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​​​9th March 2016 - ​NBS FORUM on International Insurance Capital Standards : Dialogue between Insurance Supervisors, Academics and Professionals

Published on: 01-Mar-2016

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NBS FORUM on International Insurance Capital Standards
Dialogue between Insurance Supervisors, Academics and Professionals

March 9, 2016 (Wednesday)
1:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Royal Plaza on Scotts Singapore Hotel

The Nanyang Business School (NBS)’s Insurance Risk and Finance Research Centre (IRFRC), in collaboration with the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS), is pleased to announce a research FORUM on International Insurance Capital Standards.

This FORUM is designed for:

1) The IAIS to outline its key initiative of developing the global Insurance Capital Standard (ICS) for internationally active insurance groups, and key elements of the ICS work that would be of interest to key stakeholders;

2) Academics and Professionals to offer insights and feedback on some key elements for designing global insurance capital standards, and to discuss how to provide ongoing support to the international insurance regulatory communities.

Agenda

1:30 – 1:50 Registration
1:50 – 2:00 Opening Introduction, Shaun Wang, Nanyang Technological University
2:00 – 2:30 Keynote speech:  John Maroney, Head of Capital & Solvency, IAIS
2:30 – 2:50 Regional Perspectives: Gilbert Chin, Monetary Authority of Singapore
2:50 – 3:00    Coffee break
3:00 – 5:00  Targeted Discussions by Academics & Professionals

1) Calibration "hot-spots" (such as differences in valuations, discount rates and aggregation)
2) Implementation requirements
3) Comparability of regulatory regimes and model validation
4) Ongoing research support for regulators

5:00 - 5:10  Closing Remarks, Lee Wai Yi, Director, Insurance Department, MAS
5:10 - 6:00  Cocktails and Networking

Invited Discussants include:
Dr. Mangal Goswami, Deputy Director, IMF - Singapore Regional Training Institute
Professor Duan Jin-Chuan, National University of Singapore
Professor Mike Sherris, University of New South Wales, Australia
Professor W. Jean Kwon, St John's University, USA
Professor Zhigang Xie, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, China

Participation of this workshop is invitation only. In addition to experienced insurance supervisors and academics, senior delegates of (re)insurance companies, actuarial and insurance associations, consulting firms and rating agencies are invited to participate in the Workshop.

Inquiries of this event can be addressed to Ms. Valerie De Souza Tel: (65) 6790-5675 

Email: vdesouza@ntu.edu.sg.

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Confirmed Participants for the March 9th Forum

Organisation

NameDesignation
Monetary Authority of SingaporeLee Wai YiDirector (Insurance Department)
Monetary Authority of SingaporeElean ChinDeputy Director (Financial Markets Development Department)
Monetary Authority of SingaporeGilbert ChinDeputy Director (Insurance Department)
Monetary Authority of SingaporeLoh Pey FongDeputy Director (Insurance Department)
Monetary Authority of SingaporeRachel OngDeputy Director, Insurance Department
Monetary Authority of SingaporeChua Hui ShanAssistant Director (Insurance Department)
Monetary Authority of SingaporeYvonne TanAssociate (Financial Markets Development Department)
Monetary Authority of SingaporeLiu HanpengAssociate (Banking Department I)
International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS)John MaroneyHead of Capital & Solvency
International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS)Peter WindsorSenior Policy Advisor
International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS)Sicheng SuPolicy Advisor
IMF - Singapore Regional Training Institute Mangal GoswamiDeputy Director
Nanyang Business School, Nanyang Technological UniversityShaun WangProfessor
Nanyang Business School, Nanyang Technological UniversityRoger IlesSenior Research Fellow
National University of SingaporeDuan Jin-ChuanProfessor
Shanghai University of Finance and EconomicsZhigang XieProfessor
St John's UniversityW. Jean KwonProfessor
University of New South WalesMike SherrisProfessor
Singapore Actuarial Association & Willis Towers Watson Oisan ChooPresident
Singapore Actuarial AssociationRaymond CheungHonorary Secretary of Singapore Actuarial Society
Singapore Actuarial Association & Munich Management Pte LtdEsther HuangSenior Manager
Life Insurance Association of Singapore & Great Eastern LifeAlex LeeChairperson heading the LIA's RBC2 Task Force,
A.M. Best Asia-Pacific (Singapore) Pte. LtdMoungmo LeeManaging Director - Analytics
AIA GroupJ. Peter DuranGroup Senior Actuary – Chief Actuary's Office
Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty SEPaul DavisChief Financial Officer, Asia
Aon BenfieldGeorge AttardHead of Aon Benfield Analytics, Asia Pacific
AXA Life Insurance Singapore Private LimitedBruno PinsonChief Risk Officer
IAG Re Singapore Stephen LumFinance & Actuarial Manager
KPMG Services Pte LtdPaul BrenchleyDirector, Insurance Advisory Head - ASEAN
Lloyd's AsiaShankar GarigiparthyRegional Compliance Manager
MSIG InsuranceWilliam SongSVP, Enterprise Risk Management
Munich Reinsurance CompanyPamela HungHead of General Accounting and Finance
Partner Reinsurance Asia Pte LtdOw MingCFO
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLPWoo Shea LeenPartners
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLPLim Siang ThniaDirector 

Prudential

Edwin PehExecutive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
SCORJulien Parasie   Asia-Pacific Head of Capital Management
Swiss Reinsurance Company LtdBlake DimitrijevicHead of Balance Sheet Management Asia
Willis Towers WatsonMark BirchDirector, Insurance Consulting, South East Asia


 

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