Coronavirus: insurance regulatory action tracker - UPDATED

The latest worldwide insurance regulatory responses to Covid-19 summarised


CBI chief economist calls for 'Pandemic Re' initiative

Rain-Newton Smith was addressing the UK Treasury Select Committee


Chinese go on $13bn health insurance buying spree in January

Take-up in the month exceeded one-quarter of recent annual demand


Chinese non-life insurers develop products for ailing local business

As the Covid-19 pandemic puts the world on path to recession, innovative property and casualty insurers in China are designing products to help SMEs and exporters alike. David Walker reports


Chinese regulator lets go of Anbang with buyers in the wings

Watchdog praises longer-term focus of firm's life business


China extends preferential treatment to Hong Kong reinsurers

Deal helps position Hong Kong as a risk management centre, says Insurance Authority


Irish regulator approves 14 insurers' plans for Brexit mitigation

Central Bank of Ireland’s Ed Sibley makes comments at annual Insurance Ireland lunch


UK insurers more optimistic than rest of financial services

The quarterly CBI / PwC survey of 84 firms reveals a marked divergence in business conditions between sub-sectors


Chinese insurers' C-Ross compliance pays off

But firms are still exposed to risky investments


Reinsurer accepts lesson from Solvency II mistakes

PartnerRe also voiced its commitment to its private ownership model