• CRO Forum analyses carbon footprinting for underwriting portfolios

    04 May 2020

    Methodologies and options for measuring carbon dioxide emissions discussed in report

  • Covid-19 pandemic likely to last two years

    01 May 2020

    The virus will not be halted until 60% to 70% of the population is immune, say US medical experts

  • Is PAA the IFRS 17 shortcut insurers have been looking for?

    11 March 2020

    Complying with the IFRS 17 insurance contracts accounting standard is hard work, especially for firms writing long-term contracts. Pamela Hellig discusses the potential for the premium allocation approach to relieve the pressure

  • Implementing IFRS 17 discount curves: theoretical and practical challenges

    30 July 2019

    Insurers will have to develop their own assumptions around discount rates under IFRS 17, which will re-open some old debates around incorporating the illiquidity premium. Steven Morrison explains.

  • Figuring out profit emergence under IFRS 9 and IFRS 17

    13 June 2019

    Gavin Conn and Steven Morrison examine how the choice of liability discount rate affects the expected profit emergence and earnings volatility under IFRS 9 and IFRS 17

  • Re/insurers warned of climate change risks for public health

    22 May 2019

    Swiss Re Institute's annual Sonar report features 15 emerging risk themes

  • Jury out on mortality improvement slowdown, says Swiss Re

    05 December 2018

    Insurers need to be mindful of the uncertainty when adjusting assumptions about mortality

  • Global cyber risk threat grows 9% in 2018

    04 December 2018

    Cambridge’s risk index highlights key risks to world’s cities

  • Profit emergence under IFRS 17: The Variable Fee Approach

    13 November 2018

    Steven Morrison continues his series on profit emergence under IFRS 17 by considering financial risk and its impact on contracts with participation features – with a focus on the differences between the VFA and general measurement model, and the impact of risk mitigation

  • Insurers fall behind other sectors in climate disclosure data

    26 September 2018

    FSB study analyses extent to which companies' reports align with TCFD recommendations