Achmea says "exploring internal and external options" for life business12 February 2024
Dutch conglomerate has one life unit and two pensions units
Data and AI: insurer and regulator go tête à tête03 August 2023
On a panel discussion at Insurance Europe's conference, Eiopa's Petra Hielkema and Alm. Brand's Anne Mette Toftegaard debated consumer trust, data, AI and the regulation that weaves them together, as Joshua Geer reports
Australian cyclone reinsurance pool avoids deluge of claims01 August 2023
Only a handful of claims met by the ARPC in its first six months of coverage
Dutch watchdog warns of climate change's effects on insurability28 October 2021
AFM warns some property will be uninsurable with climate change
Europe's insurers dispense comfort, and pumps, to flood-hit communities19 July 2021
Dutch association tells riverside homeowners "you're still insurable"
How to avert the big data threat15 August 2019
Big data analytics promises to revolutionise risk selection for insurers, but threatens to marginalise higher-risk groups. Paul Walsh investigates how the “solidarity monitor” devised by the Dutch insurance association can help avoid exclusion
Raise Solvency II thresholds for SMEs, urge Dutch and Irish insurers15 July 2019
Insurers with annual premium income under €10m should not apply Solvency II, say trade associations
NAIC slams secretive process behind covered agreement16 January 2017
Could act as "backdoor to force foreign regulations on US companies"
DNB paints "bleak picture" for Dutch insurers14 December 2016
Industry at risk on various fronts, watchdog says
Deal on reinsurance collateral stalls over bureaucratic hurdles27 August 2015
Negotiations between the EU and the US were scheduled for before the summer, but have yet to start. There is a growing concern that the delay thwarts plans to grant the US equivalence status under Solvency II before the regime goes live. Hugo Coelho reports.