Irish regulator launches climate risk guidance for re/insurers

The Central Bank of Ireland says climate change is no longer an "emerging risk"


Eiopa elaborates on how insurers can consider climate change in Orsas

Own risk and solvency assessment may need "new approach", EU authority says


40 Italian insurers planned on paying dividends during pandemic

Some proposals "did not comply with prudential criteria," Italian regulator reveals


European insurers' payouts to shareholders at seven-year low

Research paper found stress-tests did not affect buyback and dividend levels


Belgian regulator quantifies effect of inflation on solvency coverage

NBB finds failings in standard formula treatment of inflation shocks


Blockchain in insurance: surviving the wreckage

Blockchain technology has so far failed to revolutionise the insurance business, but it has found some niches where it seems to be enduring. Paul Walsh reports


Eiopa issues rare warning to Slovakia's regulator over Solvency II breach

NBS given formal recommendation to improve its supervision of one insurer


Eiopa pushes for mandatory disclosure of stress test results

EU authority proposes amendment to Solvency II


Supervisors should scrutinise track record of private equity acquirers

Eiopa guidance comes in supervisory statement about run-off insurers