Insurance protection gaps: getting over the blame game

Politicians and civil society tend to blame insurers for widening protection gaps. But insurers say governments and regulators must share responsibility. So what can be done to solve what all regard as a growing problem? Christopher Cundy reports from Eiopa's 10th anniversary conference


EU supervisors comment on Eiopa's plans for Solvency II reform

French, German and Italian supervisors are supporting some of Eiopa's proposals to amend Solvency II, while the European Commission has admitted it needs to do more to encourage long-term business. Cintia Cheong reports


The pandemic should open our eyes to behavioural risk biases

Organisations tend to ignore extreme events until they occur, says Howard Kunreuther


Eiopa and ASF start Romania's balance sheet review

The exercise had been postponed due to disruption from the Covid-19 pandemic


Insurers' legal victories concerning Covid-19 business exposures

Pro-insurer developments in the US have been compiled by a law firm


Italian insurers enact emergency measures similar to Chinese firms

Allianz, Axa and Unipol among underwriters relaxing policy terms


Italian insurers urge IASB to fix IFRS 17 annual cohorts

Effective date should be no sooner than 2023, says Ania


Romanian insurers face Eiopa/ASF balance sheet review

Exercise to take place in H2 2020


Portuguese insurers fined €54m over cartel arrangement

Insurers manipulated pricing for large corporate clients, says competition authority


Ivass head signals Eiopa "openness" to volatility adjustment change

Salvatore Rossi maintains momentum for VA amendment