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Eiopa stress test shows threat to insurers of low interest rates
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Solvency II is expected to lead to changes in insurers’ investment strategies. Janko Gorter and Melle Bijlsma argue that the effects on the financial markets and the real economy may not be as significant as some have suggested
This will be a critical year in the development of Solvency II. Karel van Hulle, the man leading the European Commission’s work on Solvency II, proclaimed at a recent conference: “We are almost there.” Yet there is much to be done and there are...
Model validation is a key element for internal model approval under Solvency II, but it is one of the most demanding. Clive Davidson reports on how insurers are meeting the challenge
Calls for guidance as FSA provides relief to insurers on dual-capital model concerns
The US Solvency Modernisation Initiative places the country in an encouraging position for Solvency II equivalence, but there are hurdles ahead. Thomas Whittaker reports
Volatility in the market means guarantees are getting more expensive. Blake Evans-Pritchard looks at whether companies will be able to continue to offer such products – and what this means for the consumer
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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