• Insurers' hidden risk from reinsurance recaptures: the perspective of UK annuity writers

    01 July 2022

    Mudi Ugono and Brad Ashton discuss the findings from a working party on how a reinsurer default could affect insurer balance sheets - and how the management of this risk could be improved

  • IFRS 17 experts to ditch insurers' favourite method for annuity profit recognition

    16 March 2022

    Not a valid interpretation of IFRS 17, Interpretations Committee says

  • European insurers' solvency ratios slightly down with Russia-Ukraine war

    11 March 2022

    Moody's says insurers are proving resilient to the current market stress

  • Lloyd's RITC deals cause last-minute hitch to UK's IFRS 17 endorsement

    21 January 2022

    UKEB endorsement decision likely on 25 March

  • En prise: Underestimating exponential growth as it relates to climate change

    15 December 2021

    Adél Drew explores whether climate risk scenarios truly reflect the trends we are seeing - and the consequences of getting it wrong

  • ESRB highlights discount rates as key risk in IFRS 17

    14 December 2021

    European Systemic Risk Board also warns about EU's carve out

  • Willis Towers Watson unveils eight-step climate action plan for insurers

    20 September 2021

    The broker, and asset manager Wellington, have produced a climate risk guide for the sector

  • UK delays IFRS 17 endorsement

    17 September 2021

    UKEB was due to publish its final endorsement decision in February 2022

  • Climate risk means property cat losses could rise 120% by 2040

    06 September 2021

    Swiss Re says climate perils will increase the property risk pool by 33% - 41% over next 20 years

  • Quantum computing shows potential for insurers' asset-liability management

    09 August 2021

    Optimisation challenges can be solved in the blink of an eye, say actuaries