IASB's Hoogervorst defends IFRS 17 as global standard, despite US exclusion

Chair of accounting standards board says life insurer troubles could have been avoided


Econ capitulates on objections to Solvency II reforms

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


EC's Solvency II reforms to ignore risk margin, interest rate recalibration

Exclusive: The European Commission is set to endorse most of the Solvency II reforms recommended by the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (Eiopa), according to a draft of the proposals seen by InsuranceERM. Christopher Cundy explains


Accountants chuckle as IASB chair claims IFRS 17 will "sail through"

Hans Hoogervorst said insurers are "exceedingly happy" with progress


German MEP backs Eiopa for “mystery shopping” practice on insurers

Sven Giegold proposes spying to extract information on market abuse


IDD delay greeted with mixed reactions

Insurers have welcomed the European Commission's proposal to delay implementation of the Insurance Distribution Directive, but not all national regulators are towing the line. Aggelos Andreou reports


European Commission delays Priips by 12 months

Council and Parliament agree substance of the rules are not for review, says Commissioner


Commission and Parliament negotiate reworking of Priips

Regulation to be delayed by 12 months, says Giegold


EU Parliament rejects disclosure standards for investment products

Year-end application date for Priips regulation at risk


Commission dashes Eiopa's plan for automatic UFR adjustment

Final decision on Solvency II reform could come after stress tests