Reserving method could save €10bn on German ZZR in 2018

Researchers call proposed formula for life cash stockpiling a "palpable unburdening"


German regulator cautious over Generali Leben sale

Generali and Viridium agreed on deal - but BaFin may not


Generali agrees sale of German life unit

Hannover Re and private equity among the buyers of Generali Leben


BaFin spells out chief IT security role privileges

New rules follow relaxing of minimum experience requirements


EU supervisors insist Solvency II risk margin "is not an issue"

Insurers’ calls for a recalibration of the risk margin are being ignored by Eiopa and national supervisors, as evidenced at Insurance Europe's conference in Brussels last week. Aggelos Andreou reports


BaFin cautions against ESA review creating "bureaucratic monster"

German regulator also warns over sustainable assets


BaFin issues its agenda list for insurance supervision in 2018

German regulator mixes daily topics and strategic themes for the sector


BaFin reveals true size of German life insurance run-off market

Regulator defends specialist operators against criticisms of profiteering


IDD delay greeted with mixed reactions

Insurers have welcomed the European Commission's proposal to delay implementation of the Insurance Distribution Directive, but not all national regulators are towing the line. Aggelos Andreou reports


BaFin warns insurers: 'We're watching you', on own funds and risk

German underwriters on course for €200bn of premium income