• IFRS 17: still waiting for disclosures

    04 August 2022

    The IFRS 17 accounting standard is due to be implemented in five months' time, but many insurers are leaving it until the eleventh hour to reveal what impact the transition will have on their financial metrics. Christopher Cundy and Paul Walsh report

  • Bigger does not mean better for insurers

    02 June 2022

    Expanding an insurance business in good times typically meant growing profits. In today's tougher economic environment, Europe's largest insurers are being much more prudent about spending capital, and are only considering very careful expansion, as David Walker writes

  • Full complexity of Europe's insurance groups revealed

    31 May 2022

    Despite Amanda Blanc's simplification drive, Aviva remains the UK's most complex insurer

  • Crédit Agricole Assurances supports BI customers during Covid-19

    07 August 2020

    It was part of a "mutual and voluntary support scheme" for customers

  • Credit Agricole Assurances places €1bn of Tier 2 debt

    17 July 2020

    Debt issue to boost CAA's solvency ratio, refinance debt and broaden funding base

  • La Parisienne plans UK operation to counter Brexit

    29 March 2019

    Markel International completes transferring business to Germany, for same reason

  • Solvency II reporting: most mistakes found in crucial solvency ratios

    20 July 2018

    Missing and imprecise figures not ironed out in second year, Insurance Risk Data research finds

  • Crédit Agricole to add to P&C and specialist risk after €1bn bond issue

    07 February 2018

    Tier 2 debt to improve quality of eligible own funds

  • Insurers use home languages for their SFCRs - but Latin was a mistake

    22 May 2017

    Two published solvency and financial condition reports (SFCRs) contained dummy text in Latin