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Aviva to sell FPIL for £340m; SII capital surplus to increase by £100m

Aviva is to sell its international business it bought as part of the £5bn takeover of Friends Life in 2014

AIG Europe's internal model approved

AIG Europe has received approval from the Prudential Regulation Authority for the use of its partial internal model to calculate the group SCR under the EU's Solvency II Directive

Regulation risks throttling insurance as a source of capital, insurance panelists argue

The amount of regulation in the insurance industry risks throttling insurance as a source of capital, a number of panelists at a recent Insurance Asset Management Europe roundtable concluded

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Central Bank of Ireland appoints new deputy governor, prudential regulation

The Central Bank of Ireland has appointed Ed Sibley as deputy governor, prudential regulation and Derville Rowland as director general, financial conduct

Insurers adamant over transitional arrangement necessity post-Brexit negotiations

Insurers are adamant for an answer to be given on whether there will be a transitional arrangement post-Brexit

Uniqa selects Moody's Analytics internal model and portfolio optimisation solutions

Austrian insurance group Uniqa is to use Moody's Analytics technology for its market risk internal mode, strategic asset allocation and portfolio optimisation

Over 50% of insurers in OECD reporting countries cement increases in direct gross premiums

Twenty-one out of 40 of OECD reporting countries insurers experienced an increase in direct gross premiums written in real terms in 2016, irrespective of whether they engage in life or non-life insurance activities

IAIS releases ICS Version 1.0 for extended field testing involving 50 insurance groups

The International Association of Insurance Supervisors has today announced the release of ICS Version 1.0 for extended field testing involving 50 insurance groups

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2017: The biggest issues facing insurance investment

IAME speaks to a number of insurance experts about the biggest issues facing insurance investment in 2017

Insurance Europe 'puzzled' by length of EIOPA's stress test recommendations

Insurance Europe is 'puzzled' by the long list of supervisory actions recommended by EIOPA arising from its latest stress test report

'Double-hit' scenario to cause €160bn EU insurer balance sheet plunge

A 'double-hit' scenario across Europe is to have a negative impact worth €160bn on the undertakings balance-sheets of EU-wide insurers and for a 'low-for-long' scenario an impact of €100bn, according to EIOPA's latest insurance stress test report

Infrastructure investment interest growing among insurers; supply problems remain

Europe's insurers are becoming increasingly interested in infrastructure assets, but more action is required by policymakers to unlock future potential investment, according to a survey conducted by Insurance Europe


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