Solvency II - Compact approach to MCR in doubt as support for linear approach grows



A proposal to calculate the minimum amount of capital an insurance company must hold under the Solvency II directive, as a percentage of a risk-based measure used largely for a firm's own calculations, is likely to be rejected by Brussels, according to the French insurance supervisor, the Autorite de Controle des Assurances et Mutuelles (ACAM). A modified version of the linear method, referred to as a 'linear plus' approach will be tested in QIS4, but through the compromise both sides are

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