Solvency II is a key initiative to ensure insurers and reinsurers understand the risks inherent in their businesses and allocate enough capital to cover those risks. Operational Risk & Regulation convened...
UK Financial Services Authority highlights problems with data control, ownership and validation
Small and specialist insurers are seeking ways to tailor Solvency II’s standard formula, but policy-makers remain cautious. Blake Evans-Pritchard reports
Insurance Risk and BNY Mellon have conducted a survey to look at how insurance companies are preparing for the new regime and the opportunities and challenges that the changes will bring.
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With an ultimate forward rate-based extrapolation looking very likely for Solvency II, the Royal Bank of Scotland Insurance ALM Advisory team has carried out extensive research on optimal hedge strategies for hedging the Solvency II risk-free rate
This paper discusses a number of diverse considerations that risk managers need to incorporate into their thought processes and recurring procedures if they are to fulfill their role more effectively in the future
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