BaFin castigates insurers for low-quality DTA evidence

German regulator says proofs of future taxable earnings must improve


Eiopa lays out AI ethics for insurers

The principles are non-binding and aim to promote fairness and transparency


Frank Grund seeks "balanced outcome" from Solvency II review...in 2032

Solvency coverage is inadequate at 14 German insurers without transitionals, Insurance Risk Data finds


European Commission, regulators and insurers clash over Solvency II review

DAV conference finds diverging opinions on underwriters' social role


Capital injections needed to keep insurers afloat during 2020 turbulence

SFCRs reveal fates of underwriters whose solvency was challenged in tough year


BaFin's Frank Grund warns of "very intensive" scrutiny of dividend distribution plans

German regulator also warns underwriters to take sustainability seriously


German hybrid life products raise risk modelling concerns

Use of GDV model scrutinised by regulator


Country profile: Germany

Europe's third-largest insurance industry has survived the coronavirus pandemic so far, but continues to be plagued by low rates and poor profitability in motor and home cover, as David Walker describes in this special report featuring interviews with BaFin's Frank Grund and GDV's Jörg Asmussen


Frank Grund acknowledges "more difficult" times for building ZZR

BaFin also finds some insurtechs "overly optimistic" on business plans


Debeka Leben falls below 100% solvency without transitionals

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