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...
A global scheme of insurance supervision is proving a hard goal to achieve, with the US and Europe at loggerheads. Ellen Davis reports
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New regulations and evolving client needs are requiring vendors of economic scenario generators and actuarial modelling systems to upgrade their products. Clive Davidson reports on how the developers are responding
The concept of proportionality is fundamental to Solvency II. Yet smaller insurers fear that the compliance burden they face will be too onerous. Thomas Whittaker examines whether the proportionality principle is really being applied
Regulator updates internal model approval process
Zurich believes its op risk quantification model is helping it to fully understand the risk type and to treat it in a similar way to other risk types. Not only does the model enable the firm to meet Solvency II requirements, but it also gives it a comprehensive...
Capital charge should better reflect real risk of underlying assets, says asset manager, as survey finds insurers are looking to increase exposure to alternative assets
Eurozone instability making application of harmonised Pillar 1 ‘difficult’
New approach needed for US, says European Commission, as seven countries identified for assessment
In response to industry fears of a collateral crunch, regulators have revised the proposed rules on margining for uncleared over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives.You can find out more by downloading this white paper here.
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