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

News

Canada reviews capital rules for segregated fund risk

Draft approach to be presented to insurers in December

Hong Kong regulator warns non-life insurers over board reporting

There should not be any illusion prevailing risks will improve, HKIA warns

Large and small insurers reveal IFRS 17 approaches

InsuranceERM and Insurance Asset Risk to host Asia-Pacific webinar series

Apra plans cyber audits for Australia's insurers

Regulator concerned that boards are not informed about cyber risk

Losses keep mounting in Australian disability income insurance

Troubled line needs "stricter underwriting," says S&P Global

UK's Solvency II reforms could be phased in

Vicky Saporta says timing for changes remains uncertain

Denis Kessler reveals Scor will split chair and CEO roles

He insisted the separation is not because of regulatory pressure

Australia begins major review of Lagic capital standard

Capital and reporting standards need alignment before Australia's IFRS 17 takes effect

German insurance chief hits out at blanket ban on dividends

The GDV's Jörg Asmussen also enthused about the idea of a European pandemic risk pool

Eiopa relaunches search for new chair

Board scraps shortlist of candidates to replace Gabriel Bernardino

Analysis

EU supervisors comment on Eiopa's plans for Solvency II reform

French, German and Italian supervisors are supporting some of Eiopa's proposals to amend Solvency II, while the European Commission has admitted it needs to do more to encourage long-term business. Cintia Cheong reports

US Elections: a divided government is good for insurers

Joe Biden's win comes after an extended period of uncertainty and division that has clouded US politics. However, division is not the worst enemy of the US insurance industry, but "populist" reforms promised by the Democratic party may well be. Sarfraz Thind reports

Eiopa in 2021: more staff, more responsibilities

Europe's insurance authority is hiring nearly 35 more staff as its responsibilities grow. Executive director Fausto Parente explains what they will be doing, in conversation with Christopher Cundy

Taking a new direction in life

China Taiping Insurance Singapore, a long-established non-life insurer, has taken the rare step of diversifying into life business. David Walker talks to the man leading the move, Lance Tay

The FSB and effective resolution: why it should matter to you

Insurers can come up with many reasons to put resolution planning at the bottom of their list of priorities. Carlos Montalvo explains why they should not

Linda Lacewell: New York's no-nonsense reformer

Change... it's overdue. The head of the NYDFS, Linda Lacewell, believes there is a transformative energy in the air and it must not be wasted. She speaks to Sarfraz Thind