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

News

European Commission to mandate climate scenario analysis in Solvency II

Leaked plans reveal review of sustainable asset charges due in 2023

UK life insurers maintained strong capital positions in H1

Insights from Insurance Risk Data and Fitch Ratings on the UK life insurance sector during H1

EU insurers fall agonisingly short of pre-pandemic solvency at Q1 2021

Italian insurers stand out at 22 percentage points above Q4 2019 levels

Just Group slashes debt costs with first sustainable RT1 bond issue

UK life insurer pioneers "green" contingent convertible debt

Talanx injected capital into Italian unit as solvency went sub-120% in 2020

Actions in H1 revealed in HDI Assicurazioni's SFCR

UK regulator approves Phoenix's internal model merger

Integration of Standard Life internal model brings solvency boost

UK remains hopeful of post-Brexit insurance regulation and innovation benefits

MPs quizzed insurance executives about Solvency II, reinsurance and innovation

BaFin has 15 life firms under close supervision as low interest rates bite

Average solvency ratio for German life firms is improving, according to GDV

ALM-focused life reinsurance start-up targets European expansion

Balance Re also offers technology and investment management

Hot demand from insurers for climate risk technology

Key trends from this year's upcoming InsuranceERM technology guide

Analysis

Allianz's Aylin Somersan Coqui: with crises come opportunities

The chief risk officer of one of the world's largest insurers talks to Cintia Cheong about her changing role, the risks Allianz faces and how Covid-19 has changed the way risk is managed

UK's ideas for Solvency II neglect risk margin design

"Do what you want, but it needs to be smaller and less volatile" seems to be the country's reaction to reforming the controversial risk margin. Christopher Cundy reports

Country profile: Spain

Paul Walsh talks to Spain's insurers about their priorities for reforming Solvency II's matching and volatility adjustment, the impact of low interest rates and Covid-19, and how technology is changing the market

UK use of matching adjustment keeps growing

Christopher Cundy delves into the 2020 solvency reports to find insurers have enjoyed an increase in their capital benefit by more than 10% on the previous year

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

IFRS 17 implementation: you have to question yourself over and over again

Daphné De Leval, vice chair of the Insurance Committee of the Actuarial Association of Europe, tells Cintia Cheong about the challenges of IFRS 17 implementation and how the experience of Solvency II helps