Econ capitulates on objections to Solvency II reforms

European Parliament’s Economic and Finance Committee had threatened to derail amendments to standard formula


Insurance Europe: climate disclosures require principle-based approach

Trade association responds to EC consultation and calls for flexibility


A capital management toolkit for life re/insurers

Paul Fulcher and Luca Tres describe the pros and cons of 10 techniques and solutions available to European life insurers under Solvency II to help manage capital


Bermuda defends jurisdiction after EU blacklisting

EU judges island’s tax regime as potentially unfair and abusive


Commission proposals are "a missed opportunity" to improve Solvency II

Insurance Europe is disappointed at the lack of progress in the risk margin and volatility adjustment


European Commission lowers Solvency II investment charges

Delegated act amending standard formula finally published


Commission reveals scope of Solvency II reforms in 2020 advice request

In its request for technical advice from Eiopa, the European Commission has given its strongest indication yet about where it might take Solvency II. Christopher Cundy shares his thoughts


Eiopa targets improved conduct and supervisory convergence for 2019

The EU authority has revealed its key targets for the year ahead


MEPs press Commission to think again on Solvency II amendments

Four areas need immediate attention, Econ committee says


Eiopa seeks views on integrating sustainable risks in Solvency II

Feedback sought on how climate change affects underwriting and investments