Backtesting the Solvency II SCR: surprising findings and risk management implications
Ralf Korn and Gerhard Stahl discuss their novel investigation into the quality of Solvency II capital models and reveal a simple but powerful method for challenging model complexity
Gerhard Stahl steps down as CRO of Talanx, to focus more on academia
He will be replaced by deputy CRO Simone Auer
Managing climate risks - but how?
Rüdiger Kiesel and Gerhard Stahl argue capital charges are not sufficient for insurers to manage climate risk, and propose an approach based on the fundamentals of risk management
Germany plots the transit from transitionals
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
Talanx injected capital into Italian unit as solvency went sub-120% in 2020
Actions in H1 revealed in HDI Assicurazioni's SFCR
Country profile: Germany
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
"The Solvency II review is a Herculean task for regulators"
Talanx's chief risk officer Gerhard Stahl talks to David Walker about the 2020 review of Solvency II, how to improve risk reporting, and the story behind ESG integration
InsuranceERM/Towers Watson Risk Technology Report
Senior risk and capital executives share their thoughts on risk technology, the pressures the industry faces, downsides of adopting new technology and the future shape of the industry.