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News

RT1 debt issues top $5bn but unlikely to reach full potential

Tier 1 grandfathering provisions limit development of market, says DBRS

Denmark's Gefion gets €6m capital boost

The need to increase Gefion’s capital position became apparent after regulatory intervention

Athene's reinsurance sidecar receives "A" rating

Vehicle aims to deliver on-demand third-party equity capital to fund major deals

Solvency II risk margin's cost-of-capital rate "a significant error"

Craig Turnbull comments at presentation of IFoA research on risk margin

Germany's ZZR to hit at least €100bn in 2023, says Moody's

Life companies to keep selling fixed income to feed the cash-cushion

ExPRO deals could be as big as run-off market, ex-Darag boss says

Arndt Gossmann pioneers expiring policy roll-over deals to release capital

Brexit and low interest rates remain top risks for insurers

Supervisory vigilance and cooperation remains key

Understanding loss development "critical" for ILS investors

Experts open up about ILS market troubles

Diversification for the sake of Solvency II capital benefit is "utter rubbish", says Lloyd's CEO

John Neal says syndicates have responsibility to be profitable

Analysis

Eiopa proposes extensive reforms for Solvency II 2020 review

Over 878 pages, the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority has put forward dozens of important reforms to the EU’s solvency regime. Christopher Cundy summarises the main issues and shares his opinion on the potential impacts

What's on the horizon for Bermuda's re/insurance market

Deloitte’s Gokul Sudarsana talks to Christopher Cundy about his thoughts on some of the trends and challenges that face Bermuda's insurance market

Solvency II, IFRS 17, local GAAP, Basel IV... where is the consistency?

For the health of the financial sector and for the good of European citizens, accounting and solvency regimes for insurance and banking must be aligned around the same valuation concept, argue Serge Moulin, Giulio Terzariol and Carsten Zielke

Views of enterprise risk management in 2030

Chief risk officers who want to participate in the strategy of their organisations will need to develop their vision for the future of the ERM function. Willis Towers Watson executives share their views on how risk management might evolve

Solvency II's biggest unintended consequences

In part two of a Q&A to accompany the launch of his book on Solvency II, Karel Van Hulle discusses the impact of the directive, and how the insurance sector should prepare for sustainability, Brexit and new technologies

Setting the record straight on ICS 2.0

Paul Walsh speaks to Victoria Saporta, IAIS executive committee chair, to discuss the outlook for the global insurance capital standard (ICS)