Australian health insurers plan merger amid regulatory scrutiny

M&A would address some issues watchdog has with beleaguered sector


Apra plans further reforms to help health insurers bolster their resilience

Australia's chief regulator identifies risks on smaller firms and of unaffordable health cover


Australian watchdog warns insurers on prudential framework

Apra sets out agenda for 2018 workload


Australian government enquiry censures health insurers

Industry castigated for expensive, complex and limited products


Economic resilience leaves Australia's general insurers in need of live local stress modelling data

Regulator says industry should draw on foreign experience to test robustness to disasters


Australian regulator flags greater accountability for appointed actuaries

Actuarial role at insurers should focus less on compliance and more on significant business strategies, says Apra


Moody's welcomes Commonwealth Bank's life operation sale

Rating agency highlights logic of banks following suit


Australian regulator sets strategic goals for insurance supervision

Stronger recovery and resolution framework is part of Apra's 2020 plan


Australian private health insurers given extra time on risk management standards

Standards will ensure firms are resilient to current and emerging risks


16 insurance supervisors support climate risk disclosure guidance

Some seeking to integrate TCFD recommendations into supervisory regimes