Archive

  • A new chapter for Solvency II's SFCR

    30 August 2023

    Modifications to the solvency and financial condition report (SFCR) have been mooted in the UK and EU, although insurers and users have urged caution on any potential changes. Paul Walsh reports

  • Zurich's Colleen Zitt: a constructive approach to risk management

    01 August 2023

    Colleen Zitt has certainly had her hands full in the three years since she became Zurich North America's CRO. But the experience has advanced her ability to manage risk, she tells Sarfraz Thind

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Judges' award for contribution to the industry: David Otudeko

    02 March 2023

    Winner of the 2023 InsuranceERM UK & Europe judges' award, David Otudeko, talks to Christopher Cundy about his rollercoaster year

  • Ireland's insurance regulator talks Solvency II divergence and going green

    31 January 2023

    Domhnall Cullinan, director of insurance supervision at the Central Bank of Ireland, speaks to Ronan McCaughey about the biggest risks and regulatory challenges facing the sector in 2023

  • Risk experts list fears about UK Solvency II reforms

    17 January 2023

    The UK's Solvency II reforms provoked strong opinions at the Insurance Risk & Capital EMEA conference, where experts discussed the challenge of regulating a changing world. Ronan McCaughey reports

  • InsuranceERM's top stories of 2022

    30 December 2022

    Christopher Cundy, Ronan McCaughey, Sarfraz Thind, Paul Walsh and Joshua Geer review the key developments that shaped the insurance market in 2022 - and share their outlooks for 2023