Risk and actuarial recruitment: boom time again

Wages in actuarial and risk management roles are going up, in large part because of the opportunities created by IFRS 17, the new insurance contracts accounting standard. Cintia Cheong reports


RSA monitors TRG's debate on potential IFRS 17 deadline change

UK chief admits to a disappointing 2017 for UK operations, but Ireland regained profitability


KPMG partners with Aptitude on IFRS 17

Consultancy survey finds about 90% of insurers still assessing, or yet to consider, accounting standard


Asian insurer uses Aptitude Software to address IFRS 17 and 9

FWD is one of the first insurers to start implementation process


FRC leads calls for insurers' help in "simplified" IFRS 17 study

Insurers are being sought out for advice ahead of IFRS 17 implementation in 2021


IFRS 17 could increase cost of capital for European insurers

Numerous insurance executives have criticised the accounting standard


UK regulator responds to MPs' criticism of Solvency II

Reconsidering approach to dynamic VA and calculation of transitional measures


Industry faces "extreme challenges" in IFRS 17 implementation

Less than 10% of surveyed firms have implemented solutions


Hong Kong approves IFRS 17 but concerned by timing and consistency

Date of introduction coincides with new capital regime, putting burden on smaller firms


IFRS 17 could influence business models and ratings, says Fitch

Transition will bring significant challenges to recognising profits