Banque de France reveals priorities under Solvency II review

Governor François Villeroy de Galhau also tells insurers to reduce rates to policyholders and to diversify


IFRS 17: what insurers dislike from the final consultation

The treatment of reinsurance accounting under IFRS 17 appears to be the most consistent complaint from re/insurers, but deciding when the standard should take effect continues to generate disagreements among stakeholders. Cintia Cheong reports


Insurance Europe slams proposal to harmonise guarantee schemes

The lobby group warned of high costs and intractable challenges to harmonisation


Eiopa proposes extensive reforms for Solvency II 2020 review

Over 878 pages, the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority has put forward dozens of important reforms to the EU’s solvency regime. Christopher Cundy summarises the main issues and shares his opinion on the potential impacts


Traditional insurance approaches "fail" on cyber risk

Milliman reviews the findings of a recent Eiopa cyber risk re/insurance study


Eiopa launches field test for revised Solvency II reporting

The field test forms part of the Solvency II 2020 review


Travel insurance commissions are violating EU laws, Eiopa warns

Thematic review reveals problematic business models and remuneration structures


Eiopa sets expectations on insurers to take climate action

Opinion on sustainability in Solvency II acknowledges challenges to integrating climate change risk


Actuaries and re/insurers join Eiopa's digital ethics expert group

First meeting is to take place next month


Brexit and low interest rates remain top risks for insurers

Supervisory vigilance and cooperation remains key