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

News

CROs explain how to boost diversity

InsuranceERM's virtual conference next week will discuss best practice on diversity and inclusion

Use of Solvency II capital add-ons fell in 2020

Eiopa report is based on data from solo and group insurers from 30 EEA countries

Insurers late in sharing IFRS 17 performance outlook

EY survey reveals sector lacks consensus on measuring ROE

UK's IFRS 17 endorsement reopens inherited estates debate

Ex-MEP Sharon Bowles says accounting standard should not be approved

Call for clarity on Eiopa's contract boundary proposals

Insurance Europe says some of the changes could lead to confusion

UK should stick with IASB's version of IFRS 17, says Aviva's Clube

Any country-specific issues should be addressed by international board

InsuranceERM UK & Europe 2022 awards - entries are open!

The deadline for award entries is Friday 10 December

Qatar Re and subsidiaries' solvency ratios went sub-100% amid Covid-19

Injections, letters of credit and reinsurance restored adequacy

Canada updates schedule for capital treatment of SFG risk

A public consultation was planned for September 2021, but is now deferred to February 2023

Irish insurers issue warning over regulator's pricing proposals

Insurance Ireland said the proposed measures amount to a significant change for the market

Analysis

German actuaries review the Review of Solvency II

Dissecting documents with a fine-tooth comb is natural for actuaries. After applying one to the European Commission's proposals for Solvency II reform, German Association of Actuaries board member Frank Schiller spoke to David Walker

Eiopa's Petra Hielkema: stress tests and Orsas are good for climate risk management

The chair of the EU's insurance authority talks to Christopher Cundy about the supervision of sustainability issues and explains why the own risk and solvency assessment (Orsa) and stress testing are the most important tools, right now

L&G's Simon Gadd: piloting a pathway

Simon Gadd was appointed as Legal & General's first group climate change director earlier this year. He talks to Christopher Cundy about how he is helping steer the UK life insurer and asset manager towards its net-zero goal

UK's Solvency II study spooks the market

Annuity writers have been shocked by the results of the UK's quantitative impact study on potential reforms to Solvency II and are preparing for a clash with the regulator, as Christopher Cundy reports

COP26: a springboard for action, says the IAIS

Jonathan Dixon, secretary general of the International Association of Insurance Supervisors, discusses with Sarfraz Thind the hopes for COP26 and how insurers may benefit from the global climate conference

Rising expectations: how supervisors are acting on climate change

Anna Sweeney explains how global supervisors are collaborating in order to help insurers grasp the implications of climate change - and improve the sector's response to the risk