ABI appoints Direct Line risk head as its prudential committee chair

Laurence Townley will replace the outgoing David Innes in the role


AM Best sees GDPR pressure mounting on European insurers

EU data regulation comes into force later this week


Efrag: no plans to review impact of Solvency II and IFRS 17 together

EU's financial reporting advisor under spotlight to answer questions about upcoming accounting standard


Eiopa details 14 solvency risks from Brexit

Opinion sets out areas where the determination of the solvency position of insurers will change


Hong Kong regulator consults on ERM requirements

Insurance Authority suggests three-tier group supervisory approach


Commission likely to reject Eiopa’s Solvency II interest rate risk proposals

Better dealt with in 2020 review, says Martin Merlin


GDPR breach claims could be "the new PPI"

Chief risk officers fear flood of complaints driven by claims management companies


Eiopa adds cyber risk questions to EU-wide stress tests

Europe’s 42 largest insurance groups will be tested against new risks


Anbang's former chair sentenced to 18 years in jail

Wu Xiaohui guilty of fraud and embezzlement of insurer’s money


Swiss groups' solvency levels fall in 2017, analysis finds

Zurich Reinsurance and Echo Rueck among sharpest fallers