IAIS Abu Dhabi: compromise on global capital standard keeps process on track

Paul Walsh summarises the reaction to today’s agreements that keep the Insurance Capital Standard on track, but not without objections from Canada and questions about US comparability


Canada's reinsurance reforms would damage country's appeal

Insurance Bureau of Canada frustrated with Osfi's counterparty risk measures


Canadian regulator told to prioritise IFRS 17, cyber and environmental risks

Insurers respond to Osfi's financial institutions survey


Canada's reinsurance proposals could triple capital requirements

GFIA warns of "enormous unintended consequences" from regulatory reforms


Manulife, Fed and USAA speakers confirmed for IERM North America

Conference taking place on 10 May in New York


The ORSA gallops around the world

Common in concept, but implemented according to local taste, the own risk and solvency assessment (ORSA) has become a global tool for risk management and supervision. Eamonn Phelan and Padraic O'Malley document the spread of ORSA reporting


ORSA is biggest challenge for North American CROs

Economic capital also set to occupy CROs, E&Y survey finds


Canadian regulator issues draft ORSA guidelines

Launched life insurance QIS4 last month


SAM implementation date will be swayed by Solvency II

South Africa's Solvency Assessment Management (SAM) regime has already been delayed once to 1 January 2015, a decision met with relief from the industry, but if Solvency II is delayed to 2015, it's likely to push back South Africa's plans as well. In part 2 of our South Africa articles, Lorna Davies looks at challenges facing the country's insurance market


Poland and Canada join IAIS memorandum

As well as the Isle of Man and Luxembourg