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How to avert the big data threat

Big data analytics promises to revolutionise risk selection for insurers, but threatens to marginalise higher-risk groups. Paul Walsh investigates how the “solidarity monitor” devised by the Dutch insurance association can help avoid exclusion

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Karel Van Hulle: “I want the objectives of Solvency II to be remembered”

As a former head of insurance and pensions at the European Commission, Karel Van Hulle was central to the development of Solvency II. To coincide with the launch of his book on the directive, he talks to Christopher Cundy about its gestation, flaws and future development

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Eiopa: high macro and market risks for EU insurance sector

Warning that profitability and solvency risks have also increased

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Eiopa may cut the frequency of insurance stress tests

A discussion paper from Eiopa sets out guidelines to improve future stress test exercises

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Eiopa consults on harmonising policyholder protection schemes

Variety of national approaches is inconsistent with cross-border business

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Solvency II reporting deadlines to be extended in Eiopa's wide-ranging disclosure reforms

First of two consultations launched in preparation for 2020 review

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What's next for the MA and VA?

More than €100bn of capital relief is provided by Solvency II's matching and volatility adjustments, but they are far from uncontroversial. As the European Commission begins to consider reforms, Christopher Cundy reports on the problems and possible solutions

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Eiopa consults on outsourcing to cloud service providers

Data protection, security and concentration risks exist with cloud systems

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Risk of low interest rates "more prominent again", says Eiopa

Monthly financial stability report highlights return of low-for-long risk

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'Uneven playing field' for Solvency II group supervision pinpointed

European Commission report identifies diverging implementations of group supervision