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

Analysis

"IFRS 17 is the most cross-function project we've ever had"

Erich Kruschitz, head of group finance of Uniqa, tells Cintia Cheong about the challenges the company faces with the implementation of IFRS 17 and 9 accounting standards

The unstoppable rise of insurtech in China

Technology is driving growth in China's insurance markets, particularly among millennials, and investors remain keen to back insurtech firms despite continuing losses and potential regulatory challenges. Siyi Liu reports

European regulators outline Brexit mitigation measures

As the threat of a no-deal Brexit becomes more likely, some EU countries are stepping up their preparations to ensure service continuity. Cintia Cheong spoke to regulators and governments in five big EU27 markets to find out what they have planned

MPs grill Rule and Woods on equity release, ethics and Brexit

The UK parliament's house Treasury Committee yesterday questioned Bank of England chiefs Sam Woods and David Rule on a host of issues, including diversity, management ethics, Brexit - and insurers' treatment of equity-release mortgages. Ronan McCaughey and Christopher Cundy report

Silent cyber risk sparks rewording of insurance policies

AIG and Allianz are among the insurers to have undertaken a large-scale effort to exclude silent cyber risk from their portfolios. Paul Walsh looks into the process and discovers how policies have been reworded to safeguard insurers and satisfy their customers

Capital models: run, review, repeat

Recent surveys by consultancies Willis Towers Watson and PwC have revealed how UK life insurers have revised their approach to capital modelling. Christopher Cundy reports on some of the highlights