Moody's Insurance Summit 2018

Thursday, September 13, 2018

September 2018

Summit

Moody's Insurance Summit 2018

Optimising Performance in Today's World

thursday, November 08, 2018
london

Moody's Insurance Summit 2018

Optimising Performance in Today's World
Thursday, September 13, 2018
September 2018
Park Hyatt Beijing
Beijing

Moody's Insurance Summit 2018

Optimising Performance in Today's World

Thursday, September 13, 2018
September 2018
Park Hyatt Beijing
Beijing

Moody's Insurance Summit 2018

Optimising Performance in Today's World

Thursday, September 13, 2018
September 2018
Park Hyatt Beijing
Beijing

Moody's Insurance Summit 2018

Optimising Performance in Today's World

Thursday, September 13, 2018
September 2018
Park Hyatt Beijing
Beijing

Moody's Insurance Summit 2018

Optimising Performance in Today's World

Thursday, September 13, 2018
September 2018
Park Hyatt Beijing
Beijing

Overview

The 2018 Moody’s Insurance Summit will once again gather leading insurance industry practitioners and credit analysts to explore industry trends and challenges with a mix of high-profile speakers and interactive breakout discussions.

As the environment surrounding insurance companies continues to change dramatically with ultra-low interest rates and an increase in natural disaster risks, insurers are asked to revise their traditional insurance operations in response to standardization of global regulations and new risks and make progress on numerous fronts simultaneously. Optimising financial performance, implementing a significant change to financial reporting, and enhancing environmental and social practices - all at time of great technological change.

Key Themes:

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Agenda

08:30    Registration & Coffee

09:00    Welcome & Introduction

Simon Harris, Managing Director, Global Insurance & Managed Investments, Financial Institutions Group, Moody's Investors Service

09:10     Keynote Presentation: Financial Risk, Systematic Risk, Concerns from Government and Regulation

Dr. Zhao Yulong, Director General, Finance & Accounting / Solvency Regulation Department, China Banking and Insurance Regulatory Commission

09:40     Spotlight Presentation: Optimising Performance in Today's World

Guest Speaker

10:20     Refreshment Break

10:50     Panel Discussion: How insurers leverage risk management to deliver enhanced financial performance

  • What does optimising the business mean for you? How do different stakeholders view their role in the performance of the business?
  • What do we mean by business insight - what are the key measures/metrics/factors that you think about in your role?
  • How is this changing - impact of upcoming regulatory/accounting standards?

Panelist:

Feifei Zhang, Fosun Group

Moderator: Sally Yim, Associate Managing Director, Financial Institutions Group, Moody's Investors Service

12:00     Networking Lunch

13:00     IFRS 17: Practical Lessons from the Market

  • Making use of time available
  • Importance of cross departmental collaboration
  • Technology as an enabler
  • Creating pathways to evolve

Andrew Waters, Senior Director, Enterprise Risk Solutions, Moody's Analytics

13:20     Comparison of China Risk Oriented Solvency System (C-ROSS) to Solvency II: Similarities and Differences

  • Key differences between C-ROSS and Solvency II reflect unique market characteristics
  • How Moody's incorporates the differences into our view on Chinese insurers' capital adequacy

Frank Yuen, Assistant Vice President - Analyst, Financial Institutions Group, Moody's Investors Service

14:00    Breakout Sessions

Stream A: Interactive Q&A Session with Moody's Analysts - by Moody's Investors Service

Join to discuss a wide range of topics affecting the APAC insurance sector, including outlook for Chinese and Korean insurers, regulatory and capital regime changes, technology advancements, (re)insurance cycles and more

Analysts:

Frank Yuen, Assistant Vice President - Analyst, Financial Institutions Group, Moody's Investors Service

Qian Zhu, Vice President - Senior Credit Officer, Financial Institutions Group, Moody's Investors Service

Moderator: Sally Yim, Associate Managing Director, Financial Institutions Group, Moody's Investors Service

Stream B: Economic Capital, ALM & Capital Optimisation - by Moody's Analytics
  • Managing the business on an economic basis

Will Halley, Director, Actuarial Modelling Services, Enterprise Risk Solutions Insurance - APAC, Moody's Analytics

14:45    Closing Keynote: IFRS 17: Communicating Performance with Consistency and Transparency

  • Over the last few decades the insurance and investment sectors have evolved from largely domestic industries to encompass large business with significant international reach. Accounting for insurance activities has fielded to match this development
  • IFRS 17 provides a framework for companies to communicate performance in a consistent and transparent manner, building confidence amongst existing and potential investors
  • The adoption of the new Standard represents an opportunity for positive change; for financial reporting to support the growth of a thriving, effective and efficient insurance industry.

