Analysis

IFRS 9 implementation - the sooner one starts the better

IFRS 9 implementation - the sooner one starts the better

Based on their experience with a joint insurance clients, JP Morgan Asset Management and Clearwater Analytics discuss the ins and outs of implementing the accounting standard, and why insurers should start early. Interview by Vincent Huck

Asset risk: Open hunting season or fool's gold?

Asset risk: Open hunting season or fool's gold?

Sarfraz Thind takes a deep dive into how Covid-19 has distorted the market. In part one of this two part series he looks at commercial mortgage-backed securitisations (CMBS), collateralised loan obligation (CLO) and municipal bonds.

SII reporting delays: thanks but no thanks

SII reporting delays: thanks but no thanks

As European regulators offer some leeway on Solvency II regulatory reporting deadlines, insurers seem inclined to follow the original schedule. Begging the question of how to account for the COVID-19 impact. David Walker reports