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Eiopa's Fausto Parente: convergence is the remedy for regulatory arbitrage

The executive director of the EU's insurance authority discusses its new powers, Brexit, supervisory convergence, insurtech and sustainability in this interview with Christopher Cundy

Insurers downbeat on proposed Solvency II reforms

Eiopa has completed its first major review of Solvency II and, on the biggest issues, its proposals have not gone down well. Christopher Cundy reports

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

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

Innovative risk modelling key to tackling emerging technology risks

The World Economic Forum has called for urgent innovation in risk modelling and said rapid global collaboration is crucial to dealing with the risks from new technology. David Walker reports

UK insurers play it cool on Part VII transfers

Brexit is expected to cause a rush of requests to transfer insurance contracts between businesses. But so far, there has not been a deluge of Part VII applications. Paul Walsh reports

Reinsuring Africa in a soft market: One Re CRO

The young reinsurer One Re is somewhat of a specialist, focusing as it does on non-life risks facing clients in Africa. But its chief risk officer Ross McGee tells David Walker that the challenges remain the same, including reporting challenges under Solvency II, soft markets, and risk models.