Ivass hails "significant reduction" in solvency ratio volatility in 2021

Italian regulator comments on average ratio diving to 101% in Eiopa stress tests


Barnett Waddingham hires Markel's former head of capital

Julien Masselot will join the consultancy as head of capital and risk


40 Italian insurers planned on paying dividends during pandemic

Some proposals "did not comply with prudential criteria," Italian regulator reveals


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Ivass president dubs volatility adjustment "complex, opaque and not very effective"

Country-specific element was not triggered by this month's volatility


Belgian regulator quantifies effect of inflation on solvency coverage

NBB finds failings in standard formula treatment of inflation shocks


BaFin warns German firms being "intensively supervised" about reporting obligations

Local insurance law demands prompt notification if insurers' financial situation worsens


Zurich cuts capital intensity in $20bn German back-book sale

Viridium says Zurich Deutscher Herold deal adds €21bn of assets


South Africa commits $1.4bn to restore solvency at Sasria

State-owned political violence insurer suffered enormous losses in last year's riots