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Casualty Actuarial Society launches cyber risk exposures guide

The guide is aimed at actuaries, insurance companies and those who price cyber risk

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Tropical cyclone numbers in East Asia predicted to be near normal

However, Guy Carpenter has predicted above normal numbers for the Philippines

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CRO Forum analyses carbon footprinting for underwriting portfolios

Methodologies and options for measuring carbon dioxide emissions discussed in report

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Covid-19 pandemic likely to last two years

The virus will not be halted until 60% to 70% of the population is immune, say US medical experts

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Is PAA the IFRS 17 shortcut insurers have been looking for?

Complying with the IFRS 17 insurance contracts accounting standard is hard work, especially for firms writing long-term contracts. Pamela Hellig discusses the potential for the premium allocation approach to relieve the pressure

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Implementing IFRS 17 discount curves: theoretical and practical challenges

Insurers will have to develop their own assumptions around discount rates under IFRS 17, which will re-open some old debates around incorporating the illiquidity premium. Steven Morrison explains.

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Figuring out profit emergence under IFRS 9 and IFRS 17

Gavin Conn and Steven Morrison examine how the choice of liability discount rate affects the expected profit emergence and earnings volatility under IFRS 9 and IFRS 17

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Re/insurers warned of climate change risks for public health

Swiss Re Institute's annual Sonar report features 15 emerging risk themes

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Jury out on mortality improvement slowdown, says Swiss Re

Insurers need to be mindful of the uncertainty when adjusting assumptions about mortality

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Global cyber risk threat grows 9% in 2018

Cambridge’s risk index highlights key risks to world’s cities