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

News

Access to capital not the only issue in LV= sale, says FCA chair

Charles Randell discussed with MPs the issues facing UK mutuals

Hong Kong regulator confirms GWS status on AIA, FWD, Prudential

Moody's moves quickly to upgrade AIA's credit rating

European Commission, regulators and insurers clash over Solvency II review

DAV conference finds diverging opinions on underwriters' social role

Focus on sector-wide vulnerabilities in macroprudential supervision, says GFIA

The global insurance body responds to IAIS consultation

Canadian regulator puts focus on technology risk

Osfi schedules technology-related initiatives in the next two years

Capital injections needed to keep insurers afloat during 2020 turbulence

SFCRs reveal fates of underwriters whose solvency was challenged in tough year

COMMENT: Eiopa's new chair is a familiar face

The choice of an EU regulator will ensure a smooth transition in Eiopa's leadership, as Christopher Cundy explains

Petra Hielkema nominated as Eiopa chair

Appointment subject to approval from European Parliament

Saudi Arabia's Saico selects FIS for IFRS 17 implementation

The insurer said it made a thorough assessment of the IFRS 17 vendor space

Climate change could drive hurricane losses 24% higher by 2050

RMS adds European flood insured losses could rise 59% by mid-century due to climate risk

Analysis

The BMA's environmental evolution

Bermuda has embarked on a plan to make the territory a hub for insurance climate work. The island's insurance regulator, Gerald Gakundi, discusses its role in tackling the climate risk conundrum with Sarfraz Thind

Reinsurance could potentially offer IFRS 17 profit mutualisation

Alexandre Tzenev, managing director for financial solutions EMEA at Scor, tells Cintia Cheong how reinsurance can offset the impact of onerous contracts under IFRS 17

Country profile: Portugal

Cintia Cheong reveals how Covid-19 has affected the Portuguese insurance sector and the prospects for M&A, as well as examining the potential impacts of Solvency II reform and progress with IFRS 17 implementation

How NFU Mutual built an award-winning risk team

NFU Mutual won risk team of the year in InsuranceERM's UK & Europe 2021 awards. The provider's risk director and chief risk officer Iain Baker shares the mutual insurer's pro-active strategy and steps to success with Ronan McCaughey

European Commission signals directions for Solvency II review

The EU's priorities for economic recovery and green transition will influence the Commission's proposals for Solvency II reform, while some elements of Eiopa's suggestions look set for adoption too. Christopher Cundy reports

Steering NewRe through the Covid-19 stress test

NewRe's chief risk officer (CRO) Christian Dahmen was highly commended in InsuranceERM's 2021 awards. He tells Ronan McCaughey about overhauling the reinsurer's risk management function and emerging risks to monitor