CMI places no weight on 2020-2021 data for next mortality projections

2021 still likely to be an outlier, says CMI


Canada updates schedule for capital treatment of SFG risk

A public consultation was planned for September 2021, but is now deferred to February 2023


UK annuity writers await crucial paper on IFRS 17 profit recognition

Cintia Cheong reports on how insurers and auditors are under pressure to reach a consensus on applying IFRS 17 to annuities - a decision that could seriously impact insurers' balance sheets


Insurtech weekly: Abacai; Coalition; Cytora; Cover Genius; Buckle; Bolttech

InsuranceERM rounds up the latest fundraisings and launches from the world of insurtech


Insurers face $425m claim for victims of Lawrence Nassar sexual abuse case

USA Gymnastics urges insurers to pay as a new settlement is disputed


UK risks having too few specialist with-profits actuaries

Actuaries prefer "new growth areas," warns Hymans Robertson


NAIC's discrimination investigation lacks substance, says think-tank

Regulatory body voted this week to investigate insurer activities which could marginalise minorities


Quantum computing shows potential for insurers' asset-liability management

Optimisation challenges can be solved in the blink of an eye, say actuaries


Topdanmark and Mandatum boost Sampo's H1 profits

The group also identified a €30m benefit from knowledge sharing with If P&C and Hastings


Canadian actuaries to use Fiera Capital for IFRS 17 discount rates

CIA expands partnership with asset manager that also produces discount rate curves for pensions