• Inflation plagues German insurers' full year results

    05 July 2023

    One insurer also noted the zeitgeist for repairing goods, rather than throwing them away

  • Full extent of transitional measures in Germany revealed

    29 July 2022

    The measures and the volatility adjustment maintain capital adequacy for some insurers

  • Solvency II in Germany: four insurers below 100% ratio without transitional measures

    28 July 2022

    New analysis from Insurance Risk Data picks up where Eiopa left off, evaluating the use of the long-term guarantees measures in Germany, the EEA country where they are most popular. David Walker reports

  • R.I.P. traditional life insurance

    11 July 2022

    Low interest rates killed off European life insurance products that offered policyholders guaranteed annual returns. Even now as rates rise, David Walker finds practitioners are ready to bury the concept

  • BaFin warns German firms being "intensively supervised" about reporting obligations

    24 June 2022

    Local insurance law demands prompt notification if insurers' financial situation worsens

  • Claims inflation rates are double headline inflation, says DEVK

    22 June 2022

    German insurer says "intense competition" likely to limit premium hikes

  • Rising interest rates ease ZZR bill for German life firms

    21 June 2022

    Many reported lower ZZR bills in 2021, while two expect none in 2022

  • Germany's DEVK broke three records, not all desirable, in 2021

    15 June 2022

    Flooding linked to storm Bernd last summer cost the composite insurer €295m gross

  • Europe's insurers predict flood bill exceeding €5bn

    22 July 2021

    Associations in Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands reveal claims estimates