Insurance

Top Insurance Industry Issues in 2016

02/05/16

Insurers are continuing to face marked changes in what customers expect, both in terms of products and service, to how they obtain and utilize the information that informs business decisions, and to their underlying business models.

The quarter close: Directors edition

12/17/15

This quarterly publication is designed to keep directors informed about the latest accounting and financial reporting issues.

Insurance, NAV, and CFEs

12/07/15

Learn how new FASB guidance is affecting financial services companies.

Insurers: Retirement plans look less golden

12/02/15

DOL’s fiduciary duty proposal presents operational challenges for insurers.

IASB/FASB Insurance Contracts Project - Meeting summaries

11/20/15

Insurers currently use a variety of different and largely inconsistent local approaches to measure the value of insurance contracts within their statutory financial statements. This diversity makes it difficult to compare companies and may fail to reflect the true economic value of insurance business, which can put insurers at a considerable disadvantage when competing for capital.

From solos to symphony: How insurers can harmonize customer communications

10/20/15

Customers today are overwhelmed with irrelevant and inconsistent messages from their insurance carriers. Insurers should develop a customer-centric communications strategy that supports consistency, reuse, and personalization of content.

The quarter close: Directors edition Q3 2015

09/24/15

This quarterly publication is designed to keep directors informed about the latest accounting and financial reporting issues.

Valuation multiples and purchase allocation trends

08/13/15

What are the latest comparable statistics for mergers and acquisitions and active trades in the financial services industry? Check out PwC's quarterly valuation summaries for the Banking, Insurance and Asset Management sectors. Insights include: trends in market multiples, related transactions, and transaction benchmarking analysis.

In depth: Revenue standard is final – A comprehensive look at the new model (Insurance intermediary industry supplement)

07/07/15

The FASB and IASB have issued their long-awaited converged standard on revenue recognition. How will you be affected? This industry-specific supplement to our In depth publication highlights some of the areas that could create the most significant challenges for insurance intermediary as they transition to the new revenue standard.

In depth: FASB issues enhanced disclosure guidance for insurer claim liabilities

06/18/15

Enhanced insurance contract disclosures may create new and different reporting of claim data for insurers.