The Insurance Investment Exchanges’s first virtual event opened up the discussion about the challenges insurers face on the investment front in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic.
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The London insurance market is at the eye of the storm when it comes to major claims arising from the pandemic. From event cancellation through marine and aviation to the thorny issue of business interruption cover the sums being talked about run into hundreds of millions.
The Bank of England Prudential Regulation Authority has written to insurers clarifying how its advice to banks regarding IFRS 9, capital requirements and loan covenants impacts insurers’ internal assessments of loan creditworthiness and their treatment of unrated assets.