Sweden

ICMIF is pleased to announce that four new members have joined the organization.

The first of these is the Länsförsäkringar Alliance based in Sweden. They are the largest non-life insurer in the country with a market share of 28.8%. The Alliance is unique in the Swedish banking and insurance market and comprises 23 local and customer-owned regional insurance companies. These regional...

The European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) has announced the membership of its two stakeholder groups, the Insurance and Reinsurance Stakeholder Group and the Occupational Pension Stakeholder Group.

Prominent amongst insurance industry representatives on the Insurance and Reinsurance Stakeholder Group is Asmo Olavi Kalpala, Chairman and President of Tapiola,...

The approach of Solvency II in the European Union is making mutual insurers take a closer look at their capital requirements in order to comply with the upcoming regulation.

Mutuals in the Scandinavian countries, where mutual market share has traditionally been strong, are keen to maintain their existing good position and so compliance with the new laws has been a major strategic...

Voice is ICMIF's quarterly magazine, containing stories and news embracing the sector as well as in-depth interviews with chief executives.

From this issue:

The idea for the workshops was born at the ICMIF conference in Toronto last October, where several executives and board members from Capricorn Mutual took part in the strategic decision making workshop that preceded the conference....

Being a good corporate citizen - a choice or an obligation? Just ask the staff who want decent working conditions, consumers who want to know their money is being used in an ethical manner, suppliers wishing to deal with trustworthy firms, legislators keen to protect social wellbeing...

We believe that the cooperative/mutual insurance sector, as the provider of financial security and...