Dr. Jianqiao Lu, Board member, International Accounting Standards Board

15:30     Closing Remark

Colin Holmes, Managing Director, Insurance Solutions, Enterprise Risk Solutions, Moody's Analytics

15:40     End of the Conference

Speaker

Moody's Speakers

Simon Harris

Managing Director

Financial Institutions Group

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

Financial Institutions Group

Managing Director

Simon Harris

Simon Harris is Managing Director for Global Insurance and Managed Investments, based in London. He is responsible for Moody’s analytic teams maintaining Moody’s ratings on re/insurers and managed investments globally.

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Sally Yim

Associate Managing Director

Financial Institutions Group

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

Financial Institutions Group

Associate Managing Director

Sally Yim

Sally Yim is an Associate Managing Director in the Financial Institutions Group. Based in Hong Kong, Sally oversees teams responsible for the maintenance of ratings on Asian (including Japan) insurers and North Asian (excluding Japan) non-bank financial institutions.

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Andrew Waters

Senior Director

Enterprise Risk Solutions

Moody's Analytics

Moody's Analytics

Enterprise Risk Solutions

Senior Director

Andrew Waters

Andrew Waters is a Senior Director at Moody’s Analytics dedicated to providing solutions for the insurance sector, with a current focus that includes IFRS 17. His experience includes the provision of Solvency II standard formula and internal model solutions, with experience in liability approximations (replicating portfolios, curve fitting, Least Squares Monte Carlo), ALM, hedging, Economic Capital Optimisation, and stress testing.

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Frank Yuen

Assistant Vice President - Analyst

Asia Financial Institutions Group

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

Asia Financial Institutions Group

Assistant Vice President - Analyst

Frank Yuen

Frank Yuen is an Assistant Vice President with Moody’s Financial Institutions Group. Based in Hong Kong, he is part of the insurance rating team covering a portfolio of insurers in Asia Pacific.

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Qian Zhu

Vice President - Senior Credit Officer, CFA, ASA

Financial Institutions Group

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

Financial Institutions Group

Vice President - Senior Credit Officer, CFA, ASA

Qian Zhu

Qian Zhu is a Senior Credit Officer in Moody’s Financial Institutions Group in Shanghai, where she covers a portfolio of Asian insurance companies.

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Will Halley

Director – Actuarial Modelling Services

ERS Insurance, APAC

Moody's Analytics

Moody's Analytics

ERS Insurance, APAC

Director – Actuarial Modelling Services

Will Halley

Will is a Director at Moody’s Analytics and leads the Actuarial Modelling Services team in APAC. Will joined Barrie & Hibbert (subsequently acquired by Moody’s Analytics) in 2011 as a member of the modeling services team in Edinburgh, working on model calibration and investment governance services, before moving to the company's Hong Kong office as a Solutions Specialist in 2012. Formerly a Performance and Risk Manager at Alliance Trust Asset Management, Will has an MSc in Applied Mathematics from Heriot Watt University, a BSc in Mathematics from University Edinburgh and is a CFA charter holder.

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Colin Holmes

Managing Directors

Head of Insurance Solutions

Moody's Analytics

Moody's Analytics

Head of Insurance Solutions

Managing Directors

Colin Holmes

Colin is Managing Director of Insurance Solutions at Moody’s Analytics. The bulk of Colin’s career has been spent in financial risk management with Barrie & Hibbert (B&H) and Moody’s Analytics. During his time at B&H, Colin had a broad involvement across the business, working within a range of technical, management and customer-focused roles, in the UK, Europe and the US. The business’ growth resulted in the acquisition of B&H by Moody’s Analytics in 2011.

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