Market Insight

Getting IFRS 17 implementation right

Massimiliano Neri of Moody's Analytics explains the issues insurers should consider when implementing the accounting standard, and how it will challenge data, systems and processes

High velocity risk management

A rapidly changing world produces rapidly emerging risks that can flummox even the most comprehensive of risk management frameworks. Neil Cantle proposes an approach to improving how insurers respond to today's threats...

IFRS 17 and the challenges ahead

The new insurance contracts accounting standard brings a dramatic shift in accounting and actuarial practices, and insurers should be prepared for implementation challenges, as Kamran Foroughi explains

End user computing: the hidden threat

CIMCON Software has been providing clients with end user computing (EUC) risk management software for over 15 years. Chief executive Craig Hattabaugh explains the risks of EUCs to the insurance industry and how to tackle them.

Enhancing business decisions

Tapping the opportunities created by advances in risk management may not be as difficult as some think, as Marcus Bowser and Kirsty Leece explain

Inside the Solvency II engine room

As the EU's new regulatory regime settles in, Milliman's Oliver Gillespie observes insurers facing greater uncertainty about their actions, confusion among investors and more volatility in their balance sheets

A stamp of approval

Towers Watson's eighth global ERM survey has revealed startling progress in attitudes towards risk management and in the frameworks that insurers have implemented. But as Mike Wilkinson explains, there is still work to do

Analysing your way to a digital advantage

The digital era presents a golden opportunity to engage with customers – and insurers should ensure they are not left behind, says David Ovenden, Insurance Management Consultancy Leader, Towers Watson

Data: it's a question of confidence

Information is at the heart of effective risk and capital management, so making sure data solutions are robust is a necessity for modern insurers, as MBE's Andries Beukes explains

Don't pigeonhole a CRO

Carsten Hoffmann, a director at Towers Watson, explains why tomorrow's chief risk officers must be more engaged with the actual business and prove their worth as strategic advisers, rather than just worrying about risk frameworks and regulatory compliance.