PRA ignores insurers on matching adjustment rules

The UK's regulator has failed to clarify the rules for applying the matching adjustment, but has set out conditions for repackaging assets and is inviting firms to engage in a trial application. Hugo Coelho reports


US may struggle to accept global capital standards

NAIC labels the developments unnecessary


EU weighs up levy on insurers to fund Eiopa

National contributions could be abolished


BaFin supports participating surplus funds

RfB capital to be recognised as tier 1 under Solvency II


Congressman wants to limit US powers on non-bank SIFIs

Bill would impose moratorium on designation


Travelers adds support to Tria extension

Legislators urged to act swiftly


Pushing for professionalism in risk management

Risk managers are under growing pressure to prove their competencies with regulators and rating agencies, say Amlin's Alex Hindson and Aviva's José Morago. They talk to Christopher Cundy about how qualifications can help

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Balbinot to extend tenure at Insurance Europe

Generali's group CIO remains as president