Japan steps forward with ICS-based capital framework

Japan is midway through development of a new capital framework that takes its lead from the Insurance Capital Standard. This should make it a beacon for international prudential rules, as the FSA's Shigeru Ariizumi explains to Sarfraz Thind


Global capital requirement for climate risks is crucial for transition

Japanese regulator recommends framing global warming as "a time bomb" to spur action


Asia solvency reforms - part 2

In the second part of our feature on the developments of Asian regulatory regimes for insurers, Lorna Davies and Chris Cundy look in to solvency reforms in Malaysia, Japan and Thailand


Japan equivalence shelved after SII delays

JFSA still working on new solvency regime


Japanese regulator to continue with "ERM interviews"

JFSA sees it as equivalent to ORSA


Japan's insurers under pressure

But would be resilient to shocks, IMF says


Solvency II goes global

Solvency II, even before it goes live, is having an impact far beyond the 30 European countries it applies to. Three countries have applied for equivalence with the EU regime, eight others are interested in the transitional equivalence provisions and other countries are adopting some of the principles of Solvency II, as Lorna Davies reports