Just Say “Know” to Insurtech: Insurtech’s impact on the insurance industry is surging, reminding us of the influence that technological change and growth bring to the modern consumer and business landscapes and individual industries.
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From Risk to Resilience: Marsh & McLennan Companies Cyber Handbook 2018: Perspectives on the Next Wave of Cyber: The 2018 edition of the Marsh & McLennan Companies Cyber Risk Handbook provides insights on the shifting cyber threat environment, emerging global regulatory trends and best practices in the journey to cyber resiliency.
Guy Carpenter Reports US Insurance Market at a Crossroads but Opportunity Exists: Guy Carpenter today released a study outlining a dynamic insurance industry facing a changing economy and pressure in once-stable lines, but with opportunity for those with management skill and understanding of risk.
Insurers Challenged by Forces of Technology Disruption: Here we review recent GC Capital Ideas posts on the need for the insurance industry to come to terms with the forces of technological disruption challenging their business models.
China Risk Oriented Solvency System (C-ROSS): The China Insurance Regulatory Commission (CIRC) is instituting sweeping changes through its three-tiered China Risk Oriented Solvency System (C-ROSS) framework that will dramatically impact how (re)insurers conduct business. It will strengthen capital requirements, risk management and transparency disclosures – bringing China in line with, and in some cases overtaking, global standards. The C-ROSS framework is similar to Solvency II: three tiers focusing on quantitative, qualitative and disclosure requirements.
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Asia Pacific Catastrophe Report 2017: Executive Summary: Protection Gap and Convergence Capital: The proportion of losses uninsured in the Asia Pacific region remains high. For example, examination of this year’s major landfalling typhoons in China shows a wide discrepancy between economic and insured losses.