Archive

  • German actuaries tell Eiopa: "Stick to your remit"

    26 June 2018

    DAV vice-president Guido Bader talks to David Walker about how the country's actuaries are concerned by Eiopa's new ideas for Solvency II – and the lack of testing around them

  • Mapfre's Antonio Huertas: there should be one global capital regime

    19 June 2018

    Mapfre's chief executive tells Cintia Cheong about the challenges and risks at the top of the Spanish insurer's agenda, including underinsurance, Solvency II and IFRS 17

  • SFCRs: "We're not sure any policyholders read them"

    06 June 2018

    Insurers say their solvency and financial condition reports (SFCRs) are barely read by customers, so how should they evolve to better suit their audience? Christopher Cundy reports on this and other views and experiences with the public Solvency II document

  • Emerging risks: cyber still top, environment rising

    27 April 2018

    Max Rudolph discusses the findings of the North American actuarial societies' 11th annual survey of emerging risks with Christopher Cundy

  • Model risk management - why should we care?

    17 April 2018

    There are clear benefits to insurers from taking a holistic approach to managing model risk, says Phil Whittingham

  • Solving Solvency II's proportionality riddle

    06 April 2018

    Smaller insurers have long complained about the burden of complying with Solvency II, but balancing proportionality with proper supervision continues to be debated. Aggelos Andreou reports

  • IDD delay greeted with mixed reactions

    15 February 2018

    Insurers have welcomed the European Commission's proposal to delay implementation of the Insurance Distribution Directive, but not all national regulators are towing the line. Aggelos Andreou reports

  • Zurich's Alison Martin: economic risk should be higher up the agenda

    23 January 2018

    Following the publication of the World Economic Forum's Global Risks Report, Christopher Cundy spoke with Zurich's chief risk officer Alison Martin to discuss the findings and reflect on the implications for risk managers

  • IAIS faces fresh debate on systemic risk – and clash on capital standard

    31 October 2017

    The International Association of Insurance Supervisors meeting in Kuala Lumpur this week comes amid a renewed debate about systemic risk in insurers and big questions about the deadlines for developing a global capital standard. Christopher Cundy reports

  • BaFin pulls no punches in explaining Orsa shortcomings

    21 September 2017

    Germany's regulator has said insurers must improve virtually all aspects of their Orsa reporting for 2018. David Walker reports