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News

AMP Life stops accepting fresh risks

Move is to suit Resolution Life, its prospective owner

India's GIC Re keeps first right of refusal on contracts

However, European reinsurers also stand to benefit from IRDAI revised regulations.

IASB to review contract aggregation in IFRS 17

Insurers could present contracts at portfolio level instead of group level

Pressure remains on AMP over Resolution Life M&A

Australia’s stock exchange also accused of failing to protect investors’ rights

Australian government downplays cyber property threat

Cyber terrorism remains an emerging risk but has yet to lead to market failure, the Australian government says

Analysis

The state of play in cyber risk modelling

Sarfraz Thind talks to Jeremy Platt, US cyber specialty practice leader at Guy Carpenter, to get the broker's view on the latest developments in cyber risk management and modelling

Turning data into a differentiator

Swiss Re Institute's head of insurance risk research, Dan Ryan, tells Ronan McCaughey how insurers can turn the wealth of data they currently hold into valuable insights, and an opportunity to differentiate themselves from their competitors

Ten years old today

Peter Field reflects on a decade of publishing a title that has its roots in Solvency II but has broadened its coverage to all aspects of risk management in insurance companies worldwide

Rating agencies warn of insurtech bubble

A glut of money has flowed into insurtech start-ups, raising concerns that investors are fuelling a bubble in the sector. The situation has also highlighted the challenge of defining “true” insurtech innovation. US editor Sarfraz Thind reports

Candace Woods: engineering financial wellness

Prudential Financial's chief actuary talks to Christopher Cundy about her role in improving diversity, reforming its actuarial team and the regulatory challenges facing the insurer.

IFRS 17: A delay in the balance

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