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Economy & Jobs 23-09-2021

Investments, Climate, Stability: Goals of European Commission’s Solvency II proposal

With a proposal to reform the Solvency II directive, the European Commission aims to make the insurance industry an ally in achieving the Commission's political priorities.

Insurers call for more proactive EU climate change adaptation plans

The European Union's strategy to adapt to the risks of climate change needs to be much more proactive and ambitious in order to reduce the risk of natural disasters such as flooding, insurers said in response to a consultation on the issue.
Digital & Media 13-03-2015

EU data protection rules could increase cost of insurance

If proposed EU data protection rules prevent insurers from carrying out essential functions, such as fighting fraud, the cost of insurance will grow, according to William Vidonja.
Euro & Finance 01-12-2014

EU insurance watchdog warns on low interest rate threat

Some European insurers could have trouble meeting financial obligations to policy holders in the coming years if rock bottom interest rates persist, the EU's insurance watchdog EIOPA warned on Sunday (30 November).
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Euro & Finance 05-09-2014

Insurance companies push forward with European investment

Investment by insurance companies in Europe grew by 3.2% in 2013. However, the sector fears that long-term investments may be adversely affected when tighter prudential regulations come into force in 2016.