Regulation Solvency II, Risk-based capital, Accounting/Tax

News

Insurers "distressingly absent" in push for US climate legislation

Senator Sheldon Whitehouse says industry understands risks from climate change, but won't drive Congress

Libor transition: what you need to know

Exchange ideas at the Insurance Risk & Capital Americas virtual conference next week

Get the inside track on LDTI

It will be examined at the Insurance Risk & Capital Americas virtual conference on 22 September.

InsuranceERM's Technology Guide 2020-21 is launched and ready to use

The directory covers over 100 products used by insurers for risk, capital and asset management

Join InsuranceERM's Americas virtual conference for expert insight

The virtual event is free for insurers and will be held on 22-23 of September

UK insurers lose in FCA business interruption test case

The case aims to resolve contractual uncertainties after Covid-19 led to significant business losses

UK sets stage for endorsing IFRS 17

Accounting standards board appoints ex-PwC partner Pauline Wallace as chair

Efrag likely to give IFRS 17 final endorsement advice by March

Draft advice due to be issued next month

Achmea plans distribution to shareholders

The group expects to lose four percentage points from its solvency ratio as a result of first payment

Date set for FCA BI test case judgement

The verdict will be revealed on 15 September

Analysis

The FSB and effective resolution: why it should matter to you

Insurers can come up with many reasons to put resolution planning at the bottom of their list of priorities. Carlos Montalvo explains why they should not

Linda Lacewell: New York's no-nonsense reformer

Change... it's overdue. The head of the NYDFS, Linda Lacewell, believes there is a transformative energy in the air and it must not be wasted. She speaks to Sarfraz Thind

The cloud is a silver lining amid Covid-19

Covid-19 has put to bed any doubts about the use of cloud technology for risk and capital management. The pandemic will also drive more sophisticated risk modelling, as Ronan McCaughey discusses in his review of key trends in the risk software markets

Covid-19's consequences for solvency, stress and scenario testing

What lessons have been learned from the solvency risks created by the pandemic? Three experts discuss with Christopher Cundy the reactions from insurers and supervisors, and the implications for future regulation

Pension superfunds "not a competing proposition", says L&G

The pension risk transfer market and investment solutions put insurers in a strong position to manage defined-benefit pension liabilities, L&G's head of pricing and execution Pretty Sagoo tells Cintia Cheong

AIG Life's playbook for Covid-19

Ruth Middleton, AIG Life's chief risk officer, and Debbie Bolton, chief underwriter and head of customer operations at the UK life insurer, tell Ronan McCaughey how the provider has adapted to Covid-19 and reveal their post-pandemic outlook