Commission reveals scope of Solvency II reforms in 2020 advice request

In its request for technical advice from Eiopa, the European Commission has given its strongest indication yet about where it might take Solvency II. Christopher Cundy shares his thoughts


UK insurtech investment hits $1bn

KPMG’s report shows market is maturing with fewer, but larger insurtech deals


Fairfax boosts profits following lower cat losses

Earnings up on strong underwriting, but investment results drag


Commission asks Eiopa for solutions on Solvency II volatility adjustment

Parliament's suggested proposals for triggering “country component” are illegal


IFRS 17 could push life products out of the market

Colin Dutkiewicz warns of the potential implications of the new accounting standard


Brexit a minimal concern for US insurers

SOA forecasts show continued US insurer growth even in worst-case Brexit scenario


Divestment boosts UnipolSai profits to almost €1bn

Sale of Unipol Banca lets parent focus on underwriting units


Beazley's profits halve in 2018

Hurricanes, typhoons and wildfires meant the insurer was hit by severe nat cat claims in 2018


The unstoppable rise of insurtech in China

Technology is driving growth in China's insurance markets, particularly among millennials, and investors remain keen to back insurtech firms despite continuing losses and potential regulatory challenges. Siyi Liu reports


Catco troubles take toll on Markel results

The insurance-linked investment manager unit of Markel has endured a turbulent period