C-Ross creates challenges for non-life reinsurers in China

AM Best also warns of competition from Hong Kong firms


Insurers welcome delay to solvency regulation change in Bermuda

Regulatory reviews in EU and internationally justify delay, says Abir


Economic capital: the solution to two big insurance problems

Using economic capital metrics makes for better business decisions and improves the wider understanding of profitability in the insurance sector. The opportunity is not to be missed, argue Gez Llanaj and Assad Shah


RBC regimes reign in Asia-Pacific

Research by Aon Benfield reveals trends supporting RBC supervision throughout Asia


IAIS faces fresh debate on systemic risk – and clash on capital standard

The International Association of Insurance Supervisors meeting in Kuala Lumpur this week comes amid a renewed debate about systemic risk in insurers and big questions about the deadlines for developing a global capital standard. Christopher Cundy reports


AIG loses US systemic risk status

FSOC votes 6-3 to remove Sifi tag


EU-US covered agreement is finally inked

Five-year deadline for it to become fully applicable


XL gains Bermudan approval for internal model

Raises capital ratio by 9 percentage points


ICS version 1.0 inspires little faith in IAIS timetable

Despite the IAIS heralding the launch of insurance capital standard version 1.0, insurers say it has achieved a lot less than originally promised. Is it time to scale back ambitions for version 2.0? Callum Tanner reports


Aegon makes sweeping changes to supercharge solvency ratio

Injects €1bn into Dutch subsidiary and negotiates with regulator over LAC DT and US conversion factor