The government-hosted National Resilience Taskforce focused on natural disasters concluded on 28 June 2019 and has delivered a framework and a knowledge hub to foster greater collaboration across sectors in reducing disaster risks. This article gives an overview of the deliverables and points out where actuaries can potentially be involved.
The International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) has made a series of tentative decisions to change eight areas of IFRS 17. Those amendments that are likely to be most relevant for Australian insurers are discussed below.
It’s been three months since the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) released their Information Paper - Climate Change: Awareness to action. We’ve checked in with Geoff Summerhayes from APRA to chat about the findings and actions from the Paper.
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