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

News

Admiral highlights uncertainties from FCA pricing reform

The UK motor insurer warned the eventual reforms may impact customer retention

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Conning to launch climate risk scenario analysis tool

The SaaS Conning Climate Risk Analyzer will have a beta release at the end of this month

Dismay with Eiopa's sustainability reporting indicators for insurers

Insurance Europe says questions remain how the proposals will work in practice

Debeka Leben falls below 100% solvency without transitionals

Group calls on Europe's politicians not to "close eyes" to effect of low rates

Eiopa sets out sustainability reporting indicators for insurers

Two key performance indicators suggested for use in EU's green reporting rules

Enter now for the InsuranceERM Americas Awards 2021!

The awards feature 27 categories and the deadline for entries is 9 April

Reinsurers foot three-quarters of New Zealand earthquakes bill

Eight insurers saw claims costs surpass reinsurance cover

The winners are revealed in InsuranceERM's 2021 Awards

The awards recognise the best in the UK and Europe's insurance risk management sector

Call for a harmonised approach to solvency breaches

Insurance Europe says the key to avoiding failures is applying Solvency II correctly

Analysis

Aurore Lecanon: the CRO of the year driving risk management change

Chief risk officer of the year in InsuranceERM's 2021 awards, Aurore Lecanon, tells Ronan McCaughey how and why she successfully modernised Prudential International Assurance's risk function. She also discusses Brexit's impact

Matching adjustment becomes a battleground in UK's Solvency II consultation

Respondents to the UK's consultation on the future of Solvency II have taken starkly opposing positions on the matching adjustment, with some arguing for liberalisation and others for scrapping it. Christopher Cundy reports

Bank of England ignites the debate on UK-EU Solvency II equivalence

The EU is in no rush to grant the UK reciprocal equivalence on Solvency II and has stirred anger by saying it wants to see how far the UK diverges before giving the green light. Paul Walsh assesses the state of play and whether there is any potential for a future agreement

Is address-level pricing causing or solving natcat protection gaps?

Consumers in high-risk districts are facing unaffordable premiums for property cover - a situation that some blame on insurers' increasingly detailed pricing methods. But insurers argue that address-level pricing allows them to close protection gaps. David Walker reports

Insurance protection gaps: getting over the blame game

Politicians and civil society tend to blame insurers for widening protection gaps. But insurers say governments and regulators must share responsibility. So what can be done to solve what all regard as a growing problem? Christopher Cundy reports from Eiopa's 10th anniversary conference

Cloud outsourcing comes down to earth

Insurers are being pushed to better manage the operational risks arising from the use of cloud computing. There are some deep challenges involved, but regulations are arriving that might help, as Ronan McCaughey reports