Saturday, January 16, 2021

Technology, Regulation & Accounting

Conning & PRI’s Commitment to ESG Investing for Insurers

Matt Daly, Head of & Corporate and Municipal Teams, and Principles for Responsible Investing (PRI) outline the ESG investing issues facing U.S. insurers and...

P/C Book Yields, Surplus May Slip Further Due to Pandemic Fallout

2020 Events May Beg Questions of Insurers’ Risk Tolerance; Scenario Planning May Help Identify Potential Outcomes  Alan Dobbins, Director, Insurance Research and Daniel Finn, FCAS,...

Solvency Oversight Wheels Keep Churning

Regulator and Rating Agency expectations are not static. We explore some recent changes to their standards and methodologies for insurers. This issue of Perspectives highlights...

Insurance Roadmap 2020: Three Keys to Success

Over the past year, I had the privilege of meeting with more than 100 global insurance companies, with total assets of around US$12 trillion...

PutWrite: A Potentially Risk-Reducing Strategic Allocation For Non-Life Insurers

In early 2016 the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) issued Accounting Standards Update 2016 – 01 (ASU 2016 – 01), changing how financial institutions...

Don’t Let The Tail Wag The Dog: For Insurers, It’s Investment Discipline First, Capital Efficiency Second

This year was the year of the dog, according to the Chinese zodiac. For NEPC’s Insurance Investment Practice, 2018 was the year of rated-private-debt...

The Potential Impacts of the Trump Tax Bill on Municipal Bond Investing

The bill approved by Congress on December 20, 2017, should have significant supply and demand effects on the municipal bond market, and the changes...