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Finding the goal in insurtech - part one: the investors

Strategies for capitalising on new insurance technologies are as varied as the technologies themselves. In part one of this series of interviews, Cintia Cheong talks to insurtech investors about the most promising areas for tech development, and how they are making their investments

Modelling future profit emergence under IFRS 17

Understanding how IFRS 17 financial statements might evolve in the future will be of vital importance to insurers and their investors. Steven Morrison describes a methodology for 'top-down' modelling of key metrics to enable fast and effective decision-making

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

IFRS 17

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IFRS 17 Essentials 2018

InsuranceERM's guide to the insurance contracts accounting standard, featuring contributions from the International Accounting Standards Board, FIS, Legerity Financials, SAS, Milliman and Aptitude.

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IAIS gears up for a global supervisory regime

Since the International Association of Insurance Supervisors introduced the Insurance Capital Standard in 2016, the industry and some supervisors have pushed for fundamental changes in a number of areas. With a new consultation package, the IAIS aspires to square the circle. Aggelos Andreou reports

Putting gender equality principles into practice

Many insurers have committed to narrowing the pay and seniority imbalance that exists between their male and female employees, but are their policies having any effect? Paul Walsh investigates

Solvency II SFCR insights and analysis

Holloway Friendly breaks the mould with readable, educational SFCR

The UK friendly society has taken a radical approach to its Solvency II public reporting, creating a document that can be understood by non-experts but still meeting regulatory requirements. InsuranceERM spoke with chief financial officer Paul Harwood to understand the firm's motives and ask how the redesigned SFCR has been received

SFCRs: "We're not sure any policyholders read them"

Insurers say their solvency and financial condition reports (SFCRs) are barely read by customers, so how should they evolve to better suit their audience? Christopher Cundy reports on this and other views and experiences with the public Solvency II document

Events

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Insurance Risk & Capital Americas

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

Insurance & Climate Risk Americas

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 Bermuda 2018

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

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