Insurance Summit
Tuesday, November 19, 2019
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Event Highlights

MACROECONOMIC OUTLOOK: Sarah Carlson, a senior sovereign analyst will share Moody’s latest global sovereign outlook and discuss political risks, a major source of risks for insurers

ESG RISKS: Moody's ESG expert together with Head of Sustainability Risk at Zurich Insurance group will explore transition to low-carbon economy as well as emerging environmental and social risks and how they could translate into potential liability exposures

INSURANCE CREDIT EXPERTS: The latest Moody’s insights on the insurance and reinsurance sectors will be presented by senior representatives from Moody’s Investors Service

ENGAGING THE AUDIENCE: The audience will be invited to take part in live polling and interact with speakers

Agenda

08:15-08:30   Registration and Coffee

08:30-08:45   Welcome Address

Antonello Aquino, Associate Managing Director, Financial Institutions Group, Moody’s Investors Service
 

08:45-09:30   Overview of Global Sovereign Outlook for 2020

  • Growth expectations for advanced and emerging markets, and what that means for key credit metrics
  • Rising political risks, including US trade policy, Brexit, and Italian political developments
  • The challenges of tighter global financial conditions, shifting capital flows, higher oil prices, and disruptions to trade flows


Sarah Carlson, Senior Vice President, Sovereign, Moody’s Investors Service


09:30-10:15   European (Re)Insurance Outlook for 2020

  • Ongoing transformation of the industry: acquisitions, divestments and changes in products
  • Challenging macroeconomic conditions: how will insurers’ profits and capital develop in 2020
  • How will insurers’ credit quality be affected in a market downturn after several years of investments re-risking
  • Credit implications of Brexit and other political and regulatory hot topics

Benjamin Serra, Senior Vice President, Financial Institutions Group, Moody’s Investors Service


10:15-10:45   Coffee & Networking Break

10:45-11:30   Spotlight conversation: Insurers’ exposure and response to rising ESG risks

  • What are the material ESG risks and opportunities facing insurers?
  • How are insurers responding to the transition to a low-carbon economy?
  • Will emerging environmental and social risks translate into potential liability exposures?

Brandan Holmes, Vice President – Senior Credit Officer, Moody’s Investors Service
Rahul Ghosh, Senior Vice President - ESG, Moody’s Investors Service
John Scott, Head of Sustainability Risk, Zurich Insurance Group

11:30-12:00   How Transformative is IFRS 17 for the Insurance Sector?

  • Overview of the new accounting standard and its purpose
  • How IFRS17 could change reported financial statements
  • Key financial and business implications for the insurance sector

Helena Kingsley-Tomkins, Financial Institutions Group, Moody’s Investors Service 

12:00-12:30   Low Interest Once Again at the Forefront of the Global Insurance Sector

  • Credit implications of how insurers continue to adapt to very low interest rates by changing product and investment mix
  • Impact on life and P&C insurers of the significant decline in interest rates during 2019
  • Insurance markets most exposed to a prolonged period of low interest rates
  • Sensitivity of solvency capital to further changes – up or down – in rates

Dominic Simpson, Vice President -Senior Credit Officer, Moody’s Investors Service 

12:30-12:40   Closing Remarks

Antonello Aquino, Associate Managing Director, Financial Institutions Group, Moody’s Investors Service


12:40-14:00   Lunch and Networking

Agenda

08:15-08:30   Registration and Coffee

08:30-08:45   Welcome Address

Antonello Aquino, Associate Managing Director, Financial Institutions Group, Moody’s Investors Service
 

08:45-09:30   Overview of Global Sovereign Outlook for 2020


Sarah Carlson, Senior Vice President, Sovereign, Moody’s Investors Service


09:30-10:15   European (Re)Insurance Outlook for 2020

Benjamin Serra, Senior Vice President, Financial Institutions Group, Moody’s Investors Service


10:15-10:45   Coffee & Networking Break

10:45-11:30   Spotlight conversation: Insurers’ exposure and response to rising ESG risks

Brandan Holmes, Vice President – Senior Credit Officer, Moody’s Investors Service
Rahul Ghosh, Senior Vice President - ESG, Moody’s Investors Service
John Scott, Head of Sustainability Risk, Zurich Insurance Group

11:30-12:00   How Transformative is IFRS 17 for the Insurance Sector?

Helena Kingsley-Tomkins, Financial Institutions Group, Moody’s Investors Service 

12:00-12:30   Low Interest Once Again at the Forefront of the Global Insurance Sector

Dominic Simpson, Vice President -Senior Credit Officer, Moody’s Investors Service 

12:30-12:40   Closing Remarks

Antonello Aquino, Associate Managing Director, Financial Institutions Group, Moody’s Investors Service


12:40-14:00   Lunch and Networking

Guest Speaker

John Scott
Head of Sustainability Risk

Moody's

Zurich Insurance Group

Moody's

Zurich Insurance Group

Head of Sustainability Risk
John Scott

Moody's Speakers

Antonello Aquino
Associate Managing Director
Financial Institutions Group

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

Financial Institutions Group
Associate Managing Director
Antonello Aquino
Sarah Carlson
Senior Vice President
Sovereign Risk Group

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

Sovereign Risk Group
Senior Vice President
Sarah Carlson
Helena Kingsley-Tomkins
Assistant Vice President – Analyst
Financial Institutions Group

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

Financial Institutions Group
Assistant Vice President – Analyst
Helena Kingsley-Tomkins
Benjamin Serra
Senior Vice President
Financial Institutions Group

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

Financial Institutions Group
Senior Vice President
Benjamin Serra
Dominic Simpson
Vice President - Senior Credit Officer
Financial Institutions Group

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

Financial Institutions Group
Vice President - Senior Credit Officer
Dominic Simpson
Brandan Holmes
Vice President - Senior Analyst
Financial Institutions Group

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

Financial Institutions Group
Vice President - Senior Analyst
Brandan Holmes
Rahul Ghosh
Senior Vice President
ESG & Green Bonds

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

ESG & Green Bonds
Senior Vice President
Rahul Ghosh

Any questions please contact:

Valerija Slavina

Events & Outreach Manager

Valerija.Slavina@moodys.com