EMEA Insurance Digest

Risk appetite gains momentum in a changing world

Willis Towers Watson's latest risk appetite survey has again confirmed that risk appetite is increasingly central to insurers' business decisions.  

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Podcast: InsurTech - illusion or revolution?

In a lively and informative session recorded at the Willis Towers Watson Life2018 Conference on 21 June, Andrew Harley was joined on stage by Shona Cotterill from Boundlss, Kiruba Eswaran from Anorak and Magdalena Ramada Sarasola, who all shared their opinions on the influence that InsurTech is having on the insurance industry.

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Life2018 Conference

Presentations and other follow up material from the Life2018 Conference held in London on 20 & 21 June are now available on our website.

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ResQ 4.1 now available

ResQ 4.1's new capabilities allow you to optimally manage your reserves by improving ease of use, consistency and control, as well as streamlining the reserving process – giving you greater confidence in meeting reporting challenges, and enhancing business performance.

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Emphasis 2018/1 (July)

Our global magazine for insurance executives. Our insurance industry experts offer connected perspectives on risk and capital management, strategy and growth, operational effectiveness and technology.

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Bite-size IFRS 17 video series: Programme and next steps

In the fourth video from our bite-size IFRS 17 series, Matthew Ford looks at the steps involved in an IFRS 17 programme.

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Bite-size IFRS 17 video series: System implications

In the third video from our bite-size IFRS 17 series, Andreas Schröder looks at the system implications driven by IFRS 17.

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Radar 4.1 released

This new version of Radar provides significant enhancements in the policy data structures for Radar Live and adds rich, visual mapping capabilities to the data visualization toolset, along with significant performance improvements when evaluating gradient boosting machines.

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Radar 4.0

Radar 4.0 has been launched. For the first time, users can build Gradient Boosting Machines (GBMs) and classification models directly within Radar's decision support environment. This is the first step towards all of Emblem and Classifier's existing functionality being available within Radar, along with a wide range of modelling tools.

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Quarterly InsurTech Briefing Q1 2018

In this edition of our Quarterly InsurTech Briefing, we take a look at the universe of InsurTech capital providers. Our aim is to understand their strategies and motivations in order to predict the likelihood of future investment success. We consider the strengths which these investors have and which they pitch to startups when looking for attractive investment opportunities and highlight potential weaknesses that capital raising entrepreneurs should be aware of.

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Blockchain gives life to a 300 year old idea

Senior economist Magda Ramada explains why blockchain technology is actually a new way to pursue an insurance distribution system that existed 300 years ago.

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Geocoding: The underappreciated science of catastrophe modeling

Despite advances in peril mapping and geocoding technology, the geocoding process remains a challenge. This article explores how to overcome the challenges.

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P&C Insurance Evening (May)

Presentations and other follow up material from the event held in May are now available on our website.

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P&C European Actuarial Directors' Forum

Presentations and other follow up material from the forum held in Budapest in April are now available on our website.

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P&C European Actuarial Directors' Forum 2018 - regional roundup podcast

In this audio recording, you can hear eight of our regional Insurance Consulting and Technology leaders outline key trends, changes in regulations and major issues that P&C insurers need to be aware of in their markets.

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P&C Insurance Evening (March)

Presentations and other follow up material from the event held in March are now available on our website.

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Decode Cyber Brief

Employee negligence, malfeasance attributable to more than half of cyberinsurance claims. Articles in this edition explore recent and emerging cyber trends. The human element remains an overwhelming cause of cyber risk, with 58% of claims included in our Reported Claims Index directly attributable to employee negligence and/or malfeasance.

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Solutions for Life Insights

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