The risk-based capital charge due to come into effect in 2013 as part of the Solvency II requirements is set to reduce insurance companies’ demand for credit, particularly longer-dated paper. Credit...
Only 46% of insurers - a decline from 63% from a poll 12 months earlier - are confident the industry will meet the 2013 deadline for the implementation of the Solvency II directive, according to a survey...
The stress tests planned for European insurance companies later this year are meant as a trial run for new regulatory oversight, not to assess capital levels, according to Gabriel Bernardino, chair of...
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 risk-based capital charge that forms part of Solvency II is set to radically alter insurers’ appetite for credit, particularly longer-dated paper. Has this started to feed through into changed patterns of behaviour on the fixed-income markets?...
The new European insurance and occupational pensions regulator, Eiopa, has an ambitious list of tasks to work on, including the roll-out of Solvency II. Gabriel Bernardino, chairman of the supervisor, talks to Alexander Campbell about the challenges ahead...
In light of the new Solvency II directive set to come into force in January 2013, the EDHEC-risk institute and Russell Investments aim to design Solvency II benchmarks to help insurance companies in Europe gauge their investment risks
Changes to laws governing structured products in France that were introduced last year could effectively end the sale of the products to retail investors, fear market participants. By Richard Jory
Insurance companies in Europe are taking a fresh look at the management of their assets and liabilities ahead of the requirements that are expected to be laid down in the Solvency II regulations. The new rules are making it an imperative for insurers...
New regime will introduce regular capital tests - insurance industry doesn't have credibility problem, Eiopa chair says
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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