• Institutional Investors Will ‘Double Down’ on Risk in 2017

    Thought Center Feature

    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.”

     

    Thought Center Feature Institutional investors are set to make bigger bets on riskier assets during ...
  • Putting the Customer First

    Thought Center: IIS Outlook 

     

    Putting the Customer First: Rebooting Customer Relationships and Taking Analytics to New Heights

     

    IIS CEO Mike Morrissey presents at the inaugural  Dubai World Insurance Congress 2017.

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  • Global Centers of Insurance Excellence (GCIE)

    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

    To highlight the importance of risk management education, and to engage future generations in our in ...
  • Insurance Leaders Join Insurance Development Forum

    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.

     

     

    Insurance Development Forum (IDF) Chair Stephen Catlin, and Chairman Elect of the IIS, has today ann ...
  • Coordinating to mitigate operational risk

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    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.

     

     

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Insurance and Blockchain

 

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.

 

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