Germany reveals profits from pandemic trade credit insurance programme

Support scheme for trade underwriters ran until June 2021


German insurers quadruple sales of flood and rain insurance

GDV has proposed various measures to protect more properties after Bernd


GDV predicts 6% growth among Germany's life insurers in 2021

Retirement-focused policies are one-fifth of sales at present


Swiss Re puts its Europe flood bill at $520m

GDV preparing blueprint to increase natcat property cover


Germany plots the transit from transitionals

Some life insurers rely on Solvency II's transitional measures to ensure their continued existence. But paradoxically, that does not mean they will fail without them, as David Walker explains


European Commission to release €90bn of capital in Solvency II reform plans

Greens criticise proposals for having "more holes than Swiss cheese"


Revise scope for IFRS 17 and 9 mismatch fix, say European insurers

Insurance Europe also asks IASB to clarify disclosure requirements


Prioritise IFRS 17 and 9, European insurers tell IASB

Insurance Europe responds to IASB's five-year plan


BaFin has 15 life firms under close supervision as low interest rates bite

Average solvency ratio for German life firms is improving, according to GDV


Gothaer expects up to €450m in claims from flood losses

German insurers have already advanced €700m to customers