AM Best's 2020 Insurance Market Briefing - Europe and Methodology Seminar

AM Best's
Insurance Market Briefing - Europe & Methodology Review Seminar (London)

AM Best will hold its annual Insurance Market Briefing - Europe & Methodology Review Seminar on 11 November 2020.

The two online sessions will feature senior AM Best analysts and executives who will present updates on the EMEA re/insurance markets and discuss various market trends and challenges that are of importance to the industry.

When:

Wednesday, 11 November 2020

EMEA Re/insurance Markets: Rating Trends and Industry Issues from COVID-19
10:05–11:35 GMT

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Best’s Credit Rating Methodology: Reflections on Emerging Industry Issues
14:00–15:30 GMT

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For More Information:
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EMEA (Re)insurance Markets: Rating Trends and Industry Issues from COVID-19

Morning Webinar Sessions Session Chair and Analytical Respondents

EMEA (Re)Insurance Market Overview
Update on Credit Rating Activity and Market Segment Outlooks

  • Notable rating trend developments
  • Non-life market segment outlooks
Session Chair: Nick Charteris-Black
Managing Director, Market Development - EMEA
           

Greg Carter
Managing Director, Analytics - EMEA & AP

Angela Yeo
Senior Director, Analytics

Ghislain LeCam
Director, Analytics

Panel Discussion: Insurance and Reinsurance Markets Issues Relating to the Impact of COVID-19
  • A moderated discussion, tackling the issues and aspects of the insurance and reinsurance businesses, as well as industry sectors, impacted by the COVID-19 crisis, and how the pandemic might also be shaping the industry's future

Session Chair: Nick Charteris-Black
Managing Director, Market Development - EMEA

Carlos Wong-Fupuy
Senior Director, Global Reinsurance Ratings

Catherine Thomas
Senior Director, Analytics

Mathilde Jakobsen
Director, Analytics

Best’s Credit Rating Methodology: Reflections on Emerging Industry Issues

Afternoon Session and Topics Session Chair and Analytical Respondents

Best’s Credit Rating Methodology: Reflections on Emerging Industry Issues
Analytical Deliberations; Market Trends and Challenges; and Rating Experiences

Session Chair: Mahesh Mistry
Senior Director, Credit Rating Criteria Research & Analytics
Innovation
Key components of innovation criteria, market developments and benchmarking analysis

Valeria Ermakova
Associate Director, Analytics

Victoria Ohorodnyk
Senior Financial Analyst

Environmental Social Governance (ESG)
Changes to rating criteria, market practices and key themes (climate risk, financial disclosures)

Michael Dunckley
Associate Director, Analytics

Jessica Botelho-Young
Senior Financial Analyst

IFRS 17
Development to the standard, ratings perspective, market developments and challenges

Anthony Silverman
Associate Director, Credit Rating Criteria, Research & Analytics

Pierre Tournier
Senior Financial Analyst

Lessons Learnt from COVID-19: Enterprise Risk Management Observations and Importance of Stress Testing

  • Developments of ERM practices from past events (with a focus on stress testing capabilities)
  • Observations and challenges raised from COVID-19
  • Prospective ratings deliberations on ERM

Ghislain Le Cam
Director, Analytics

Alex Rafferty
Associate Director, Analytics

 Q&A AM Best Credit Rating Analysts
 Closing Comments Mahesh Mistry
Senior Director, Credit Rating Criteria Research & Analytics

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