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Solvency II's legacy for risk teams is dull, repetitive work chief risk officers (CROs) need to find interesting new work – of which there is no shortage, says Stephen Coombes, interim CRO at Unum UK. He talks to David Walker about how the risk function can evolve to maintain its relevance

The lessons learned from internal model approval - part 2

In part two this roundtable on internal models – held in conjunction with EY and the Institute of Risk Management's Internal Model Industry Forum – model experts at UK insurers discuss bringing value to the business and whether, in retrospect, it was worth all the pain

MA optimisation: the experience at LV=

The matching adjustment (MA) is a vital element of the Solvency II package to annuity underwriters, but making the most of it is challenging. In this article, James Sharpe, developer of optimisation tool OptiMA, and Ed Rayson of insurer LV=, describe how MA benefits have been improved in practice

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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...



The risk managers' view on cyber risk

Operationally and in underwriting, the cyber threat has vexed risk managers. At InsuranceERM's North America conference, panellists discussed the difficulties and how they are trying to overcome them

The future of the finance function - part 2

In part two of this InsuranceERM / Aptitude Software roundtable, finance leaders discuss how financial analysis is changing, how to deal with the flood of data, and the role that artificial intelligence could play

View from the Top: Turning ORSA on its head

In his quarterly column for InsuranceERM, Tom Wilson, chief risk officer for Allianz, shares his insights into managing risk and capital. In this instalment, Tom describes how insurers can get value out of the ORSA by focusing less on regulatory reporting and more on risk and capital management as a continuous process

Upcoming events


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 ERM North America 2017

Photos from the premier event for the North American insurance market. CROs, Chief Actuaries and Regulators provided the latest thinking on the most pressing issues facing risk professionals today.

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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.

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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.