Brexit

Analysis

Eiopa's plans for regulatory convergence

Patrick Hoedjes, head of the oversight and supervisory convergence department at Eiopa, talks to Aggelos Andreou about the difficulties of achieving regulatory harmonisation across Europe in an ever-changing landscape and how the authority intends to tackle the big obstacles like Brexit

Risk and actuarial recruitment: boom time again

Wages in actuarial and risk management roles are going up, in large part because of the opportunities created by IFRS 17, the new insurance contracts accounting standard. Cintia Cheong reports

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

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.

UK insurers' Brexit choices become a test of EU regulatory convergence

Eiopa's opinion on Brexit may have scotched the plans of London firms hoping to reinsure 100% of EU risks back to the City. But are some regulators offering a lighter-touch version of the rules than others? Callum Tanner reports