Insurance Europe welcomes EU proposals for sustainability reporting

But the trade body also says some refinements are still needed


European Commission, regulators and insurers clash over Solvency II review

DAV conference finds diverging opinions on underwriters' social role


European Commission signals directions for Solvency II review

The EU's priorities for economic recovery and green transition will influence the Commission's proposals for Solvency II reform, while some elements of Eiopa's suggestions look set for adoption too. Christopher Cundy reports


Insurers want ESG factors prioritised for European database - UPDATED

Insurance Europe says the lack of reliable and public ESG data makes the initiative critical


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


Japan's reinsurance equivalence with EU to expire at year-end

Plans to reform Japanese solvency regime delayed by Insurance Capital Standard


EU approves IFRS 9 delay for insurers

Separate UK adoption no longer needed


Covid-19 lessons should inform Solvency II review, ESRB says

Christine Lagarde says it's unsatisfactory that supervisors relied on ad-hoc solutions during crisis


European insurers dismiss universal climate change adaptation solutions

Insurance Europe responds to EU consultation


Efrag approves IFRS 9 deadline postponement

Stakeholders have until 3 July to comment on endorsement