Regulation Solvency II, Risk-based capital, Accounting/Tax

Analysis

Supervisors inconsistent in monitoring climate risk

Supervisors' varying levels of familiarity with climate risk requires the establishment of a global framework for measuring and managing those risks, according to the IAIS and the UN SFI.

GDPR data requests - a flood or a trickle?

The EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was introduced on 25 May with warnings that insurers would be inundated with customers requesting details of the personal data held on them. Now, almost eight weeks later, have these requests materialised? Paul Walsh investigates

EU and UK authorities diverge on Brexit preparations

Eiopa repeats its advice to EU insurers to take contingency measures, while UK supervisors step up and reveal legislative plans. Aggelos Andreou reports

IFRS 17 earnings recognition: challenges, opportunities and innovations

Luca Tres and Adam Robinson discuss IFRS 17 and its earning recognition criteria from a capital markets and insurance practitioner's perspective, and consider the challenges and the opportunities this presents

Mapfre's Antonio Huertas: there should be one global capital regime

Mapfre's chief executive tells Cintia Cheong about the challenges and risks at the top of the Spanish insurer's agenda, including underinsurance, Solvency II and IFRS 17

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