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Getting IFRS 17 ready for lift off

Despite the recent efforts by the IASB in proposing several changes to ease the implementation of IFRS 17, the new accounting standard for insurance contracts, some in the industry believe more needs to be done. Cintia Cheong rounds up the latest developments on IFRS 17 and the outstanding issues until its launch

What is stalling the growth of the patent insurance market?

In his fourth article on insuring intangible risks, Tim Freestone investigates the limitations of the patent protection markets and how growth could be stimulated

A shake-up of Australian earthquake modelling

David Walker finds that much has changed in the risk models used to assess the country's seismic hazard - and in the mentality of the modellers themselves

IFRS 17 Conference: what have we learned?

The upcoming accounting standard for insurance contracts poses several challenges to the industry ranging from skills shortages to stakeholder engagement. On 27 February, experts convened at InsuranceERM's IFRS 17 Conference in London to discuss their approach to successful implementation. Cintia Cheong summarises the findings

Insurers rank their most dangerous risks for 2019

Dave Ingram and Mark Mennemeyer discuss the results of their poll on which risks are considered most dangerous to insurers

Don't postpone IFRS 17 deadline again, says Allianz

Cintia Cheong asks Remo Cavegn, Allianz One.Finance programme director, about why the 2022 deadline should stay and how the German insurer is managing to stay ahead of the game