Insurers' hidden risk from reinsurance recaptures: the perspective of UK annuity writers

Mudi Ugono and Brad Ashton discuss the findings from a working party on how a reinsurer default could affect insurer balance sheets - and how the management of this risk could be improved


IFRS 17 experts to ditch insurers' favourite method for annuity profit recognition

Not a valid interpretation of IFRS 17, Interpretations Committee says


European insurers' solvency ratios slightly down with Russia-Ukraine war

Moody's says insurers are proving resilient to the current market stress


Lloyd's RITC deals cause last-minute hitch to UK's IFRS 17 endorsement

UKEB endorsement decision likely on 25 March


En prise: Underestimating exponential growth as it relates to climate change

Adél Drew explores whether climate risk scenarios truly reflect the trends we are seeing - and the consequences of getting it wrong


ESRB highlights discount rates as key risk in IFRS 17

European Systemic Risk Board also warns about EU's carve out


Willis Towers Watson unveils eight-step climate action plan for insurers

The broker, and asset manager Wellington, have produced a climate risk guide for the sector


UK delays IFRS 17 endorsement

UKEB was due to publish its final endorsement decision in February 2022


Climate risk means property cat losses could rise 120% by 2040

Swiss Re says climate perils will increase the property risk pool by 33% - 41% over next 20 years


Quantum computing shows potential for insurers' asset-liability management

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