• Insurance Ireland's wish list from Solvency II review and IRRD trilogues

    04 October 2023

    The trade body has called for a targeted definition of significant cross-border activities

  • EU Parliament's Solvency II negotiations drag on to 2023

    21 December 2022

    Parties still far apart on sustainability and long-term guarantee package

  • EU committee shocked as Ferber deletes climate measures in Solvency II reforms

    14 June 2022

    German MEP says green-supporting factors are "beyond his imagination".

  • IASB's Hoogervorst defends IFRS 17 as global standard, despite US exclusion

    18 February 2020

    Chair of accounting standards board says life insurer troubles could have been avoided

  • Econ capitulates on objections to Solvency II reforms

    03 April 2019

    European Parliament’s Economic and Finance Committee had threatened to derail amendments to standard formula

  • EC's Solvency II reforms to ignore risk margin, interest rate recalibration

    25 October 2018

    Exclusive: The European Commission is set to endorse most of the Solvency II reforms recommended by the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (Eiopa), according to a draft of the proposals seen by InsuranceERM. Christopher Cundy explains

  • Accountants chuckle as IASB chair claims IFRS 17 will "sail through"

    09 October 2018

    Hans Hoogervorst said insurers are "exceedingly happy" with progress

  • German MEP backs Eiopa for “mystery shopping” practice on insurers

    13 September 2018

    Sven Giegold proposes spying to extract information on market abuse

  • IDD delay greeted with mixed reactions

    15 February 2018

    Insurers have welcomed the European Commission's proposal to delay implementation of the Insurance Distribution Directive, but not all national regulators are towing the line. Aggelos Andreou reports

  • European Commission delays Priips by 12 months

    09 November 2016

    Council and Parliament agree substance of the rules are not for review, says Commissioner