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EIOPA launches 2021 stress test

The European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) has launched its 2021 insurance stress test. It aims to assess the resilience of the European insurance market in case of adverse financial and economic conditions and identify the market’s vulnerabilities.

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Making public data useful: Leveraging Inline XBRL for insurance Pillar III disclosures

Public information can and should be digitised to facilitate access, analysis and comparison, and we can use existing tools to make it happen.

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Leveraging Inline XBRL for Insurance Pillar III Disclosures: a Proof of Concept

This is a guest post by Antoine Bourdais and Clément Duhamel of Invoke. It is based on their fantastic live demonstration at Data Amplified Virtual on 16 April 2021, showing how we can use current technology, facilitated by recent regulatory advances, to collect and analyse public Pillar III information disclosed by the European financial industry, […]

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Australia aligns Regulation

The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA), which oversees Australia’s financial sector, is planning to align its prudential standards for insurance companies with international insurance standards.

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EIOPA publishes taxonomy updates

This week the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) published the final versions of the 2.5.0 Solvency II and Pension Funds XBRL Taxonomies, Data Point Models and related validations.

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IASB amends IFRS 17

This week the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) issued amendments to IFRS 17 (insurance contracts).

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Insurers respond to EIOPA consultation on Disclosure Requirements

Earlier this year the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) held a consultation in advance of their review of technical implementation methods for Solvency II supervisory reporting and public disclosure. Insurance Europe and the CFO Forum have submitted a joint response to the consultation outlining, in the large part, support for the proposals. In […]

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Global Crisis highlights failure to account for Global Risks

What do the coronavirus pandemic and climate breakdown have in common? They both present a huge threat to global financial stability, stemming from massive global negative externalities rooted in ecological change. They both entail dramatic economic, financial and social damage. And, despite continued warning of their certainty from scientists, we have failed to systematically consider […]

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SEC adopts iXBRL for Life Insurance Contracts

This week the SEC adopted rule 498A under the Securities Act, aiming to help investors make informed decisions on variable annuity and life insurance contracts. Amongst other measures, the adopted rule requires the use of Inline XBRL for certain disclosures in the variable contract statutory prospectus. The SEC has published a draft Variable Insurance Product […]

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UK to Publish More Insurance Regulatory Data…. in Aggregate

The Bank of England and Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) are seeking comment on plans to publish quarterly, aggregated data on the UK Insurance market. Recognising the value of the breadth and depth of data contained in the regular structured disclosures required by Solvency II, the PRA hope to improve analysis and insight in the insurance […]

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