One of the most fundamental points of Solvency II still remains one of the most contentious. Blake Evans-Pritchard reports on how the risk-free rate has moved from the technical to the political
Parallel test with Solvency I assessments could challenge smaller insurers, experts warn
Commission takes legal advice on Econ committee proposals
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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European policy-makers are exploring the use of XBRL, a standardised reporting language, for Solvency II. While mandating its use would harmonise reporting formats and bring the insurance industry in line with the banking sector, some argue there is...
The European Parliament’s Economic and Monetary Affairs (Econ) committee has voted and Solvency II’s protracted legislative process can move into its next phase with the trilogue negotiations. While some of the elements included within the Econ...
The treatment of catastrophe models within Solvency II’s internal model regime raises some crucial issues for insurers. Thomas Whittaker examines the implications
Concern that European Parliament is bringing debate on new version of matching premium into the level 1 negotiations
Concerns mount over Solvency II implementation timetable as plenary vote rescheduled to September
It looks like low interest rates are here to stay for some time. Insurance companies need to work out how to place their money and how to diversify, because there is little yield to be had at the front end of the curve. How investors can play a more active...
Amended Omnibus II text acknowledges a matching premium is necessary, but there is no detail on how it will work
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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