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Myth-busting the demise of commercial property insurance

The value of companies today is based more in intangible assets than ever before. So should commercial property insurers be worried about the future of their business? Tim Freestone delves into the data to reveal a surprising answer

Axa's Buberl defends takeover of XL

Axa’s share price dropped almost 10% following the announcement of its plan to acquire XL Group. Aggelos Andreou reports on the rationale behind the deal





Risk and actuarial recruitment: boom time again

Wages in actuarial and risk management roles are going up, in large part because of the opportunities created by IFRS 17, the new insurance contracts accounting standard. Cintia Cheong reports

IDD delay greeted with mixed reactions

Insurers have welcomed the European Commission’s proposal to delay implementation of the Insurance Distribution Directive, but not all national regulators are towing the line. Aggelos Andreou reports

SFCRs: delivering the goods in round two

An early financial year-end makes life and health insurer Vitality one of the first major EU insurers to deliver its annual solvency and financial condition report. David Walker discusses what’s changed and how other underwriters may evolve their SFCRs in the second year of reporting


FIS's Martin Sarjeant: InsuranceERM Awards 2017 Winner

FIS won three categories in the InsuranceERM Awards 2017: Best actuarial modelling software, Best use of cloud technology, and Best data solution. In this video, Martin Sarjeant explains how the company’s solutions are helping insurers with their actuarial requirements and how they are preparing for IFRS 17

Milliman's Thomas Bulpitt: the choices insurers face when implementing IFRS 17

Thomas describes how IFRS 17 – the insurance contracts accounting standard due to come into effect in 2021 – is principles-based, so firms will need to be careful about how they exercise their judgement on the risk adjustment and the transition. He also explains some of the biggest fears about implementing the standard.

Legerity's Mark Miller: why IFRS 17 is causing a stir in the insurance industry

Mark explains how IFRS 17 – the insurance contracts accounting standard due to come into effect in 2021 – will cause some radical changes in how insurers calculate profit and loss, and in how finance and actuarial teams operate. He also suggests a strategy for firms to benefit as much as possible from compliance.

InsuranceERM Annual Awards 2017 - a spotlight on the winners


Don't let them take away your spreadsheets!

Craig Hattabaugh, CEO of Cimcon Software, speaks about how firms continue to struggle with adequately controlling the risks associated with spreadsheets and other end-user applications.

Solvency II reporting: a new narrative

Antoine Bourdais, Director of the Banking and Insurance Division at Invoke, discusses the evolution of regulatory reporting and how the focus is moving to the qualitative elements

Staying on top of scenario modelling

Colin Holmes, Managing Director, Insurance Solutions, discusses how Moody's Analytics is helping insurance firms address Solvency II requirements and improve stress and scenario analyses



Risk & Innovation in Data and Analytics

Discuss the vision for the role of data in a digital insurance world – just how far reaching are the possibilities and what the big data revolution and advancements in AI and IoT mean for the risk and actuarial functions

Hilary Weaver (Lloyd's) @ Insurance Risk & Capital EMEA 2017

Hilary Weaver, Chief Risk officer at Lloyd's, describes her view on what challenges the risk teams need to face.

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