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Cannabis insurance: ending the bad trip

Conflicting state and federal laws, uncertain pricing and novel risks have discouraged most insurers from participating in the cannabis market so far. But as the US edges nearer to federal legalisation, this could change. Sarfraz Thind reports

Making sense of climate risk

Climate change is a risk of unprecedented scale, complexity and urgency. Claire Booth and Peter Kingsley outline how insurers can devise strategies to respond

Talanx RoE will be lower under IFRS 17 and 9, CFO warns

Understanding the impact of IFRS 9 and 17 is a key focus for insurers currently. German insurance group Talanx has shed light on the issue by warning its return on equity will be lower under IFRS 9 and 17. Cintia Cheong explains

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InsuranceERM Annual Awards 2020 - UK & Europe

InsuranceERM's Awards formally recognise the very best in risk management, actuarial and risk modelling practices, as well as the leading service providers in the UK and European markets.

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Insurers get to grips with climate disclosure

It has been more than two years since the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) issued its recommendations to companies. Paul Walsh investigates the challenges the reporting framework has brought for insurers and what progress needs to be made

US casualty reserves: courting disaster?

Rising claims and shrinking reserves in the US casualty business have led to speculation about an impending crisis. Could it really get that bad? Sarfraz Thind investigates

The dual challenge of implementing IFRS 17 and IFRS 9

Insurers across the world whose accounting practices are based on IFRS principles are busy preparing for the most radical shakeup for a generation. Cintia Cheong explains the basics behind those changes and how the industry is preparing

Enterprise Risk Management Technology Guide 2019

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Aon: Improving the modelling process

Actuaries face many modelling challenges in today’s fast-changing insurance landscape. But Aon’s ReMetrica platform can help them, says Paul Maitland, the provider’s head of risk software

Conning: Opportunities amid the challenges

Increasing challenges for re/insurers also brings opportunities for the sector, according to Dan MacKenzie, software product manager and a managing director at Conning

FIS: Unlocking IFRS 17 and LDTI

Martin Sarjeant, head of insurance risk solutions management and strategy at FIS, reviews the challenges posed by the new IFRS 17 accounting standard and its US counterpart, long-duration targeted improvements (LDTI)

Milliman: Radical change ahead

Pat Renzi, a principal at Milliman focusing on technology solutions, explains how IFRS 17 and the US long-duration targeted improvements (LDTI) accounting change are driving technology investment

 

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