Archive

  • The FSB and effective resolution: why it should matter to you

    18 September 2020

    Insurers can come up with many reasons to put resolution planning at the bottom of their list of priorities. Carlos Montalvo explains why they should not

  • Linda Lacewell: New York's no-nonsense reformer

    17 September 2020

    Change... it's overdue. The head of the NYDFS, Linda Lacewell, believes there is a transformative energy in the air and it must not be wasted. She speaks to Sarfraz Thind

  • The cloud is a silver lining amid Covid-19

    16 September 2020

    Covid-19 has put to bed any doubts about the use of cloud technology for risk and capital management. The pandemic will also drive more sophisticated risk modelling, as Ronan McCaughey discusses in his review of key trends in the risk software markets

  • IFRS 17's neglected questions: the risk adjustment and confidence levels

    14 September 2020

    Andries Beukes discusses with Cintia Cheong the findings of an investigation into how insurers are planning to calculate their IFRS 17 risk adjustment and confidence level

  • The Future of Insurance: no future for guaranteed products?

    03 September 2020

    Covid-19 has heightened the threat of a low-for-long interest rate environment and is adding to doubts around the future for life insurance products with guarantees, as Paul Walsh reports

  • Covid-19 and insurance: stirred, not shaken

    01 September 2020

    Isaac Alfon and Shirley Beglinger share the findings of their survey of risk and finance executives on how they coped with the crisis - and how working environments and business practices will change after the pandemic

  • The Future of Insurance: innovation with a purpose

    27 August 2020

    According to Zurich's head of innovation, Stuart Domingos, the future of insurance should not be driven by technology but by the need to empathise with customers. He talks to Sarfraz Thind

  • Pandemic protection: what a public/private solution might look like

    24 August 2020

    Swiss Re's Ivo Menzinger has overseen many innovative public/private partnerships to insure risks at a regional and national level. Now he is focusing on pandemic protection programmes, he explains to David Walker

  • The Future of Insurance: the operational revolution

    20 August 2020

    Adapting to remote working during to the Covid-19 pandemic was never going to be an easy task. However, insurers think they have coped well and this way of working is here to stay. Paul Walsh reports in the first instalment of our Future of Insurance series

  • Value creation analysis finds an "enormous gap" between best and worst insurers

    14 August 2020

    BCG's analysis of value creation by insurers has found a massive gap between companies, much more so than in other industries. And the challenges posed by Covid-19 are putting extra pressure on the worst performers to respond. Christopher Cundy reports