More Michael Faulkner articles
Liability insurers need to embrace life ALM techniques
Ineffective use of economic capital frameworks 'could obscure true risk profile of firm'
Tenax Capital fund will buy bank loans and provide debt capital to corporates
Current proposals would transfer risk to consumers and increase price of guarantees, argues consultancy
Will reduce capital charge by at least 75%, inter-dealer broker claims
Eiopa urged to adjust bond SCR as study by Edhec Business School suggests Solvency II could discourage insurers from long-term bond investment
But relaxes solvency projection rules in updated draft level 3 guidance on Own Risk and Solvency Assessment
Negotiations to resume in September, but there are fears that deadlock will continue
FSA developing early warning system for internal models
Asset managers seek to standardise Solvency II asset data provision, but industry-wide solution presents challenges
A deal is needed on Omnibus II, even if it is not perfect
Market reaction to price changes and fat-tailed returns
Further trilogue scheduled as policy-makers seek compromise on package for long-term products before summer recess
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