News & Commentary

Battle lines drawn up over Solvency II review

After over a decade of preparation, meticulous debate and not a few false starts, Solvency II was finally enacted 15 months ago, ready to be transformed into a broader rolling agenda around financial stability.

Global Insurance Trends 02.05.2017

This week, Aon's 2017 Global Risk Management Survey emphasized that unprecedented volatility is adding new urgency and complexity to old risks.

Global Insurance Trends 18.04.2017

This week, an A.M.Best report stated that there was less European insurance M&A activity in 2016.

UK committed to public beneficial ownership despite concerns

A first-of-its-kind public beneficial ownership register of overseas companies that own UK property is being pushed forward by the UK government despite concerns that the information should not be made freely available.

Key Republicans lobby US Treasury to repeal FATCA:

Two senior Republicans have called on the Trump administration to commit to repealing the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (Fatca) as they announce plans to overturn the legislation.

IEA: Global oil demand will shrivel further in 2017

The International Energy Agency has forecast that global demand growth will weaken for a second consecutive year, as non-OPEC output continues to climb, putting the pressure on oil prices.


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