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News

Understanding loss development "critical" for ILS investors

Experts open up about ILS market troubles

Diversification for the sake of Solvency II capital benefit is "utter rubbish", says Lloyd's CEO

John Neal says syndicates have responsibility to be profitable

IFRS 17 to challenge reinsurance's capital management role

Guy Carpenter’s Vasilka Bangeova examines IFRS 17’s impact on the value chain

Scor reveals technology spend on IFRS 17/9

CEO has no regrets over Covea rejection

Dorian not expected to cost insurers more than $10bn, say loss experts

Change of predicted trajectory meant US escaped severe damage

Technology and cyber are reinsurers' biggest risks

IFRS 17, Solvency II and other regulatory issues ranked fifth

Removing IFRS 17 annual cohorts would lose credibility, says AM Best

Rating agency comments on IFRS 17 consultation

Capsicum Re hires AIG actuary for cyber pricing

Reinsurance broker expands cyber capabilities with several appointments

PCS launches cat loss index for Mexico

Events with losses greater than MX$300m will be tracked by the index

Scor reveals tech-enabled growth plans in "Quantum Leap" strategy

The €250m plan involves transition to IFRS 17 and accelerates the group's use of technology

Analysis

Wildfire scores, shake vouchers and robotics: reinsurers reveal tech plans at RVS

Leveraging of technology dominates Rendez-vous de Septembre discussions, as Cintia Cheong reports

A passionate ambassador for risk management

Socrates Coudounaris, executive director of risk (EMEA) at RGA, tells Ronan McCaughey how his risk team helps deliver the reinsurer’s strategy and what role innovation will play in the life re/insurance sector

Canopius: looking east and west for growth

This year's deals involving AmTrust and Samsung have given the 16-year-old Lloyd's operation a fresh impetus, as chairman Michael Watson explains to David Walker

NAIC forum: technology, data science and Brexit

The NAIC's international meeting this month proved a lively affair. Beyond the regulatory dissection, participants had a lot to say on issues ranging from technology to Brexit. Sarfraz Thind reports

Lloyd’s culture risks sabotaging its transformation plan

Lloyd’s “bold new strategy” to transform the 330-year-old insurance market by targeting efficiency and technology innovation could fall flat because of a lack of talent, the timeline for execution and the challenge of appeasing different stakeholders. Ronan McCaughey explains

Decoding IFRS 17 from an investment perspective

Efforts by the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) to clarify the definition of investment components within an insurance contract have been welcomed by some stakeholders. However, others argue a new proposal from the board could spark confusion. Cintia Cheong explains