PRA to hold briefing on Solvency II XBRL reporting

EU recognises format as ICT standard while Eiopa releases T4U updates


Digital disruption will become a reality in 2016

Insurers must push their boundaries to remain competitive, says IRM


How a 100% SCR stopped being sufficient capital

Insurers are holding capital buffers larger than the minimum required under Solvency II, but is it the fault of the rules, the regulators or the market? Hugo Coelho reports


UFR drop no knockout blow to large insurers - Morgan Stanley

Analysts gauge impact of cut in Solvency II reference rate on Allianz, Axa and Munich Re


Speed becomes vital in cyber attack responses

In part 2 of this feature on cyber attack and the EU's data breach law, Asa Gibson reports on how insurers are responding to the threat


Ageas at odds with regulator over 0% charge for regional government bonds

FSMA tells insurer to treat securities as corporate bond under the standard formula


Aegon in €6bn longevity hedge

Insurer reveals plans to transfer longevity risk from UK annuity book


Internal risk transfer is not tax evasion, insurers say

Industry raises concerns about OECD plans to tackle profit shifting strategies


ESRB locks horns with Eiopa over Solvency II UFR

The ultimate forward rate has been one of Solvency II's least contentious elements – until now. The European Systemic Risk Board is pushing for a revision that could have a dramatic effect on insurers' solvency. Hugo Coelho reports


Towergate poaches A.J. Gallagher CRO

Sarah Dalgarno joins group for "year of recovery"