German insurers ‘better off’ with Solvency II static transitional

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Solvency II's ‘static' transitional is likely to be the most advantageous for German life insurers as they move to the new risk-based capital regime, analysis by actuaries suggests. German insurers had expected to use the so-called dynamic transitional, which was designed to ease the transition to Solvency II  for existing long-term business with guarantees in a prolonged low-interest environment. Analysis by consultancy Towers Watson suggests the static method would be more benefi