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Six ingredients needed for an effective consumer risk metric

How should insurers communicate the risks and benefits of their products to potential retail customers? A recent paper from the UK Institute and Faculty of Actuaries investigated this question and came up with some surprising results. Christopher Cundy explains

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

"The Solvency II review is a Herculean task for regulators"

Talanx's chief risk officer Gerhard Stahl talks to David Walker about the 2020 review of Solvency II, how to improve risk reporting, and the story behind ESG integration

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

Learning the lessons from internal model change

Defining and implementing changes to internal models has challenged insurers, but a new industry report sheds some light on the best approaches to managing the process. Christopher Cundy reports

Drone risk flies high

The disruption caused by drones at airports has propelled the risk to worldwide attention. For underwriters, it is adding to their considerations - but they also have much to gain from the technology. Paul Walsh reports