Archive

  • New Zealand to consider additional solvency buffer for insurers

    27 November 2019

    RBNZ also to scrutinise insurers' conduct

  • IAIS Abu Dhabi: Why the Treasury and NAIC returned different ICS conclusions

    19 November 2019

    "Team USA" voiced wildly divergent tones in their reaction to the ICS talks in Abu Dhabi last week. But, despite their strong statements, the US negotiators appear to be in accordance over zero implementation of IAIS's capital accord and the potential to move forward with compromise. Sarfraz Thind reports

  • New Zealand to review insurance solvency standards

    06 November 2019

    Regulator blames troubled insurer CBL for not being transparent

  • The Fed and insurance rules: an eclectic fit

    31 October 2019

    The US Federal Reserve created an advisory committee last month – and Manulife’s treasurer Halina von dem Hagen is joining it. She tells Sarfraz Thind about the key issues the market might want to consider right now, including mark-to-market regulation and systemic risk

  • ICS 2.0: comparability is the hot topic at IAIS Abu Dhabi meeting

    29 October 2019

    A decision on comparability of solvency regimes at the International Association of Insurance Supervisors meeting next month will determine the future of the Insurance Capital Standard. Paul Walsh reports

  • What's on the horizon for Bermuda's re/insurance market

    04 October 2019

    Deloitte’s Gokul Sudarsana talks to Christopher Cundy about his thoughts on some of the trends and challenges that face Bermuda's insurance market

  • US introduces bill to protect own interests ahead of IAIS Abu Dhabi meet

    02 October 2019

    Bill to ensure US negotiators reject ICS if it doesn't recognise US system

  • Apra consults on integrating IFRS 17 into prudential framework

    27 September 2019

    Australian regulator also asks insurers for AASB 17 preparation update

  • Team USA under pressure from Senate to reject bad ICS deal

    13 September 2019

    Vote on ICS 2.0 is due in November

  • Hong Kong approaches transition to risk-based capital

    12 September 2019

    Hong Kong’s long-awaited risk-based capital (RBC) regime is beginning to take shape ahead of its planned implementation in 2022. Paul Walsh reports on the latest developments