BaFin reveals true size of German life insurance run-off market

Regulator defends specialist operators against criticisms of profiteering


Allianz reaps benefits of model changes in 2017

But increase of solvency ratio could deteriorate by June


SFCRs: delivering the goods in round two

An early financial year-end makes life and health insurer Vitality one of the first major EU insurers to deliver its annual solvency and financial condition report. David Walker discusses what’s changed and how other underwriters may evolve their SFCRs in the second year of reporting


Gjensidige secures internal model approval

Nordic insurer initially applied in 2016


Axa's Christian Thimann: EU's sustainability drive directly linked to Solvency II reform

The chair of the European Commission’s expert group on sustainable finance talks to Paul Walsh about the group’s recommendations – and how they are intrinsically linked with Solvency II.


Eiopa to set macroprudential framework for systemic risk

Solvency II will be part of the regulators’ strategy to protect the insurance industry.


UK insurers must implement board diversity policy in two months

SIMR optimisation rules to be effective December 2018


Crédit Agricole to add to P&C and specialist risk after €1bn bond issue

Tier 2 debt to improve quality of eligible own funds


PRA reveals shortcomings in actuaries' reporting to boards

UK regulator says the profession must do better


Valuation standard shifts in European life run-off market

Solvency II own funds eclipses embedded value as pricing yardstick, PwC says