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Leaked papers point to stronger role for Eiopa in internal model approval

Insurance companies will also be tapped for authority’s funding


Where next for economic scenario generators?

Insurers have for decades relied on economic scenario generators (ESGs) in their risk modelling, asset management and business steering. Christopher Cundy investigates what the next big developments might be in this important piece of modelling software


Scor prepared for rising inflation, says CRO

Even severe shock would do little damage to solvency ratio


Standardisation of Solvency II deferred tax "unnecessary", says Insurance Europe

Lobby group responds to Solvency II review consultation


Anbang suffers credit downgrade, potential for another

Ratings agency Dagong points to recent turmoil and interventions from regulator


Uniqa details hit from Italian bank failure

Insurer puts aside €40m to pay for cost of cancelling sales partnership with insolvent bank Veneto


German non-life to continue premium hikes in light of poor investment yields

Solvency ratios expected to decline but remain above 250% at year-end 2017 says Fitch


Reinsuring Africa in a soft market: One Re CRO

The young reinsurer One Re is somewhat of a specialist, focusing as it does on non-life risks facing clients in Africa. But its chief risk officer Ross McGee tells David Walker that the challenges remain the same, including reporting challenges under Solvency II, soft markets, and risk models.


Talanx's ZZR allocation jumps 41%

Reserves for the first half of 2017 reach almost half a billion, taking the total reserve fund to a “frightfully high figure”


Prudential combines M&G with UK and Europe business

Focus to be put on capital-light investment products under Solvency II