Archive

  • Setting the record straight on ICS 2.0

    28 May 2019

    Paul Walsh speaks to Victoria Saporta, IAIS executive committee chair, to discuss the outlook for the global insurance capital standard (ICS)

  • GDPR - 365 days later

    21 May 2019

    Insurers were vocal about the challenges they faced from the EU's General Data Protection Regulation's (GDPR) implementation last May. Ahead of its one year anniversary, Paul Walsh considers the lessons learned, the ongoing challenges and what the future holds

  • Top technology tools for actuaries

    23 April 2019

    The actuarial world may sometimes be perceived as a stolid profession, but the development and integration of new technologies means the sector is moving apace. A survey by the US Society of Actuaries highlights the key technology trends in the business. Sarfraz Thind explains

  • European regulators outline Brexit mitigation measures

    31 January 2019

    As the threat of a no-deal Brexit becomes more likely, some EU countries are stepping up their preparations to ensure service continuity. Cintia Cheong spoke to regulators and governments in five big EU27 markets to find out what they have planned

  • Eric Cioppa, the regulator's regulator

    10 January 2019

    Maine's superintendent of insurance has taken on the mantle of NAIC president for 2019. He talks to Sarfraz Thind about regulatory priorities and how he will marshal the 50 states to reach a common view

  • Turning data into a differentiator

    29 November 2018

    Swiss Re Institute's head of insurance risk research, Dan Ryan, tells Ronan McCaughey how insurers can turn the wealth of data they currently hold into valuable insights, and an opportunity to differentiate themselves from their competitors

  • US-EU covered agreement: a rocky road to implementation

    27 November 2018

    US regulators have raised the ire of their European counterparts with their implementation of the covered agreement for reinsurance collateral negotiated last year. With no resolution in sight, states risk provoking a pre-emption of the law which could see the federal government taking control. US editor Sarfraz Thind reports

  • US flood insurance: bridging the political chasm

    16 October 2018

    Hurricanes Michael and Florence have again drawn attention to the issue of underinsurance of flood risk in the US. The industry says regulators are stymieing the market, and reforms are stuck in a political logjam. InsuranceERM's US editor Sarfraz Thind reports

  • IAIS gears up for a global supervisory regime

    04 September 2018

    Since the International Association of Insurance Supervisors introduced the Insurance Capital Standard in 2016, the industry and some supervisors have pushed for fundamental changes in a number of areas. With a new consultation package, the IAIS aspires to square the circle. Aggelos Andreou reports

  • EU supervisors insist Solvency II risk margin "is not an issue"

    03 July 2018

    Insurers’ calls for a recalibration of the risk margin are being ignored by Eiopa and national supervisors, as evidenced at Insurance Europe's conference in Brussels last week. Aggelos Andreou reports