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VIDEO: Swiss Re economist Thomas Holzheu talks inflation and geopolitics

Thomas Holzheu, chief economist Americas at Swiss Re talks at the Insurance Risk & Capital Americas 2022 conference

VIDEO: Prudential Financial's CRO Nick Silitch talks inflation

Nick Silitch discusses the short, medium and long term outlook for inflation

IR&C Americas: US insurers reveal the impact of the Great Resignation

Conference attendees were also polled about the changes to working practices in the post-Covid era

IR&C Americas: Stagflation and excess corporate debt creating toxic cocktail of risk

Prudential Financial's Nick Silitch describes a global economy on the brink

LV appoints David Hynam as CEO

Former Bupa UK and global CEO will replace Mark Hartigan

Harriette Resnick appointed interim climate head at NYDFS

DFS searching for replacement for Nina Chen who has joined OCC

Should insurers have mandatory diversity targets?

DE&I will be discussed at the Insurance Risk & Capital Americas conference next week

Robert Muir-Wood: we need a more scientific approach to climate and catastrophes

RMS's chief research officer says insurers must look more broadly at the risk horizon

Analysis

Climate and inflation threats spark response from technology vendors

Risk modelling and management teams are being pushed to improve how they deal with climate and inflation risk - and software vendors are responding, as Ronan McCaughey explains

CROs find a career path in the C-suite

Chief risk officers (CROs) have carved out an important role in insurers, but they need a different skillset to succeed in senior C-suite roles. Paul Walsh reports

Japan steps forward with ICS-based capital framework

Japan is midway through development of a new capital framework that takes its lead from the Insurance Capital Standard. This should make it a beacon for international prudential rules, as the FSA's Shigeru Ariizumi explains to Sarfraz Thind

ALM and capital management under Hong Kong's RBC

Richard Chan, Hong Kong chief investment officer and Asia head of ALM at Axa, discusses Hong Kong's forthcoming risk-based capital regime and how insurers will respond

Hanfa's Ilijana Jeleč: Croatian insurers face a challenging year

Ahead of hosting the IAIS Global Seminar this week, Croatia's insurance regulator Ilijana Jeleč talks Sarfraz Thind about developing the market in this land of a thousand islands

IFRS IC likely to stand its ground on IFRS 17 annuity decision

Staff at the IFRS Interpretations Committee have backed the original decision on annuity accounting, going against the view of most stakeholders. Cintia Cheong reports