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


Brexit countdown: Germany to extend passporting rights for UK insurers

Scenario would take effect in the event of a no-deal Brexit


European regulators outline Brexit mitigation measures

As the threat of a no-deal Brexit becomes more likely, some EU countries are stepping up their preparations to ensure service continuity. Cintia Cheong spoke to regulators and governments in five big EU27 markets to find out what they have planned


Germany's BaFin re-emphasises willingness for 'smooth' Brexit

But insurers must put in same level of effort, German regulator says


Nat cats cost German reinsurers in 2017

Regulator BaFin details statistical performance for 29 reinsurers in Germany