French insurers hit for over €1bn in claims after May and June storms

France Assureurs said the country's insurers are "fully mobilised" to support the claims


Zurich cuts capital intensity in $20bn German back-book sale

Viridium says Zurich Deutscher Herold deal adds €21bn of assets


German insurers' outlook for business dims

Ifo survey described atmosphere among executives as "clouded"


Solvency II would benefit from greater climate specifics, says Eiopa chair

Petra Hielkema said there is still room for "further enriching" the directive


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Claims inflation rates are double headline inflation, says DEVK

German insurer says "intense competition" likely to limit premium hikes


Insurers can embed sustainability in six ways, says UNEP chief

Inger Andersen called on insurers to commit to net-zero and create sustainable roadmaps


Rising interest rates ease ZZR bill for German life firms

Many reported lower ZZR bills in 2021, while two expect none in 2022


Eiopa chair stakes claim over supervision of AI

Petra Hielkema said EU's AI Act needs to reflect the specifics of the insurance sector


European Council calls for biodiversity risk assessment in Solvency II review

Eiopa given two new mandates in Council's plan