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German hybrid life products raise risk modelling concerns

Use of GDV model scrutinised by regulator

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Country profile: Portugal

Cintia Cheong reveals how Covid-19 has affected the Portuguese insurance sector and the prospects for M&A, as well as examining the potential impacts of Solvency II reform and progress with IFRS 17 implementation

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IFRS 17 implementation: you have to question yourself over and over again

Daphné De Leval, vice chair of the Insurance Committee of the Actuarial Association of Europe, tells Cintia Cheong about the challenges of IFRS 17 implementation and how the experience of Solvency II helps

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Mapfre CRO defends ICS capital ratio publication

Ramón Carrasco said releasing the ratio was in response to analyst concerns over capital levels

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Auditors welcome PRA expectations on Solvency II matching adjustment

PRA makes new expectations around auditors' communication

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European Commission signals directions for Solvency II review

The EU's priorities for economic recovery and green transition will influence the Commission's proposals for Solvency II reform, while some elements of Eiopa's suggestions look set for adoption too. Christopher Cundy reports

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Regulators should encourage cat model diversity, says Oxford University study

Researchers have shown how the re/insurance markets can benefit from using a diversity of catastrophe models to understand and price their risk. So what are regulators doing about it? Christopher Cundy reports

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Country profile: Germany

Europe's third-largest insurance industry has survived the coronavirus pandemic so far, but continues to be plagued by low rates and poor profitability in motor and home cover, as David Walker describes in this special report featuring interviews with BaFin's Frank Grund and GDV's Jörg Asmussen

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PRA: rule-making approach better than EU statutory approach

Sam Woods explains possible shift in regulator's role following Brexit

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Frank Grund acknowledges "more difficult" times for building ZZR

BaFin also finds some insurtechs "overly optimistic" on business plans