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Conduct risk in an outcomes-based environment

The UK's conduct regulator has signalled a new approach to overseeing the insurance industry - and with Brexit has the potential to make bolder moves. Paul Walsh reports from an Association of British Insurers event on the hopes and fears for future of conduct regulation

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Retroactive BI cover needed to save US businesses, says legislator

On the eve of a potential hearing of the retroactive business interruption bill in the New York State Assembly, the bill's architect Robert Carroll explains his rationale to Sarfraz Thind and why he is hopeful of winning the argument

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The key decisions in Samsung Life's journey to IFRS 17 implementation

Samsung Life's Jeong Hyeok Park and Deloitte Korea's Byoung Shin tell Cintia Cheong how the insurer is implementing the new accounting regime and what they make of the recent amendments to the standard

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Covid-19 reveals the cracks in the US insurance system

US insurers have been getting a beating in their response to the Covid-19 crisis. Their latest move to rebate auto premiums shows the fissures in their approach and the lack of a cohesive regulatory response. Sarfraz Thind reports

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UK regulators respond to parliament's Covid-19 insurance questions

The possibility of a pandemic risk pool, alleged unfair treatment to customers and the current solvency situation of insurers were among the topics that MPs posed to the UK's top regulators in a grilling at the Treasury Committee. Paul Walsh reports

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Generali Switzerland's three-phase approach to coping with Covid-19

Giselle Lim, chief risk officer at Generali Switzerland, describes how the insurer is responding to the operational, capital markets and communication challenges posed by the coronavirus pandemic

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Actuarial recruitment: a pause for the pandemic

Cintia Cheong reports on the how the actuarial job market in the UK is faring amid the coronavirus pandemic, the IR35 tax changes and the implementation of IFRS 17

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HKFI's Selina Lau: Covid-19 is a golden opportunity to educate the public

Selina Lau's first month as chief executive of the Hong Kong Federation of Insurers has been nothing if not busy. From the coronavirus to the opportunities of the Greater Bay Area initiative, while handling IFRS 17 and forthcoming risk-based capital rules, there is never a dull moment, she tells David Walker

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US insurers in Covid-19 coverage crisis

Insurers are being asked critical questions about their role in protecting consumers from the coronavirus pandemic. Despite calls from on high, the industry says it will not cover business-interruption and workers compensation losses. As the crisis deepens, industry bodies say such demands could threaten the stability of the sector. Sarfraz Thind reports

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IFRS 17 in the UAE: the real issue is lack of expertise

Oscar Kitasoboka, chief actuary at the UAE Insurance Authority, talks to Cintia Cheong about the IFRS 17 challenges facing the country's insurers in comparison to other regions