Capital event needed for true hard market

Cat losses of 47 insurers equalled 11% of premiums in 2011


Solvency II unlikely to spark wave of relocations, says Fitch

US equivalence talks critical, according to Skinner


RMS and Rand launch liability cat modelling firm

New US company geared towards P&C insurers


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