Amend Solvency II to encourage sustainability, suggests European Commission group

Obligatory disclosure of environmental, social and governance investment considerations mooted


EBA chief rejects idea of Eiopa merger

No material benefit of merging authorities, but greater collaboration would help in non-core activities, says EBA chairman Andrea Enria


Commission threatens five member states on Solvency II transposition

Latvia, Poland, Hungary, Portugal and Cyprus could face European Court of Justice


Solvency II equivalence on the Isle of Man - a bear necessity?

Allan Christian explains how updates to the Isle of Man's insurance regulatory regime have become intertwined with efforts to gain Solvency II equivalency


European insurers prepare for UFR change pain

Cutting the ultimate forward rate to about 3.65% over the next five years will drag down European insurers' solvency ratios as the pain of low rates feeds into long-term discounting. The big question now is whether MEPs, the Commission and German industry will work together to block Eiopa's methodology. Callum Tanner reports


Eiopa methodology cuts UFR to 3.65%

Annual changes reduced from 20 to 15bps


UK should have no influence on EU financial regulations say Green MEPs

Sven Giegold concerned by Theresa May's call for joint management of regulatory framework


Eiopa to make final UFR decision this month

Authority hits back at criticism of its methodology


Commission considers granting Eiopa powers to approve internal models

Merger between Eiopa and banking authority contemplated


Covered agreement could disappear under Trump, say lawyers

New administration may see agreement as favouring EU interests