• BaFin's Frank Grund elected to Eiopa's management board

    30 September 2021

    It is his second time to be elected to the board

  • Germany plots the transit from transitionals

    29 September 2021

    Some life insurers rely on Solvency II's transitional measures to ensure their continued existence. But paradoxically, that does not mean they will fail without them, as David Walker explains

  • Bill for storm Bernd keeps rising

    15 September 2021

    German re/insurers' update to regulator reveals escalating claims

  • BaFin has 15 life firms under close supervision as low interest rates bite

    13 September 2021

    Average solvency ratio for German life firms is improving, according to GDV

  • German insurers tell regulator Bernd to cost €5.7bn

    17 August 2021

    Reinsurers expect to shoulder about €4bn

  • Frank Grund seeks "balanced outcome" from Solvency II 2032

    17 June 2021

    Solvency coverage is inadequate at 14 German insurers without transitionals, Insurance Risk Data finds

  • European Commission, regulators and insurers clash over Solvency II review

    13 May 2021

    DAV conference finds diverging opinions on underwriters' social role

  • BaFin's Frank Grund warns of "very intensive" scrutiny of dividend distribution plans

    22 April 2021

    German regulator also warns underwriters to take sustainability seriously

  • German hybrid life products raise risk modelling concerns

    13 April 2021

    Use of GDV model scrutinised by regulator

  • Country profile: Germany

    16 March 2021

    Europe's third-largest insurance industry has survived the coronavirus pandemic so far, but continues to be plagued by low rates and poor profitability in motor and home cover, as David Walker describes in this special report featuring interviews with BaFin's Frank Grund and GDV's Jörg Asmussen