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Matching adjustment becomes a battleground in UK's Solvency II consultation

Respondents to the UK's consultation on the future of Solvency II have taken starkly opposing positions on the matching adjustment, with some arguing for liberalisation and others for scrapping it. Christopher Cundy reports

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ICS capital calculations: onerous, uncertain, but growing in relevance

The global Insurance Capital Standard (ICS) requires yet more modelling work for insurers and some of its rules for calculating capital are vague. It's currently a low priority for insurers and investors, but UK firms in particular should watch closely. Christopher Cundy reports

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IFRS 17 confidence level disclosure: ultimate run-off vs one year

Cintia Cheong explores why insurers face a tricky choice between the two different time horizons for the confidence level disclosure of the IFRS 17 risk adjustment

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Milliman hires ex-KPMG partner for UK life insurance team

John Jenkins will be advising clients and taking on appointed actuary roles

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IASB issues final version of IFRS 17

The deferral of implementation to 2023 and the reinsurance accounting changes are most welcomed by insurers. Cintia Cheong reports

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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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Accounting implications of Covid-19 for insurers

KPMG's Joachim K├Âlschbach suggests actions for companies to take

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KPMG names new Asia Pacific insurance head

Erik Bleekrode will take up role based in Hong Kong

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EY recruits Eamon McGinnity for UK insurance risk team

He previously worked at KPMG and RBS Insurance

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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