Solvency II

  • Public disclosure is the biggest change for the UK's life insurance stress tests - UPDATED

    12 July 2024

    But reporting will not be timely and may not provide a full picture of insurers' resilience, consultants warn

  • UK's life insurance stress test targets 11 bulk annuity providers

    10 July 2024

    Prudential Regulation Authority consults on tests to be launched in 2025

  • UK matching adjustment benefit rises to £78bn

    09 July 2024

    More business for bulk annuity insurers, as interest rates dip

  • BaFin asks German insurers if they really need Solvency II transitional measures

    09 July 2024

    GDV expects "vast majority" of German insurers are solid without transitionals

  • GDV renews its querying on whether SFCR documents prove their worth

    05 July 2024

    German trade association recommends culling narrative sections

  • German insurers call for two-year moratorium on new regulations

    05 July 2024

    Sustainability reporting burden should be a focus for reform, says GDV

  • ASR eyes €8bn of Dutch PRT business in next four years

    27 June 2024

    Estimates 40pp increase in solvency ratio from measures including internal model

  • IMF urges Dutch regulator to improve scrutiny of life insurers [UPDATED]

    20 June 2024

    High exposures to mortgage loans requires more stress testing

  • FSB proposals on liquidity risk management represent best practice, say trade associations

    20 June 2024

    Insurance Europe and GFIA respond to consultation on margin and collateral calls

  • Labour Party pledges to "unleash full potential" of UK insurance sector

    18 June 2024

    Shadow city minister outlines strategic plan for insurers

  • Smaller insurers to benefit from Solvency UK thresholds

    17 June 2024
  • EU's Solvency II reforms could free up to €80bn of capital, S&P estimates

    12 June 2024

    Insurance sector's solvency ratios to benefit by up to 25 percentage points in aggregate

  • Insurers facing issues in quantifying nature risk in Orsas

    11 June 2024

    ASR's Esther Egeter cited challenges around data shortages and the typical timespan of an Orsa

  • Europe's insurance premiums top €3trn in 2023

    11 June 2024

    Eiopa figures reveal a 3.1% expansion in GWP since 20220*

  • Luxembourg's life insurers easily survive IMF's lapse rate stress test

    10 June 2024

    Sector has ample access to cash, liquid assets and reinsurance