Regulators take further actions to ease pressure from coronavirus

From Germany to Australia, watchdogs have rolled back requirements on insurance industry


BaFin hit by coronavirus

German regulator assembles internal taskforce and institutes remote working


BaFin lays down the law on Solvency II reporting

German regulator issues 90-page document spelling out requirements and warnings


BaFin predicts "overwhelming majority" of life sales with flexible guarantees

Lower promises only cut overall burden slowly, BaFin adds


German trade bodies criticise BaFin over reporting, proportionality

Regulator replies existing measures to ease burden are appropriate


BaFin raises supervision challenges of capital modelling with AI

Question raised whether to supervise data providers


German life insurers relish €4.5bn-plus saving on ZZR contributions

The revised methodology for calculating Germany's special interest rate reserves is saving billions for the country's life insurers. David Walker reports


BaFin spells out its Solvency II review wish-list

Negative rate modelling and investment relief for life insurers top regulator's list


BaFin clears way for Generali's German life unit sale

Generali is looking to sell its German life business to run-off experts Viridium


Germany's BaFin to increase usage of business intelligence software

IT packages analyse pre-and post-Solvency II data