Archive

  • Solvency II risk margin reform liberates at least £13bn of capital for UK insurers

    13 May 2024

    InsuranceERM analysis of top 20 insurers reveal companies with largest savings

  • How many insurers have Solvency II internal models?

    20 March 2024

    David Walker and Christopher Cundy set about finding the answer in the EEA and UK markets

  • Michaela Koller: European insurers face relentless regulation despite Commission pledges

    12 March 2024

    In the world of cross-sectoral regulations, Solvency II reform and the dual transition, Insurance Europe's director general tells Joshua Geer her views on the challenging regulatory landscape

  • What to expect from Solvency II's LTG reforms

    08 March 2024

    Analysts at Milliman examine the amendments to the long-term guarantees (LTG) elements of Solvency II and how they will affect European insurers

  • 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

  • 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

  • IAIS 2023: Ariizumi and Saporta talk ICS, AI and climate

    14 November 2023

    The International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS) has seen a change at the top with Japan's Shigeru Ariizumi replacing Vicky Saporta as executive committee chair. The two gave an interview to Sarfraz Thind at the organisation's annual conference in Tokyo

  • UK's MA reforms: a fixation on attestation

    24 October 2023

    What do the PRA's proposed requirements for attesting matching adjustment benefits mean for insurers, and will it stop them investing in wider assets? Christopher Cundy and Paul Walsh report

  • Eiopa's third-country reinsurance rules must strike a delicate balance

    04 October 2023

    Achieving sound risk management while avoiding protectionism is crucial for addressing coverage gaps, argues Carlos Montalvo Rebuelta

  • UK's MA reforms: with great flexibility comes great responsibility

    28 September 2023

    Insurers can look forward to including assets with "highly predictable" cash flows and more sub-investment grade assets into their matching adjustment portfolios, but at the expense of stricter risk management. Christopher Cundy reports