Optimism as trilogue discussions recommence, but a long way to go before an agreement is reached
In this sponsored feature, Ross Evans and Emily Penn of the Insurance ALM Advisory team at RBS share some of the main observations from their annual review of the UK life sector
For the past couple of years, insurers have watched at a safe distance banks struggling to learn their way around living wills. Only last month did they realise the extent to which they will be put through...
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Successful placement of SCOR bond indicates increased investor appetite for life risk
European Parliament pushes back vote to March 11 despite positive developments in Omnibus II negotiations
As insurers begin to conduct dry runs of their reporting schedules in preparation for the various conflicting regulations coming into force, it is becoming clear just how difficult compliance is going to be. Clive Davidson reports
Firms look to make model outputs publicly available to test investor response to future Solvency II requirements
International efforts to develop a global capital standard are gathering pace, but the plans are controversial, raising fears that the competitiveness of international insurance groups could be damaged. There are also questions over how any global standard...
Over the summer, Omnibus II discussions picked up speed at the EU Council. Draft papers reveal a more generous volatility balancer and extended transitional measures are in the pipeline. Industry representatives believe an agreement is within reach before...
In response to industry fears of a collateral crunch, regulators have revised the proposed rules on margining for uncleared over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives.You can find out more by downloading this white paper here.
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