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    Fear of failure haunts regulatory corridors

    David Worsfold It looks increasingly as if Insurance Europe – the pan-European trade association – is fighting a losing battle to prevent any changes to the ultimate forward rate (UFR) ahead of the planned Solvency II review in 2018. The European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) is refusing to relent in its concerns that […]

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    Global Insurance Trends 23.08.2016

    Douglas Shillito This week, a Swiss Re Sigma Report indicated that of the estimated $71bn of economic losses from natural catastrophe and man-made losses in the first half of the year, 44% were insured losses. Standard & Poor’s issued several reports: two on the reinsurance market, with an eye on the Monte Carlo Rendezvous next […]

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    Global Insurance Trends 19.08.2016

    This week, interim and second quarter financials were dominated by generally positive results from large life insurers

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    Solvency II ‘life support’ is a step in the wrong direction

    Solvency II is a step in the wrong direction that will keep some companies alive that would be better giving themselves a decent burial and consolidating themselves out of the market now, according to industry consultant Ned Cazalet.

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Global Insurance Trends 23.08.2016

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Douglas Shillito This week, a Swiss Re Sigma Report indicated that of the estimated $71bn of economic losses from natural catastrophe and man-made losses in the first half of the year, 44% were insured losses. Standard & Poor’s issued several reports: two on the reinsurance market, with an eye on the Monte Carlo Rendezvous next […]

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