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Ineffective use of economic capital frameworks 'could obscure true risk profile of firm'
Tenax Capital fund will buy bank loans and provide debt capital to corporates
Current proposals would transfer risk to consumers and increase price of guarantees, argues consultancy
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Will reduce capital charge by at least 75%, inter-dealer broker claims
Common framework could lead to conflicts with national regulations, experts warn, as consultation on proposals closes
European Parliament concerned about proposal which could derail negotiations on Ommibus II, warns Econ committee chair Bowles
Eiopa urged to adjust bond SCR as study by Edhec Business School suggests Solvency II could discourage insurers from long-term bond investment
European Investment Bank set to launch project bond pilot scheme in September
But relaxes solvency projection rules in updated draft level 3 guidance on Own Risk and Solvency Assessment
New sponsors contribute to near-record first-half activity setting optimistic mood for rest of the year
Negotiations to resume in September, but there are fears that deadlock will continue
Insurers urged to press on with Pillar 3 programmes as guidelines provide 'stable view' of reporting requirements
FSA developing early warning system for internal models
Asset managers seek to standardise Solvency II asset data provision, but industry-wide solution presents challenges
Uncertain regulatory and economic environment increases risks associated with liquidity trades, warns Fitch
Further trilogue scheduled as policy-makers seek compromise on package for long-term products before summer recess
Risk management still immature at many firms, warns Evelyn Bourke
Companies will not receive any more guidance from FSA on Orsa development
Flooding in Thailand was 'wake-up call' to industry
Formula for risk control framework can optimise equity risk capital costs, claims research body
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