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CRO Forum picks second vice-chair

Allegra van Hövell-Patrizi replaces Jan-Hendrik Erasmus who became Forum chair in May

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Getting IFRS 17 ready for lift off

Despite the recent efforts by the IASB in proposing several changes to ease the implementation of IFRS 17, the new accounting standard for insurance contracts, some in the industry believe more needs to be done. Cintia Cheong rounds up the latest developments on IFRS 17 and the outstanding issues until its launch

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IFRS 17: A delay in the balance

Arguments are raging about whether implementation of the new insurance contracts accounting standard should be delayed. Cintia Cheong wraps up the latest developments in the long-running saga

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ABI calls for 'minimum' two-year delay to IFRS 17 implementation

More time needed to deliver high quality financial reporting it is argued

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IFRS 17 implementation costs average €160m per insurer, say CFOs

Stakeholder poll also reveals no worries over volatility of financial figures

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The rise and fall of valuation methodologies

The arrival of Solvency II and revised guidance on embedded value methodologies has led to changes in the financial metrics that European insurers report – and not all of them are welcome. David Walker reports

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IASB consults on temporary IFRS package for insurers

Insurers could face accounting mismatches and balance sheet volatility with implementation of financial instruments standard

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Industry chiefs urge deferral of IFRS 9

Adoption before IFRS 4 Phase II would obscure insurers' financial statements

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Insurers urge no reporting in Solvency II's preparation phase

Responses to Eiopa's consultation on the 2014-2016 preparation phase for Solvency II have come back with a strong message that the reporting is too burdensome and the ORSA should be stripped of its quantitative elements. Christopher Cundy reports

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Matching adjustment proposals are "unnecessarily restrictive"

They should reflect the nature of the insurance business better, says Towers Watson