Full extent of transitional measures in Germany revealed

The measures and the volatility adjustment maintain capital adequacy for some insurers


Solvency II in Germany: four insurers below 100% ratio without transitional measures

New analysis from Insurance Risk Data picks up where Eiopa left off, evaluating the use of the long-term guarantees measures in Germany, the EEA country where they are most popular. David Walker reports


R.I.P. traditional life insurance

Low interest rates killed off European life insurance products that offered policyholders guaranteed annual returns. Even now as rates rise, David Walker finds practitioners are ready to bury the concept


BaFin warns German firms being "intensively supervised" about reporting obligations

Local insurance law demands prompt notification if insurers' financial situation worsens


Claims inflation rates are double headline inflation, says DEVK

German insurer says "intense competition" likely to limit premium hikes


Rising interest rates ease ZZR bill for German life firms

Many reported lower ZZR bills in 2021, while two expect none in 2022


Germany's DEVK broke three records, not all desirable, in 2021

Flooding linked to storm Bernd last summer cost the composite insurer €295m gross


Europe's insurers predict flood bill exceeding €5bn

Associations in Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands reveal claims estimates