Finance Dublin Insurance coverage

A selection of Finance Dublin's insurance coverage from Insurance Correspondent John Lyons.


In the October 2016 issue:

Domestic premiums surge as international life reaches record €26.9bn

Reinsurance market 'softer for longer'

Motor losses revealed

In the September 2016 issue:

Cyber Security: insurance sector’s greatest risk?

In the June 2016 issue:

Insurance Europe Dublin conference reflects positive view of the industry's future

In the April 2016 issue:

AILO update on current EU issues for international life companies

In the March 2016 issue:

CB's insurance priorities for 2016

In the February 2016 issue:

Disclosure requirements are set to nearly double under new regulations

In the January 2016 issue:

Solvency II has (finally) arrived

H2 2015

In the December 2015 issue:

Ireland’s pension problem analysed

In the November 2015 issue:

Life assurance figures for 2014 show best ever year for the international sector. Central Bank life insurance statistics for 2014 show the international sector growing strongly.

But a strong international non-life insurance performance in 2014 contrasted with a weak domestic sector. Lyons analyses the latest non-life insurance figures released by the Central Bank and Insurance Ireland.

CB still has to clarify changes in actuary role

In the October 2015 issue:

AILO’s CEO on moving to Brussels

CBI Insurance Directorate Re-organisation

Compensation inflation may drive rise in motor insurance reserves

In the September 2015 issue:

Start of the new term

VHI comes under supervision of Central Bank

Industry criticises ESAs 'summer rush' on KIDs

CEO departure heralds FBD ‘mensis horribilis’

In the July 2015 issue:

In her first interview the director of insurance supervision at the Central Bank, Sylvia Cronin, discusses the changing regulatory environment, and her approach, ahead of changes in late 2015 of the way the industry is supervised.

Record growth in international life sector in 2014

H1 2015

Staffing levels in regulator a concern Cyril Roux says

Clarity needed on Solvency II

Irish international insurers more confident than 3 years ago - survey

Glimpses of the future at EIF 2015

Companies may be inclined to underfund unit linked liabilities for Solvency II

Ireland to benefit as European VA capital

Insurance -'fun and fast paced' or 'old fashioned and boring'

Central Bank consults on role of Actuarial Function under Solvency II

New Irish reinsurance platform as Axis Partner Re merge

Pensions - twenty years of talking - are we any nearer a solution

EIOPA stress test results show some Irish companies fall short on Solvency II's SCR


CB consults on NSTs under Solvency II

Insights into the Irish motor insurance market

Ireland's international life sector records 15.6 p.c. growth in 2013 - 2nd highest increase on record. We analyse the latest Blue Book and Insurance Ireland figures

Last year saw mixed results in non-life insurance - John Lyons on the new Central Bank Insurance Statistics

Risk appetite - the Central Bank's discussion paper

Analysis: the Central Bank review of the history of reinsurance in Ireland

Overcoming contract law obstacles to the single insurance market

The Italian tax asset - we comment on Central Bank rule changes

Big Data challenges insurers

Downward pressures on reinsurance rates

New reserving requirements for insurance

European Insurance Forum 2014

Can the insurance industry in Ireland create 2,000 new jobs in the next five years