• US trade bodies back European insurers' stance on Eiopa's cross-border reinsurance consultation

    31 October 2023

    ACLI, APCIA and RAA concerned that EU-US covered agreement could be violated

  • Legal abuse and fraud, not natcats, threaten stability of US property insurers

    25 August 2022

    North American re/insurers have warned of a catastrophe that could bankrupt the insurance industry - and it's nothing to do with hurricanes or earthquakes, as Josh Geer reports

  • US insurers join critique of international capital standard v2.0

    06 November 2018

    Ongoing concerns about recognition of aggregation approach to group capital requirements

  • NAIC slams secretive process behind covered agreement

    16 January 2017

    Could act as "backdoor to force foreign regulations on US companies"

  • Bermuda advertises route around Solvency II barriers

    12 September 2016

    Reinsurance collateral no substitute for equivalence, ABIR's Brading tells US insurers

  • Covered agreement must "remain priority", US reinsurers say

    27 June 2016

    EU-US deal "can set a precedent" for future regulatory agreements

  • Deal on reinsurance collateral stalls over bureaucratic hurdles

    27 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.

  • RAA president urges progress on Solvency II equivalence

    11 June 2015

    US-based reinsurers could be at a disadvantage

  • Solvency II equivalence under threat

    06 February 2015

    Europe's politicians are demanding a greater say in which countries can be deemed equivalent to Solvency II, amid fears that the European Commission is not moving fast enough with decisions that are crucial to insurers worldwide. Sarfraz Thind reports