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.
In this latest segment of the 2016 IIS Speaker Series RGA COO Donna Kinnaird talks with Dan Houston, CEO of Principal, on the importance of the financial services industry in identifying retirement solutions, ensuring adequate protection for employers and employees alike. Dan also shares his thoughts on the most promising application of data and analytics in the financial services space.
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.
Dr. Joan Lamm-Tennant, CEO of Blue Marble Microinsurance and an IIS Executive Committee member, was chosen to represent the insurance industry at the April 22 COP 21 Signing Ceremony at UN Headquarters, where she articulated the commitment by the industry to design and implement solutions intended to narrow the protection gap and improve disaster risk resilience by sharing its risk management expertise with governments and international institutions.
Marsh (for Marsh & McLennan) breaks down the significant operational, regulatory, and underwriting risk implications of the vote for the insurance industry. The article describes how the vote could cause material shifts in various risks as a result of market uncertainty, how personnel issues may arise through freedom-of-movement restrictions, and how shifts can be expected in the regulations that pertain to the writing of cross-border insurance business.
The British people have voted for the UK to Leave the European Union (EU). This is a momentous decision which will have significant implications for both the UK and Continental Europe. Whilst a second referendum in the wake of a period of intense negotiations between London and Brussels cannot be entirely ruled out, Financial Institutions should commence reassessing their strategic, business and operational models on the assumptions that the UK will leave the EU definitively within the next three years.