Solvency II, IFRS 17, local GAAP, Basel IV... where is the consistency?

For the health of the financial sector and for the good of European citizens, accounting and solvency regimes for insurance and banking must be aligned around the same valuation concept, argue Serge Moulin, Giulio Terzariol and Carsten Zielke


Chesnara's capital requirements climb after swing in SII equity adjustment

UK life and pensions group also adopts volatility adjustment as markets get choppy


French insurers urged to explain risk and solvency ratio calculations

The ACPR’s 2018 annual report calls for improvement


Brexit produces 'eye-catching' insurance solvency figures

Insurance Risk Data unearths some striking metrics from UK insurance players fearing a ‘hard Brexit’


Credit spread movement hits Aegon's Dutch Solvency II ratio

Ratio drops from 190% to 152% year-on-year


Solvency II's biggest unintended consequences

In part two of a Q&A to accompany the launch of his book on Solvency II, Karel Van Hulle discusses the impact of the directive, and how the insurance sector should prepare for sustainability, Brexit and new technologies


Aviva pledges Asian business review amid mixed H1 results

Rumours circulated last week Aviva was looking to sell its Asian business


L&G's Solvency II ratio drops sharply in H1

Operating profit for Legal & General Insurance also fell by 13% to £134m


AM Best compares its BCAR with Solvency II

Capital adequacy measures positively correlated, but not strongly


EU countries clarify Commission's claim on incorrect SII implementation - UPDATED

Concerns range from transposition failure to interpretation issues