Roundtables

Internal models

Internal models: from the wings to centre stage

Internal models: from the wings to centre stage

Internal models have moved from being regulatory capital tools to become an essential part of decision-making. In part one of this InsuranceERM / Willis Towers Watson roundtable, participants explain what internal models have delivered, the importance of communication with the board and how models can cope with change

Bermuda

The drivers behind Bermuda's thriving life re/insurance business

The drivers behind Bermuda's thriving life re/insurance business

Life re/insurance business from the US and Europe is being increasingly consolidated in Bermuda. In part one of this InsuranceERM / Aviva Investors roundtable, participants explain the drivers behind that growth, what makes Bermuda an attractive jurisdiction and the sources of capital for the sector

Managing assets in Bermuda's life re/insurance sector

Managing assets in Bermuda's life re/insurance sector

A competitive approach to managing assets is crucial for Bermudan life re/insurers. In part two of this InsuranceERM / Aviva Investors roundtable, participants discuss their approaches to asset management and the challenges around optimisation and accessing suitable investments

Physical Risks

Managing climate risk in underwriting and investing

Managing climate risk in underwriting and investing

Insurers have a great deal of experience modelling natural catastrophes and this expertise will be core to how the sector copes with climate change risk. But transferring the knowledge is not straightforward, and getting the right data to the right people remains a struggle, as participants discuss in part one of this two-part roundtable from InsuranceERM and DWS.

How to insure a warming world

How to insure a warming world

What effect will climate change have on the insurance industry, and what can insurers do to mitigate climate risk? Participants in part two of this roundtable from InsuranceERM and DWS discuss the strategic transformations that are needed, and the influence of voluntary and regulatory initiatives on this process

Risk management

Risk management priorities post-Solvency II

Risk management priorities post-Solvency II

Insurers may have implemented Solvency II but the work of the risk function is far from complete. As well as testing Solvency II systems properly, other issues such as Brexit have risen up the agenda, as chief risk officers discuss in part one of this InsuranceERM/BearingPoint roundtable

Risk managers plan their digital future

Risk managers plan their digital future

While Solvency II work lingers on, risk managers are having to expand their expertise into a broader array of risks – notably in the cyber and technology space – as chief risk officers discuss in part two of this InsuranceERM/BearingPoint roundtable

The lessons learned from internal model approval

Presented in conjunction with EY and the Internal Model Industry Forum

The lessons learned from internal model approval - part 1

The lessons learned from internal model approval - part 1

In part one this roundtable, held in conjunction with EY and the Institute of Risk Management's Internal Model Industry Forum, model experts at UK insurers discuss their experiences with applications, calibrations and model change processes

The lessons learned from internal model approval - part 2

The lessons learned from internal model approval - part 2

In part two this roundtable on internal models – held in conjunction with EY and the Institute of Risk Management's Internal Model Industry Forum – model experts at UK insurers discuss bringing value to the business and whether, in retrospect, it was worth all the pain