NAIC "surprised" by Royce letter

Voss confirms NAIC is a "standard-setting" organisation


MetLife hits out at Fed after failed stress test

Life insurer says CCAR methodologies are "bank-centric"


NAIC questioned over "standard-setting" role

US politician asks for legal reasoning behind change


Connecticut signs IAIS memorandum

First US insurance regulator to join International information exchange agreement


NAIC: "If we respect the differences, we can make this work"

On a visit to London, the NAIC top brass make it clear where they stand on equivalence. "We are not adopting Solvency II and Europe is not adopting the US system and that is okay," says Kevin McCarty, NAIC president. The key issue is making it easy for transatlantic firms to do business, stresses his colleague, CEO Terri Vaughan, in the interview with InsuranceERM


CEA and ACLI welcome EU-US working group

Aim is to reduce barriers to trade between US and EU insurance markets


Australia, Chile and Israel interested in SII equivalence

European Commission has asked for seven countries to be assessed by Eiopa


Pension fund assets reach $28trn

They grew 4% in 2011, according to Towers Watson


FIO is "not a regulatory authority"

McRaith addresses issues on the new US Treasury arm


BMA extends deadline for eligible capital compliance

Transition period to run till 2024 to match Europe's