IFRS 17: still waiting for disclosures

The IFRS 17 accounting standard is due to be implemented in five months' time, but many insurers are leaving it until the eleventh hour to reveal what impact the transition will have on their financial metrics. Christopher Cundy and Paul Walsh report


UN group develops ESG risks guide for life and health insurers

Guide is being created by UNEP PSI and HSBC Life


SFCRs reveal European insurers' Covid-19 stress test scenarios

The scenarios imagined the insurance impact of multiple lockdowns and waves of infection


Axa to sell Singapore operation to HSBC in $575m deal

French group planned to expand reinsurance in Australasia


Capital and accounting regulations drive ALM focus for Asian insurers

Demand for talent in asset-liability management is outstripping supply


Hong Kong insurers seek changes to matching adjustment proposals

Eligibility rules more complicated than Solvency II's MA, say investment chiefs


Free webinar: risk-based capital framework compliance challenges for Asian insurers

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Axa considering selling off Singapore unit: reports

Unit forms part of resilient $1bn cash-cow for French group


Hong Kong sales rose in Q1, though pandemic effects evident

Sales to mainland visitors suffer 27% quarterly drop