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

News

BaFin castigates insurers for low-quality DTA evidence

German regulator says proofs of future taxable earnings must improve

Frank Grund seeks "balanced outcome" from Solvency II review...in 2032

Solvency coverage is inadequate at 14 German insurers without transitionals, Insurance Risk Data finds

PRA's Solvency II impact study to begin with MA survey

UK regulator to focus on MA, risk margin, TMTP and reporting this year

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Use Solvency II review to help insurers, urges MEP

Markus Ferber says the reforms can be a chance to make the insurance industry's life easier

Draw on Covid-19's lessons for Solvency II review, say European insurers

Insurance Europe sets out pressing issues for policymakers in its annual report

Petra Hielkema confirmed as Eiopa chair

Decision from European Council is final step in appointment process

PRA eyes Solvency II impact study this year

UK regulator says timetable for reform is still uncertain

Axa still at far greater risk from financial crash than pandemic deaths

Solvency was stress-tested in latest solvency and financial condition report

European Commission, regulators and insurers clash over Solvency II review

DAV conference finds diverging opinions on underwriters' social role

Analysis

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

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

Regulators should encourage cat model diversity, says Oxford University study

Researchers have shown how the re/insurance markets can benefit from using a diversity of catastrophe models to understand and price their risk. So what are regulators doing about it? Christopher Cundy reports