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


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