Archive

  • Didier Millerot on the "dual transition", Solvency II and the future of regulation

    29 January 2024

    The European Commission's head of insurance talks to Joshua Geer about the Solvency II review, the two major challenges facing insurers and what the future regulatory landscape will look like

  • MAS's Daniel Wang on Singapore's insurance challenge

    04 December 2023

    The head of the insurance department at the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) talks to Sarfraz Thind about tackling global risks and how the country is leveraging its climate expertise to shine on the world stage

  • Backtesting the Solvency II SCR: surprising findings and risk management implications

    22 November 2023

    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

  • Cyber risk's fundamental mischaracterisation as an insurance risk

    15 November 2023

    Tim Freestone and Malcolm McLelland argue for a radical overhaul of how cyber risk is quantified and priced. In the first of a two-part article, they explain the classification of cyber as a market risk and propose using modern financial theory to model it

  • ICS remains stuck in the transatlantic rift

    16 October 2023

    Thomas Sullivan, ex-Federal Reserve insurance chief, talks to Sarfraz Thind about his fight against the imposition of "European" capital standards on US markets

  • Bermuda rewrites the rulebook

    27 September 2023

    The BMA's regulatory revamp for the island's insurance industry is set for liftoff. It could remove one of the key advantages insurers have sought setting up there, as Sarfraz Thind reports

  • Why insurers do ERM

    20 September 2023

    What objectives do insurers have when they establish their enterprise risk management programmes? Dave Ingram polled the industry and shares his results

  • US Aggregation Method framework ready for launch

    06 July 2023

    The wheels are in motion to fix the Aggregation Method for the US and for once everyone seems happy. Gary Anderson, commissioner of the Massachusetts Division of Insurance, talks about the process towards one global capital standard

  • Lapse risk and capital management strategies: rewriting the script

    04 July 2023

    Mass lapse risk has returned to haunt European life insurers, prompted a rethink of the approach to risk and capital management, as Luca Tres explains in the second of this two-part series

  • Lapse risk and capital management strategies: back in the spotlight

    27 June 2023

    Mass lapse risk has returned to haunt European life insurers, prompted a rethink of the approach to risk and capital management, as Luca Tres explains in the first of this two-part series