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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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Uniqa stops insuring new coal business

Climate activist group Unfriend Coal has welcomed Uniqa's move, but said more can be done

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IFRS 17 Conference: what have we learned?

The upcoming accounting standard for insurance contracts poses several challenges to the industry ranging from skills shortages to stakeholder engagement. On 27 February, experts convened at InsuranceERM's IFRS 17 Conference in London to discuss their approach to successful implementation. Cintia Cheong summarises the findings

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Insurers exchange ideas to improve engagement on IFRS 17

Skills shortage, getting different teams on board and managing communications are top issues

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Uniqa reports a 41.6% rise in preliminary net profit for 2018

The Austrian insurer said the decline in life premiums is a strategic move

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Get to grips with IFRS 17 challenges

InsuranceERM’s inaugural IFRS 17 conference will take place on 27 February in London

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"IFRS 17 is the most cross-function project we've ever had"

Erich Kruschitz, head of group finance of Uniqa, tells Cintia Cheong about the challenges the company faces with the implementation of IFRS 17 and 9 accounting standards

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Uniqa chief takes top role at Insurance Europe

Andreas Brandstetter says industry "must evolve"

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Uniqa cites internal model approval and M&A for rising solvency ratio

But Austrian group warns of no premium growth this year

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Insurance executive named Austria's finance minister

Hartwig Loeger sees important role for life cover as pensions hit limits