InsuranceERM Annual Awards 2020 – UK & Europe

The only constant is change

Justin Elks, managing director and UK enterprise risk management and insurance lead at Crowe, explains how the risk consultancy is helping insurers to prepare for digital transformation, assess their operational resilience and embrace change

Smart, multi-purpose solutions for insurers

Martin Sarjeant, head of insurance risk solutions management and strategy at FIS, explains how the financial technology provider's agile strategy enables it to stay ahead of regulatory regimes such as IFRS 17 and LDTI and help insurers achieve their goals

Real intelligence in near real-time

RPC Consulting's financial modelling platform, Tyche, delivers the speed, functionality and open integration that insurers need, according to the software solution provider's managing partner, Alun Marriott

Keeping innovation on track

Neil Chapman, senior director of insurance, consulting and technology at Willis Towers Watson, discusses how analytics is impacting the insurance sector and how the provider is continuing to develop its machine learning and artificial intelligence tools

Maximising the benefits of IFRS 17

Colin Holmes, managing director at Moody's Analytics, explains how the solutions provider can help insurers get the most value from implementing the IFRS accounting standard for insurance contracts

All eyes on operational risk

Ogie Sheehy, chief executive and founder of Ireland-based governance, risk and compliance (GRC) technology provider, ViClarity, explains why there is an increasing focus on operational resilience, and how technology offers insurers an effective solution

A power of good for insurers

Colin Holmes, managing director at Moody's Analytics, discusses how the large-scale computing power of its AXIS actuarial system can help insurers rapidly generate answers for a multitude of challenges

InsuranceERM Annual Awards 2019 - a spotlight on the winners

Don't let them take away your spreadsheets!

Craig Hattabaugh, CEO of Cimcon Software, speaks about how firms continue to struggle with adequately controlling the risks associated with spreadsheets and other end-user applications.

Stress testing: looking backwards to go forwards

Daniel Finn, a director at Conning, discusses how the firm's historical stress testing and scenario analysis is helping to change how the insurance industry understands risk

Solvency II reporting: a new narrative

Antoine Bourdais, Director of the Banking and Insurance Division at Invoke, discusses the evolution of regulatory reporting and how the focus is moving to the qualitative elements

Staying on top of scenario modelling

Colin Holmes, Managing Director, Insurance Solutions, discusses how Moody's Analytics is helping insurance firms address Solvency II requirements and improve stress and scenario analyses

Keeping risk management moving forward

Emma McWilliam, life and financial services leader and partner at Hymans Robertson LLP, talks about how risk management in insurers is evolving.

IFRS 17 Essentials

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A challenging year for insurers

IFRS 17 has been a significant hurdle facing the Insurance industry for almost four years now. However, 2020 saw the added challenges of a global pandemic, a faltering global economy and political uncertainty which added additional complications to an already challenged industry.

IFRS 17 - The RNA Way

IFRS 17 is not just about day-to-day reporting; it also requires insurers to be proactive and have forward-looking systems in place that are fit for large volumes of calculations. This can represent a challenge for certain IT infrastructures, which are at risk of buckling under the computational pressure.

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Optimising model capabilities

Moody's Analytics explains how its software and services can help insurers with their solvency monitoring, reporting and stress-testing requirements in Solvency II

Arming insurers for Solvency II and beyond

The pressures that Solvency II puts on risk and capital modelling are manifest: more information is required within shrinking deadlines, it has to be communicated better and it must be produced with more rigorous governance. FIS explains how its Prophet solution is helping actuaries and risk professionals deliver

A holistic approach

A multi-disciplinary approach is the key to good data management, says MBE, whose unique and innovative business structure has helped clients prepare for the stringent requirements of the Solvency II regime and beyond

Time to move forwards

Milliman's Neil Cantle explains how insurers have responded to Solvency II and how they can leverage their new skills to prosper in a fast-moving world

Delivering pillar 3 reporting

To submit Solvency II data to supervisors, insurers must get to grips with XBRL and automated data handling. In this article, DataTracks explains its approach