• Data and AI: insurer and regulator go tête à tête

    03 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

  • Petra Hielkema discusses sustainability in Solvency II, transition plans and greenwashing

    29 June 2023

    The chair of the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority sits down with Joshua Geer to share her views on how sustainability can be implemented in Solvency II, why she is not pushing for transition plans and the regulatory scope for greenwashing

  • Mass policy surrenders remain a blight on Europe's life insurers

    20 June 2023

    But reinsurers are stepping in to help manage lapse risk, and the EU's insurance chief is sanguine about the threat, as Christopher Cundy and Joshua Geer report

  • Divergent views and rising rates cool progress on EU's Solvency II reforms

    16 June 2023

    One year has passed since the European Parliament's Econ committee issued its draft text on the Solvency II reforms. Joshua Geer and Christopher Cundy investigate why the agenda has not progressed - and when a breakthrough might occur

  • AI needs more regulation, say IAIS members

    16 June 2023

    But overregulation must be watched, says NAIC's Beth Dwyer

  • Eiopa launches free app to help with physical climate risk modelling

    16 May 2023

    Interface to Climada modelling platform will help understanding of climate risk

  • Insurers have an important role in strengthening climate societal resilience, says Petra Hielkema

    09 December 2022

    Eiopa's chair outlines need to understand consumer preferences in climate insurance space

  • IFRS 17's second-order effects begin to crystalise

    23 November 2022

    The insurance sector is beginning to look beyond the surface and understand what changes the IFRS 17 era will bring to business. Paul Walsh reports

  • EU insurers dash for cash as liquidity risks rise

    26 October 2022

    Eiopa seeks to calm nerves following UK gilts crisis

  • Eiopa warns insurers to better prepare for physical climate risks

    20 May 2022

    The authority has assessed property insurers' exposure to climate change