• Italian regulator tells life firms to "rethink product offerings" in light of surrender risk

    01 July 2024

    In 2023, lapse rates jumped to levels not seen since 2011

  • Ivass warns Italians about shortfalls in natcat policies

    24 June 2024

    Italian insurers' SFCRs spell out difficulties in assessing costly natcat risk

  • Irish insurers warn of negative impact from Italian draft regulation on life insurance

    31 May 2024

    The trade association said the proposals would undermine EU single market freedoms

  • Rescuers of Eurovita divulge details of bail-out plan

    22 April 2024

    Italian life insurer faced solvency pressure before rivals took liabilities

  • Italian life firms' SFCRs reveal rising policy lapse rates in 2023

    17 April 2024

    Solvency filings discuss methods sector used to tackle the risk

  • Eurovita's rescue vehicle authorised by Italian regulator

    18 October 2023
  • Ivass raises concerns with US aggregation method draft

    20 September 2023

    Another European regulator also argues the AM version lacks detail

  • Ivass president admits Eurovita rescue talks were "long and not easy"

    25 July 2023

    Italian regulator says rescuers "acted in awareness of their own interest"

  • Eurovita to be rescued by five insurers and banks

    03 July 2023

    Generali Italia, Intesa Sanpaolo Vita, Poste Vita, Unipol and Allianz to run operation holding policies

  • Mass policy surrenders remain a blight on Europe's life insurers

    20 June 2023

    But reinsurers are stepping in to help manage lapse risk, and the EU's insurance chief is sanguine about the threat, as Christopher Cundy and Joshua Geer report