Archive

  • Reinsurance structures under threat from IFRS 17 accounting change

    19 February 2019

    Challenges remain from non-proportional contracts and different measurement models, assumptions, aggregations and coverage units

  • New Zealand reduces insurers' earthquake loss exposure

    14 February 2019

    Rise in coverage limit of public scheme recognises building cost increases, minister says

  • Insurers maintain push for two-year IFRS 17 delay

    16 November 2018

    Proposed one-year deferral is good, but not good enough

  • IFRS 17: A delay in the balance

    23 October 2018

    Arguments are raging about whether implementation of the new insurance contracts accounting standard should be delayed. Cintia Cheong wraps up the latest developments in the long-running saga

  • IFRS 17 app for general insurers launched

    01 October 2018

    Developed by Anaplan and Deloitte, the tool has an inbuilt index to determine PAA eligibility

  • KPMG promotes Simon Ranger to lead UK insurance

    18 September 2018

    Simon Ranger previously held roles at Deloitte and Prudential UK

  • Equity release mortgages: stopping the roof falling in

    07 August 2018

    The Prudential Regulation Authority has shaken up life insurers by proposing new assumptions around the valuation of ERMs. The more prudent approach seeks to avoid a potential disaster if house prices stagnate or crash, but the impact on insurers could be serious. Christopher Cundy reports

  • IFRS 17 presents data integration challenge "more than anything else"

    31 July 2018

    No one-size-fits-all solution for upgrading technology, Deloitte expert says

  • Nine out of 10 confident to meet IFRS 17 deadline, survey finds

    18 July 2018

    One third of insurers to spend at least €50m on complying with the accounting standard, says Deloitte

  • Actuarial and recruitment consultancies join forces for Italian endeavour

    17 April 2018

    Milan base for the new business