in how they ensure that senior staff are appropriately qualified and behave responsibly. Marcus Bonnell describes the main elements of the regime and outlines a plan to deal with it

The biggest barrier to actuarial system improvement is... actuaries?

As insurers prepare for another round of system adaptation and process review with the introduction of IFRS 17, Andries Beukes shares his experience in modernising actuarial systems and discusses what role actuaries have in the success – and failure – of transformation projects

Upcoming events

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Insurance Risk & Capital, Bermuda

With political change in the US and Brexit in Europe new questions have been raised in the past few months as to the effect these will have on the Bermudan market. This conference will focus on the strengths and opportunities Bermuda presents together with a focus on the global regulatory environment.

Insurance and Climate Risk 2017

Insurance is one of the industries that could be most affected by climate change due to what it insurers and what it invests in, so the aim of this conference is to bring together departments on both sides of the insurer’s balance sheet so that they can discuss and learn what roles they can play in response to climate risk.

Tech Guide

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IFRS 17

IFRS 17 compliance: a task comparable with Solvency II?

IFRS 17 has been described as a "landmark shift" in insurer accounting and some are saying that implementation could require more work than was needed for Solvency II. InsuranceERM gets the lowdown from the industry on what it means for the sector

Now available ON DEMAND

This webinar covers the recent developments and new concepts introduced by the insurance contracts accounting standard. You will hear how insurers can get prepared and implement IFRS 17 ahead of the 2021 deadline. This webinar is hosted by InsuranceERM, in association with FIS and Deloitte.

Solvency II Map

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Europe: Solvency II status

Updates from 17 EU insurance supervisors and regulators on the status of Solvency II implementation, covering internal models, adjustments and transitionals.