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

Analysis

SFCRs: delivering the goods in round two

An early financial year-end makes life and health insurer Vitality one of the first major EU insurers to deliver its annual solvency and financial condition report. David Walker discusses what’s changed and how other underwriters may evolve their SFCRs in the second year of reporting

Axa's Christian Thimann: EU's sustainability drive directly linked to Solvency II reform

The chair of the European Commission’s expert group on sustainable finance talks to Paul Walsh about the group’s recommendations – and how they are intrinsically linked with Solvency II.

The PRA's David Rule on Brexit, the risk margin and the regulator's hotspots for supervision in 2018

The UK’s executive director for insurance supervision talks to Christopher Cundy about how the Prudential Regulation Authority is approaching Brexit and reveals the latest views on reforming the risk margin

Rolling out the red carpet for the SFCR Awards

Following its official awards, InsuranceERM hands out the gongs for its inaugural ‘Solvies’ and reflects on the first year of insurers producing solvency and financial condition reports

Lapse risk takes centre stage in capital management strategies

Since the introduction of Solvency II, EU life insurers have had to hold much more capital against the risk of customers lapsing their policies. Luca Tres explains how innovative hedging structures can help firms maximise their capital efficiency

Economic capital: the solution to two big insurance problems

Using economic capital metrics makes for better business decisions and improves the wider understanding of profitability in the insurance sector. The opportunity is not to be missed, argue Gez Llanaj and Assad Shah