Blockchain initiative B3i launches testing programme with 23 new members

Re/insurers and brokers test distributed ledger technology


Weak risk modelling at heart of possible insurer downgrades, warns Fitch

Some insurers will need fresh capital after loss year may reach $190bn


European non-life risk cessions soar

AM Best reports 17% year-on-year increase in risk transferred


Mapfre's Solvency II ratio climbs to 190% [UPDATED]

Higher result than at 2014 year-end


Mapfre's Solvency II ratio tops 160%

Spanish insurer to use standard formula


Shareholders to profit from Direct Line international sale

Insurer underlines strong capital position


Mapfre joins CRO Forum

Spanish insurer becomes 10th associate member


AM Best conducts more stress tests in light of Euro turmoil

Holds negative view of overall market environment


Mapfre signs up for Risk Explorer

Spain's largest insurer licenses URS software


Solvency II extra year is vital for Spain

Many in Spain's insurance industry are struggling to keep up the momentum needed to be ready for the onerous demands of Solvency II. So both regulators and insurers in Spain seem to be grateful to have at least an extra year to prepare for implementation of the directive, as Lorna Davies reports