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The heat is on for climate risk modelling

It is time for catastrophe risk model developers to go beyond a piecemeal approach to addressing climate change, argues Jayanta Guin

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Covid-19 sparks life into digitalisation

Covid-19 has prompted life insurers to upgrade their underwriting technology to use data in previously unimagined ways. A policyholder's driving history, pharmacy records, and the tone of your voice can now all be analysed as evidence. Sarfraz Thind examines the latest trends.

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Catastrophe risk modelling: platforms and models update

InsuranceERM's round-up of developments at model vendors and platform providers AIR Worldwide, Impact Forecasting, Oasis LMF, RMS, Guy Carpenter, WTW, JBA, Nasdaq, KCC, ARA, Combus, CoreLogic, ERN and Fathom

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How Covid-19 is changing the UK's prudential supervision

At a recent webinar organised by the Association of British Insurers, experts discussed what Covid-19 and Brexit might mean for the future direction of UK prudential regulation. Cintia Cheong reports

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Insurers to rethink operational resilience post Covid-19

Insurers' operational risk management already faced scrutiny before the Covid-19 pandemic. Now, experts from Crowe and Oric International expect operational resilience to become a priority for management. Ronan McCaughey 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

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Chubb's Barney Wanstall: creating the 'end-to-end' IFRS 17 solution

One of the biggest challenges for insurers implementing the IFRS 17 accounting standard is creating a seamless and robust system that takes in all the relevant information and produces the required numbers, as Chubb's head of IFRS 17 implementation in 25 countries explains to Cintia Cheong

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IFRS 17 implementation requires "extreme flexibility"

Cristina Colozza, IFRS 17 disclosure and methodology central lead at Zurich, tells Cintia Cheong about the firm's IFRS 17 implementation status and the importance of its financial impact assessment

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Politics and sluggish innovation become bugbears for risk chiefs

InsuranceERM surveyed eight senior risk officers to assess the highs and lows of 2019 as well as what they are hoping for in the next 12 months. Paul Walsh examines the key findings

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IFRS 17: twists and turns in the home straight

Cintia Cheong examines stakeholders' preliminary views of the IASB's redeliberations and previews the final stages of development of the insurance contracts accounting standard