• EU tables IFRS 17 carve out for annual cohorts - UPDATED

    19 July 2021

    European Commission's first stage of endorsement is completed

  • Insurance Europe welcomes EU proposals for sustainability reporting

    08 June 2021

    But the trade body also says some refinements are still needed

  • European Commission, regulators and insurers clash over Solvency II review

    13 May 2021

    DAV conference finds diverging opinions on underwriters' social role

  • European Commission signals directions for Solvency II review

    18 March 2021

    The EU's priorities for economic recovery and green transition will influence the Commission's proposals for Solvency II reform, while some elements of Eiopa's suggestions look set for adoption too. Christopher Cundy reports

  • Insurers want ESG factors prioritised for European database - UPDATED

    18 March 2021

    Insurance Europe says the lack of reliable and public ESG data makes the initiative critical

  • Bank of England ignites the debate on UK-EU Solvency II equivalence

    12 February 2021

    The EU is in no rush to grant the UK reciprocal equivalence on Solvency II and has stirred anger by saying it wants to see how far the UK diverges before giving the green light. Paul Walsh assesses the state of play and whether there is any potential for a future agreement

  • Japan's reinsurance equivalence with EU to expire at year-end

    22 December 2020

    Plans to reform Japanese solvency regime delayed by Insurance Capital Standard

  • EU approves IFRS 9 delay for insurers

    16 December 2020

    Separate UK adoption no longer needed

  • Covid-19 lessons should inform Solvency II review, ESRB says

    21 October 2020

    Christine Lagarde says it's unsatisfactory that supervisors relied on ad-hoc solutions during crisis

  • European insurers dismiss universal climate change adaptation solutions

    24 August 2020

    Insurance Europe responds to EU consultation