FWD reveals key business metrics in flotation document

Deemed hospitalisation sent Japan Covid claims rocketing in 2022


China's industry practitioners praise CBIRC as dissolution flagged

Regulator's duties to be subsumed into larger body


International regulations fail when they favour one market, says ex-Fed chief

Insurance rules stymied when politics get involved, US regulators say


Fitch questions if co-insurance demand will hold up in South Korea

Arrangements transferred interest rate risks amid ultra-low environment


IAIS heralds "critical year" for Insurance Capital Standard

Public consultation and economic impact assessment due on the ICS


US Senators grill regulators over private equity ownership and climate

This month's US Senate Banking Committee hearing on insurance shone a light on where politicians have the biggest concerns about the sector. Sarfraz Thind reports


Japan steps forward with ICS-based capital framework

Japan is midway through development of a new capital framework that takes its lead from the Insurance Capital Standard. This should make it a beacon for international prudential rules, as the FSA's Shigeru Ariizumi explains to Sarfraz Thind


ALM and capital management under Hong Kong's RBC

Richard Chan, Hong Kong chief investment officer and Asia head of ALM at Axa, discusses Hong Kong's forthcoming risk-based capital regime and how insurers will respond


Reinsurance helps unlock the C-Ross puzzle

As risk-based capital regimes such as China's C-Ross are implemented in Asia, insurers will be looking at options for capital management including reinsurance, as Hugo Choi explains to David Walker


New Zealand regulator shows compromise on actuaries' proposed roles

RBNZ did want solvency, outsourcing and conduct insights from appointed actuaries