Willis Towers Watson to launch IFRS 17 software in 2019

Regulatory and other reporting requirements are driving the pace of change, says the broker


Insurers maintain push for two-year IFRS 17 delay

Proposed one-year deferral is good, but not good enough


IAIS Luxembourg: AI and big data require crucial risk management changes, experts warn

Insurers need to upgrade their risk management operations to cope with technologies


ILS issuance hits record $1.6bn for third quarter

On track to beat annual issuance figure as new perils covered


Insurance patent filings jump 40% in a year

Focus on pricing and telematics to make risk modelling more accurate


Climate risk management: the heat is on

Managing financial risks from climate change is becoming an important issue for insurers. Ronan McCaughey speaks to firms about the tools they use to gauge climate risk - and how they plan to deal with this major global challenge


Deal value for global insurance M&A highest since financial crisis

However, volume fell to just 84 deals in H1, the lowest since 2009


IASB to discuss whether IFRS 17 re-opening is necessary "in coming months"

Board members urge any amendments to be narrow in scope


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


Finding the future for AI in P&C insurance

Artificial intelligence has the potential to improve a number of important processes, and raise the understanding of risk drivers, insurers told Willis Towers Watson in a recent survey. Neil Chapman explains the key findings to Paul Walsh