Lagarde warns Bernardino: watch out for liquidity risk

ESRB chair highlights implications for re/insurers from Covid-19 crisis


Additional macroprudential measures to mitigate systemic risk "not needed"

Insurance Europe disagrees with most ESRB suggestions


Solvency II: what reforms can we expect?

Christopher Cundy examines what will change with the two scheduled reviews of Solvency II and the other issues set to influence the EU's landmark insurance legislation


Commission dashes Eiopa's plan for automatic UFR adjustment

Final decision on Solvency II reform could come after stress tests


FSB warns about slow progress on insurance resolution

Only two national authorities have agreed on actions to take on cross-border firms


France's risk council granted power to suspend insurance lapses

Macroprudential tool to be used in the event of run on insurer


EU unprepared for life industry collapse

Resolution rules and countercyclical capital needed, says ESRB


Unfreezing the UFR

The revised methodology for calculating the ultimate forward rate may not be a catastrophe for all insurers with long-term liabilities, but it will put an unwelcome spotlight on solvency and accelerate the redesign of products. Hugo Coelho reports


Life insurers have become more systemic, says IMF

Global financial stability report calls for macroprudential framework