Debeka Leben falls below 100% solvency without transitionals

Group calls on Europe's politicians not to "close eyes" to effect of low rates


German life firms risk capital inadequacy when transitionals expire

BaFin's Frank Grund predicts more insurers to face "intensive supervision" as result of Covid-19


Regulators highlight dividends, Brexit and Solvency II as key topics for 2021

German, Irish and British regulators discussed their top concerns for 2021 at InsuranceERM's Insurance Risk & Capital EMEA conference last week. Cintia Cheong reports


Belgian regulator urges insurers to suspend dividends until 2021

France made similar announcement this week


BaFin extends Solvency II reporting exemptions until further notice

Smaller insurers to benefit from BaFin decree


Eiopa starts search for Bernardino's successor

Applications for post due by 31 August


BaFin criticises Orsa stress tests

Some analysis inadequate and reasoning questionable, regulator says


Munich Re defends dividend distribution decision in SFCR

German reinsurer says BaFin expressed "no reservations" about planned pay-out


"Keep an eye on your parents' health," BaFin warns German insurers

No underwriter has fallen below 100% capital coverage in crisis yet, regulator says


Eiopa urges insurers to temporarily suspend dividend payments

This approach should be reviewed until Covid-19 impact is clearer