5th Conference on Global Insurance Supervision (GIS) | 6-7 September 2017 | Frankfurt

The Future of (Re)Insurance Landscape: Different Perspectives, Inspiring Dialogue


On 6-7 September 2017, EIOPA in cooperation with the International Center for Insurance Regulation (ICIR), the World Bank and the Center for the Study of Insurance Regulation at St. John's University organised the fifth Conference on Global Insurance Supervision (GIS).

The GIS Conference 2017 was entitled "The Future of (Re)Insurance Landscape: Different Perspectives, Inspiring Dialogue". Top representatives from major (re)insurance groups, regulatory and supervisory authorities as well as renowned academics from around the globe will discussed current and future key topics of international insurance supervision, focusing on global trends in risk-based supervision and the challenges linked to the implementation of global standards. Its speakers and participants were encouraged to reflect on  challenges for the insurance industry as the effects of climate change on the (re)insurance sector, the latest developments in consumer protection, the interconnection of micro- and macro-regulatory aspects to achieve financial stability.


Conference Presentations

Challenges and Opportunities in the Financial Sector
John R. Dacey, Group Chief Strategy Officer, Swiss Re
Regulation & Supervision on an International Level: What Will the Future Bring?
Catherine Lezon-Gaertner, Deputy Secretary General, IAIS
Scene Setting: Consumer Protection in the 21st Century
Keynote Address by Commissioner Ted Nickel
Sustainable Insurance: Turning Environmental, Social and Governance Challenges into Sustainable Opportunities
Butch Bacani, Programme Leader, UN Environment’s Principles for Sustainable Insurance Initiative