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News

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

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

Climate change could cause UK flood losses to rise by 30%

JBA Risk Management makes projection using new model

High-res flood data is cat modelling's third disruptive wave - Muir-Wood

After the ‘Class of 93’ and the cat bond revolution, the ability to calculate building-level flood risk costs is causing a re-evaluation of flood insurance

Analysis

Finding a role for insurance in a technology-driven economy

In the second article in his series on intangible asset risk, Tim Freestone explores why the growth in intellectual property and patent risks has not been matched by a corresponding growth in insurance

IFRS 17 earnings recognition: challenges, opportunities and innovations

Luca Tres and Adam Robinson discuss IFRS 17 and its earning recognition criteria from a capital markets and insurance practitioner's perspective, and consider the challenges and the opportunities this presents

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

Marine insurance blockchain platform hopes to cut costs, risks and capital

The world's first blockchain platform for the marine insurance sector was launched at the end of May. Paul Walsh sits down with some of the platform's leaders to discuss how it will save costs and reduce risk

Lloyd's syndicates despair after reinsurance catastrophe rate rises vanish

Veterans express "horror" at the lack of movement in reinsurance rates after 2017's natural catastrophes, as David Walker reports

Lloyd's syndicates detail extent of natcat losses

Annual accounts from Lloyd's syndicates show a leap in combined ratios and losses following 2017's natural catastrophes. David Walker analyses the figures