• Brexit shifts debate on Solvency II reforms

    13 October 2016

    Many see Solvency II rules as a largely British export to Europe, but once the UK leaves the EU, the remaining member states are likely to take the directive in a new direction. Callum Tanner reports

  • Italian supervisor urges industry to 'keep it simple' in policy wording

    11 October 2016

    Ivass also launches investigation into dormant life policies

  • Germany and Italy see largest second wave of Solvency II applications

    20 September 2016

    InsuranceERM survey reveals many insurers are still adjusting to the new regulatory regime

  • European supervisors change tack on negative interest rate risk

    20 September 2016

    Insurers are being asked to modify internal models as negative yields become the new normal, but the approach varies by country and company. Hugo Coelho reports

  • Generali joins internal model club

    08 March 2016

    Partial model covers group and main German and Italian businesses

  • Think carefully before risk-weighting government bonds

    07 March 2016

    UnipolSai's Cimbri delivers impassioned plea

  • Not so much the 'own' risk and solvency assessment

    05 November 2015

    From the size of the stresses to the maximum number of pages of the report, European regulators are becoming prescriptive about how insurers should go about developing ORSAs in preparation for Solvency II. Hugo Coelho reports

  • Ivass's Alberto Corinti: "There is more to pillar II than checking boxes"

    10 September 2015

    Italy's industry seems well-capitalised under Solvency II, but meeting the governance requirements is proving more challenging. Top insurance regulator Alberto Corinti tells Hugo Coelho about plans to examine boards' responsibilities and their view of risk

  • Supervisors highlight poor quality of data in LTGA

    27 June 2013

    Could be a foretaste of issues with Solvency II reporting

  • Solvency II: who's ready to comply?

    12 February 2013

    As regulators plan to introduce elements of pillars 2 and 3 from 1 January 2014, InsuranceERM takes a tour of the major European countries to see how prepared they are – and where they may have problems complying