IAIS reveals thinking on activities-based approach to systemic risk

Preliminary consultation paper suggests focus should be on insurers' liquidity and macroeconomic risks


UK general insurers pass 2017 stress test, but could improve cat modelling

Prudential Regulation Authority's economic downturn scenario is biggest threat


German life firms hold barely one-quarter of required interest reserves

Fitch estimates €150bn is needed in ZZR by 2024, given low interest rates


Irish regulator warns insurers about failing to prepare for hard Brexit

CBI will continue to prioritise authorisation process in 2018, says deputy governor


German actuaries call for pan-European code to guide insurers using big data

German Society of Actuaries claims existing laws not good enough


IFRS 17: TRG commits to public disclosure, transparent process

IASB board member summarises findings from first transition group meeting


GDV warns German insurers, prepare for hard Brexit

Trade body says rules needed for orderly transfer of contracts if no trade deal is done


Insurers set criteria to define driverless cars

UK law will make car manufacturers liable for crashes under vehicle’s control


Cyclone Debbie losses top A$1.5bn in Australia

Insurer trade body states most claims from March’s cyclone have been settled


IAIS gives ground in roadmap for global capital standards

IAIS published plan to create “common language” for group solvency from Malaysian meeting