IIS CEO Mike Morrissey presents at the inaugural Dubai World Insurance Congress 2017.
Institutional investors are set to make bigger bets on riskier assets during 2017 in pursuit of higher returns, according to a new report. “Faced with greater volatility and continued rate pressures, [institutional investors] appear to be doubling down on their bets by increasing allocations to equities, private equities, and other high-risk assets seeking to generate returns.”
To highlight the importance of risk management education, and to engage future generations in our industry, the IIS has initiated the GCIE designation, a certification program for universities and colleges with outstanding Risk Management and Insurance programs, allowing them the opportunity to be recognized and to enhance their connections with the insurance industry.
Application deadline: March 17
Insurance Development Forum (IDF) Chair Stephen Catlin, and Chairman Elect of the IIS, has today announced the appointment of leading insurance CEOs to serve on the Steering Committee of the IDF.
TC Insights use the IIS Thought Center’s search engine to highlight timely trends in global risk management. Through the use of the Thought Center’s filter system, you can adjust TC Insights to highlight materials specific to your region, industry, or sector.
What is Distributed Ledger/Blockchain Technology and why does it Matter to Insurers? First, a definition. Distributed Ledger/Blockchain technology transfers value in a decentralized, consensus based immutable manner using cryptographic tools and is different from technology today by offering transactions occurring between unknown counterparties that are mathematically trusted in real time.