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The COVID effect: what the new financial landscape looks like

30 Jul - 2:00pm NZST

In its second webinar ICNZ will bring together international and local experts to discuss the economic effect of COVID-19 on the insurance industry.

ICNZ will be joined by Tony Gallagher, Regional CEO Asia Pacific, Guy Carpenter & Company LLC, Michael Vine, Director Financial Services Ratings Asia Pacific at S&P Global Ratings and Craig Lough, Principal Melville Jessup Weaver.

The session will offer a New Zealand and global view with our speakers discussing what finances, balance sheets and capital structures look like for the sector post-COVID, and its potential impact on the operating environment. The will also discuss how insurers will manage the mixture of falling premiums, larger claims and increased solvency requirements alongside negatively impacted investments; what ratings look like in the future; and the potential knock-on effect for the New Zealand reinsurance market.

2 CPD points (A certificate of attendance will be provided via email once you have completed watching the webinar. You can use this to obtain professional development points from the relevant organisations.)