Scrutinise insurers' liquidity risk, IMF tells French regulator

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


French insurers urged to explain risk and solvency ratio calculations

The ACPR’s 2018 annual report calls for improvement


French insurers make "good headway" for no-deal Brexit

French regulator says most UK insurers with liabilities in France have Brexit continuity plans


French regulator puts equity charges top of Solvency II reforms

Insurers, policyholders and economy would benefit from more equity investment, says Bernard Delas


French regulator highlights insurers' climate risk weaknesses

The ACPR wants “true, forward-looking analysis”, among various improvements


Bernardino calls on insurers to “think big” and exploit single European market

Policyholders miss the opportunities provided by EU convergence, Eiopa chief says


Supervisors inconsistent in monitoring climate risk

Supervisors' varying levels of familiarity with climate risk requires the establishment of a global framework for measuring and managing those risks, according to the IAIS and the UN SIF.


Regulators seek new tech to probe insurers' quantitative reports

But warn of unregulated value chains when insurers adopt insurtech


European supervisors change tack on negative interest rate risk

Insurers are being asked to modify internal models as negative yields become the new normal, but the approach varies by country and company. Hugo Coelho reports


L'exception française?

The French government is proposing to exempt supplementary pension products from Solvency II capital requirements, a seismic change that will give the sector much needed relief. Hugo Coelho reports