Bank of England ignites the debate on UK-EU Solvency II equivalence

The EU is in no rush to grant the UK reciprocal equivalence on Solvency II and has stirred anger by saying it wants to see how far the UK diverges before giving the green light. Paul Walsh assesses the state of play and whether there is any potential for a future agreement


The future of UK supervision: more stress testing, more dialogue, less capital modelling

Charlotte Gerken says Bank of England will rely less on internal models to establish regulatory capital


Pandemic highlights the need for global insurance standard

Vicky Saporta re-elected as IAIS chair ahead of association's annual meeting today


UK's Solvency II reforms could be phased in

Vicky Saporta says timing for changes remains uncertain


Bank of England names insurers participating in climate stress tests

PRA also publishes feedback on framework for climate change in general insurance


UK renews focus on climate stress tests, capital and disclosure

Climate risk disclosures to be mandatory for all financial institutions by 2025


Bank of England warns insurers of climate change 'liability risk'

Bank also hints at changes to risk charges to encourage insurers to tackle the issue


BoE governor intervenes in pension superfunds regime: report

Andrew Bailey says framework is a financial stability risk, reports Sky News


FCA hires LSE boss as chief executive

Nikhil Rathi will take over as CEO on a £455,000 annual salary


How Covid-19 is changing the UK's prudential supervision

At a recent webinar organised by the Association of British Insurers, experts discussed what Covid-19 and Brexit might mean for the future direction of UK prudential regulation. Cintia Cheong reports