63260

The devil in the IFRS 17 detail of reinsurance indexation clauses

The wording used in reinsurance contracts could lead to a bumpy transition from IFRS 4 to IFRS 17. Vasilka Bangeova explains how one contract clause - indexation - might trip re/insurers up

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Writing a new chapter for Equitable Life

Feryal Nadeem started her career at Equitable Life during its financial crisis. Twenty years later she is chief risk officer at the provider that will finally resolve the UK mutual insurer for policyholders, as she explains to Ronan McCaughey

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Cannabis insurance: ending the bad trip

Conflicting state and federal laws, uncertain pricing and novel risks have discouraged most insurers from participating in the cannabis market so far. But as the US edges nearer to federal legalisation, this could change. Sarfraz Thind reports

63213

Making sense of climate risk

Climate change is a risk of unprecedented scale, complexity and urgency. Claire Booth and Peter Kingsley outline how insurers can devise strategies to respond

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Talanx RoE will be lower under IFRS 17 and 9, CFO warns

Understanding the impact of IFRS 9 and 17 is a key focus for insurers currently. German insurance group Talanx has shed light on the issue by warning its return on equity will be lower under IFRS 9 and 17. Cintia Cheong explains

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Insurers get to grips with climate disclosure

It has been more than two years since the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) issued its recommendations to companies. Paul Walsh investigates the challenges the reporting framework has brought for insurers and what progress needs to be made

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US casualty reserves: courting disaster?

Rising claims and shrinking reserves in the US casualty business have led to speculation about an impending crisis. Could it really get that bad? Sarfraz Thind investigates

63134

The dual challenge of implementing IFRS 17 and IFRS 9

Insurers across the world whose accounting practices are based on IFRS principles are busy preparing for the most radical shakeup for a generation. Cintia Cheong explains the basics behind those changes and how the industry is preparing

63118

IAIS Abu Dhabi: Why the Treasury and NAIC returned different ICS conclusions

"Team USA" voiced wildly divergent tones in their reaction to the ICS talks in Abu Dhabi last week. But, despite their strong statements, the US negotiators appear to be in accordance over zero implementation of IAIS's capital accord and the potential to move forward with compromise. Sarfraz Thind reports

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IAIS Abu Dhabi: compromise on global capital standard keeps process on track

Paul Walsh summarises the reaction to today’s agreements that keep the Insurance Capital Standard on track, but not without objections from Canada and questions about US comparability