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

News

G-Siis list should be expanded, academics find

More insurers present systemic threats than those currently on FSB's list

South Africa's Guardrisk strikes back in Covid-19 BI battle

The insurer will appeal a recent court ruling "to obtain certainty" for insurers

Chinese insurers urged to step up Covid-19 economic support

Insurers should continue to stabilise businesses, says China's regulator

IRB Brasil Re plans $436m capital raise

Brazilian reinsurer looks to boost solvency after rating downgrade

South African insurer loses Covid-19 BI battle against restaurant

Guardrisk Insurance has lost the case against Café Chameleon, and an appeal is likely

Supervisors should step up Libor transition work, IAIS warns

A number of financial institutions are yet to start transition, research finds

Dutch insurers primed to resume dividend payments after regulator's green light

DNB goes against advice from European Systemic Risk Board

Eiopa tells insurers to reassess value of products amid Covid-19

Comes as Zurich UK offers refunds to 8,000 travel policyholders

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Insurance Europe calls for Solvency II improvements

The trade body said enhancements to the risk margin and volatility adjustment are needed

Analysis

AIG Life's playbook for Covid-19

Ruth Middleton, AIG Life's chief risk officer, and Debbie Bolton, chief underwriter and head of customer operations at the UK life insurer, tell Ronan McCaughey how the provider has adapted to Covid-19 and reveal their post-pandemic outlook

The insurance industry's climate change leaders

Christopher Cundy introduces InsuranceERM's list of the people leading and shaping the insurance sector's response to climate change

IASB issues final version of IFRS 17

The deferral of implementation to 2023 and the reinsurance accounting changes are most welcomed by insurers. Cintia Cheong reports

"Wrong tone" casts insurers as Covid-19 villains

Insurance and communication experts debated the reputation of insurance after the Covid-19 pandemic in InsuranceERM's latest webinar. Many achievements were highlighted, but a lack of empathy was a key criticism. Ronan McCaughey explains

Is a Pandemic Re the answer in a post-Covid-19 world?

Experts have debated the need for a pandemic insurance risk backstop, what it should cover and how it should be funded. Ronan McCaughey reports from the latest of InsuranceERM's Covid-19 webinar series

Covid-19: The CRO's view - Part 2

In part two of our report on the InsuranceERM Covid-19 discussion webinar, Allianz group chief risk officer Tom Wilson tells Paul Walsh his thoughts on the business interruption coverage disputes, the possibility of a 'Pandemic Re' initiative and the lessons the industry needs to learn.