• Insurers urge no reporting in Solvency II's preparation phase

    24 July 2013

    Responses to Eiopa's consultation on the 2014-2016 preparation phase for Solvency II have come back with a strong message that the reporting is too burdensome and the ORSA should be stripped of its quantitative elements. Christopher Cundy reports

  • Bermudian insurers should escape Solvency II interim measures

    23 July 2013

    Eiopa's preparation guidelines unclear on third-country supervision

  • Aspen, Montpelier sign up to AIR's cat platform

    23 July 2013

    Major brokers and other re/insurers subscribe to Touchstone

  • Cat bonds record second highest H2 total

    22 July 2013

    Expanding investor base driving demand, says Swiss Re

  • Nine global systemically important insurers named

    19 July 2013

    The Financial Stability Board's designation of systemically risky insurers has brought howls of protest from the industry, but the impact on the nine firms is not easy to gauge. Christopher Cundy reports

  • Irish regulator fines Quinn €5m for asset, solvency failings

    18 July 2013

    But not in the public interest to impose it, says Central Bank of Ireland

  • Insurance Europe details industry's demands on LTGA

    18 July 2013

    Suggestions address volatility and pro-cyclicality of Solvency II

  • Serious inconsistencies found in internal model pre-application processes

    18 July 2013

    Eiopa reports lack of collaboration among national supervisors

  • MetLife in line for systemically important designation

    18 July 2013

    CEO says firm is no threat to financial system

  • Axis estimates tornado, hailstorm and flood losses

    18 July 2013

    Pre-tax losses from cat and weather events for Q2 of $140m