Market Insight

Fostering diversity and an inclusive culture

Insurance companies must continue to build diverse workforces and create inclusive cultures. Patricia Renzi explains how real progress can be made by aggressively changing the culture and taking a multi-faceted approach

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.

Wellington advise insurers to seek yield through municipal bonds

European insurers are still hunting for yield and the US municipal bond market may provide an interesting and capital efficient solution. Bob Sharma and James Bradbury, EMEA Insurance Relationship Managers at Wellington Management explain

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

Internal models - the next wave

Brian Robinson of Moody's Analytics spells out the opportunity for the next wave of internal model applicants

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

The reality of industrialisation

The benefits of streamlining and automating actuarial processes are evident in this recent case study, as Joel Fox explains

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