Despite the wide range of possible outcomes for Solvency II, banks are gearing up to construct solutions to the challenges posed by bringing in the directive. Mark Pengelly reports
EC head of insurance and pensions Karel Van Hulle acknowledged industry concerns at Risk's European conference this week - but pushed back against doom-mongering
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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As the deadline for publishing the fifth quantitative impact study approached in March, insurers could have been forgiven for thinking this would produce bad news. If the test run suggested a ramping up of capital at a time when the investor base for...
Senior US regulator rails against placing too much faith in basing insurance supervision on capital levels
Solvency II introduces a new EU-wide regulatory approach to determine capital adequacy for meeting an insurer’s true risks. Due to come into force in 2012, Solvency II promises a more sophisticated ‘risk-based’ form of supervision that will require...
QIS 5 results show there is a capital advantage to be gained from constructing an internal model
Most banks have their op risk management frameworks in place, and are now looking into how they can add value to their business. Insurance companies, however, still need to invest in implementation to meet the upcoming Solvency II. ORR finds out how software...
Around 100 UK insurance firms are thought to have opted to go for the internal model approach to operational risk under Solvency II, although few have yet figured out exactly how they are going to model op risk exposure
Equity derivatives markets have long lagged the fast migration to electronic confirmation seen in other asset classes. There are various reasons for this – the sheer diversity of instruments, geographic idiosyncrasies and differences in underlyings,...
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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