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The risk management department of the Unipol Group began a project to become compliant with the European Union’s Solvency II Directive – a set of new financial regulations for the insurance industry. This effort was part of a holistic approach to...
European insurers – one of the largest groups of investors in the global financial markets – will operate under a single regulatory framework for the first time when Solvency II comes into force in 2013. This could trigger large re-allocations among...
Solvency II increases the focus on the sourcing and calibration of accurate and representative discount curves. Alterations to discount curves may change optimal hedges and necessitate re-hedging. Here we use a simple educational example to demonstrate...
The risk-free rate of return that provides the starting point for valuing liabilities has proven more difficult to define in practice than in principle. Practitioners hope for consistency from regulators as they revisit the concept. Blake Evans-Pritchard...
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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