Solvency II ORSA, QIS5, IMAP, Omnibus II, EIOPA

News

NN Group's Solvency II ratio rises in Q3

But operating results in most lines dropped quarter on quarter

BaFin predicts "overwhelming majority" of life sales with flexible guarantees

Lower promises only cut overall burden slowly, BaFin adds

Talanx reports huge improvement in industrial lines

But low interest rates create headwinds for German group

German trade bodies criticise BaFin over reporting, proportionality

Regulator replies existing measures to ease burden are appropriate

InsuranceERM Awards 2020 - Entries are now open!

Deadline for entry into 38 categories is Friday 13 December 2019

Axa XL reports €420m Q3 nat cat loss

Pricing on renewals for Axa XL improved for both insurance and reinsurance

More insurance CEOs look to Ireland post-Brexit

Key findings from 2019 PwC – Insurance Ireland CEO Survey

Scrutinise insurers' liquidity risk, IMF tells French regulator

Analysis of a sample of SFCRs found no quantitative measures to address liquidity risk

Hannover Re's growth plans to reduce solvency ratio

Industry is well positioned to deal with climate risk, says CRO

Moody's: Insurers need to issue up to €29bn of RT1 debt

Moody’s rated insurers have issued €3.1bn of RT1 debt since 2017

Analysis

Defining risk accountabilities in the Senior Managers and Certification Regime

RACI charting is a powerful tool for SMCR compliance and improving risk governance and culture. The risk function is also in a prime position to help, as Seema Bradbury and Alex Hindson explain

Eiopa proposes extensive reforms for Solvency II 2020 review

Over 878 pages, the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority has put forward dozens of important reforms to the EU’s solvency regime. Christopher Cundy summarises the main issues and shares his opinion on the potential impacts

What's on the horizon for Bermuda's re/insurance market

Deloitte’s Gokul Sudarsana talks to Christopher Cundy about his thoughts on some of the trends and challenges that face Bermuda's insurance market

Scor's Frieder Knüpling: everything starts with the risk function

The chief risk officer of Scor tells Cintia Cheong how the risk function has helped the company deliver its strategic plan and how the French reinsurer plans to implement IFRS 17

Solvency II, IFRS 17, local GAAP, Basel IV... where is the consistency?

For the health of the financial sector and for the good of European citizens, accounting and solvency regimes for insurance and banking must be aligned around the same valuation concept, argue Serge Moulin, Giulio Terzariol and Carsten Zielke

Solvency II's biggest unintended consequences

In part two of a Q&A to accompany the launch of his book on Solvency II, Karel Van Hulle discusses the impact of the directive, and how the insurance sector should prepare for sustainability, Brexit and new technologies