Four Australian GI firms have more than 40 reinsurance counterparties

Apra report warns of general insurers' reliance on European reinsurance


Australian regulators to collect data on life insurance claims

Better claims data is needed to improve public trust, say regulators


Include climate change in risk management, says Australian regulator

Robust scenario analysis should be the new standard for risk management


Nearly half Australian insurers suffer major cyber attacks

Executive management forced to get involved at 46% of firms


Australia's life insurers survive stress test, but lose trust

Capital levels robust in recession scenario


Apra continues investigation of commercial pricing risk

Australian regulator to consider governance around pricing


Apra identifies weaknesses in 'cloud' risk management

Cloud computing arrangements are becoming more complex


QBE issues $700m in subordinate debt

Part of group-wide capital raising


Other markets seek inspiration from Solvency II

While Switzerland, the US and Bermuda are seen as the most important countries in terms of equivalence with Solvency II, other jurisdictions are also pressing ahead in developing similar risk-based regulation. Lorna Davies reports.