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

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

RMS unveils expanded terrorism model

RMS has updated its terrorism model to include new targets, exclude targets outside of attack criteria and to refine latitude and longitude coordinates of key attack points.

Efrag decision will influence global IFRS 17 deadline

Opinions of EU will have global repercussions, says ABI assistant director

Munich Re appoints CFO as Jörg Schneider retires

Ergo's Christoph Jurecka replaces Schneider in 2019

Japanese earthquake hits insurers for $125m

The quake struck the Osaka prefecture on 18 June

Analysis

Mapfre's Antonio Huertas: there should be one global capital regime

Mapfre's chief executive tells Cintia Cheong about the challenges and risks at the top of the Spanish insurer's agenda, including underinsurance, Solvency II and IFRS 17

2018 Atlantic hurricane season - the calm after the storm?

Last year's Atlantic hurricane season was one of the most catastrophic in recent memory with insured losses estimated at over $130bn. Now 12 months later and on the first official day of the season, forecasters believe relative calmness awaits. But forecasters are often wrong. Paul Walsh reports.

Microinsurance offers a lesson in technology and agility

Opportunities in emerging markets are flourishing, but traditional insurers cannot simply transpose their western business models. Aggelos Andreou finds the use of technology and a change in mindset are the keys to opening the doors

The future of terrorism risk insurance pools

Paul Walsh investigates how the terrorism pools are maintaining their relevance in the face of cyber threats and the changing nature of terrorist attacks

The long-term impacts of 2017's natural catastrophes

Following the devastation caused by hurricanes and wildfires last year, Paul Walsh asks the industry what the lessons are for insurers and risk modellers

Zurich's Alison Martin: economic risk should be higher up the agenda

Following the publication of the World Economic Forum's Global Risks Report, Christopher Cundy spoke with Zurich's chief risk officer Alison Martin to discuss the findings and reflect on the implications for risk managers