The treatment of catastrophe models within Solvency II’s internal model regime raises some crucial issues for insurers. Thomas Whittaker examines the implications
Liquidity swap market is expected to grow, but the European Central Bank's long-term refinancing operation has reduced demand for liquidity trades in the short-term, say bankers
Concern that European Parliament is bringing debate on new version of matching premium into the level 1 negotiations
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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The requirements of new regulations such as Solvency II are forcing insurers to update their risk technology infrastructure. Clive Davidson looks at how insurers are adjusting their risk engines in response to these demands and the challenges they face...
Proportionality is a fundamental principle of European law. The principle underlies everything that the European Union does and requires the European Commission to justify the relevance and impact of all its proposals against this principle. How the...
In this Olympic year, many articles will draw inspiration from the competitive nature of the Games. The starting pistol has fired and Solvency II is definitely in the long-distance category, with a finishing line that might yet move further away. Yet...
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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