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  • MAS's Daniel Wang on Singapore's insurance challenge

    04 December 2023

    The head of the insurance department at the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) talks to Sarfraz Thind about tackling global risks and how the country is leveraging its climate expertise to shine on the world stage

  • Frustrations with EU's regulatory approach emerge at Eiopa event

    24 November 2023

    Concerns over regulatory and supervisory issues - and with the EU itself - were prominent during the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority's annual conference, as Paul Walsh reports

  • Backtesting the Solvency II SCR: surprising findings and risk management implications

    22 November 2023

    Ralf Korn and Gerhard Stahl discuss their novel investigation into the quality of Solvency II capital models and reveal a simple but powerful method for challenging model complexity

  • NN Japan's CRO on his AI adventure

    20 November 2023

    Herman Gayle has a particular passion for AI, which he has been pushing to develop since he joined the firm five years ago. Such is his enthusiasm that he even arranges his holidays with it. Sarfraz Thind reports

  • IAIS 2023: Ariizumi and Saporta talk ICS, AI and climate

    14 November 2023

    The International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS) has seen a change at the top with Japan's Shigeru Ariizumi replacing Vicky Saporta as executive committee chair. The two gave an interview to Sarfraz Thind at the organisation's annual conference in Tokyo

  • Climate and sustainability champion of the year: Highly Commended, Ben Howarth, ABI

    09 November 2023

    Paul Walsh interviews Ben Howarth, chief sustainability officer at the Association of British Insurers, about shaping the UK's approach to sustainability and maintaining momentum on climate action

  • The race to respond to social inflation

    03 November 2023

    Insurers have a huge task ahead in addressing the factors behind social inflation, including society's distrust of big corporates, social media amplification and litigation methods. But others argue it's a manufactured crisis. Sarfraz Thind reports

  • ISSB and EU pledge to minimise the sustainability reporting overload

    31 October 2023

    European firms will have to comply with both EU and IFRS sustainability disclosure standards from their 2024 annual reports. But the two standard-setters have promised to be as harmonised as possible, as Joshua Geer reports

  • Top re/insurance regulatory priorities in the US and Bermuda

    27 October 2023

    Major regulatory developments are facing Bermudian and US re/insurers, and the key areas of supervisory focus on the horizon were discussed earlier this week at InsuranceERM's Bermuda conference. Christopher Cundy reports

  • UK's MA reforms: a fixation on attestation

    24 October 2023

    What do the PRA's proposed requirements for attesting matching adjustment benefits mean for insurers, and will it stop them investing in wider assets? Christopher Cundy and Paul Walsh report