Japan's reinsurance equivalence with EU to expire at year-end

Plans to reform Japanese solvency regime delayed by Insurance Capital Standard


EU insurers told to maintain "extreme caution" on capital management

Eiopa calls for prudency on dividends amid economic uncertainty and Covid-19's second wave


Eiopa under fire over Solvency II review proposals

The European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (Eiopa) published its long-awaited final thoughts on the Solvency II review this week. However, facets of the industry and beyond are distinctly unimpressed with the proposals, as Paul Walsh reports


NN Group reacts to Solvency II reform proposals

The Dutch insurer expects the changes to hit its Solvency II ratio


Eiopa's Solvency II reforms: balance restored

The European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (Eiopa) has published its final thoughts on how Solvency II should be reformed. Christopher Cundy guides you through the proposals


Act on operational resilience and climate risk, PRA tells insurers

The regulator sets out its insurance supervisory priorities for 2021


Supreme Court judgement in UK BI case not due until January

FCA issues update on timing of the judgement in the appeals case


Irish insurers fail on price fairness

Central Bank of Ireland publishes interim report on differential pricing


ICS capital calculations: onerous, uncertain, but growing in relevance

The global Insurance Capital Standard (ICS) requires yet more modelling work for insurers and some of its rules for calculating capital are vague. It's currently a low priority for insurers and investors, but UK firms in particular should watch closely. Christopher Cundy reports


FCA proposes guidance for proving Covid-19 in BI claims

The guidance would become effective once there is a judgement in the Supreme Court's BI test case