Solvency II: Orsa disclosure 'could boost insurers' ratings'

Greater transparency could be beneficial, but care must be taken over what is disclosed, speakers say

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Disclosing elements of an insurer's Own Risk and Solvency Assessment (Orsa) could benefit the company and boost stock market valuations, according to speakers at Insurance Risk's Solvency II & Insurance Risk conference.

Being more open about the risks a company faces and how they are being managed could boost a company's rating and attract policyholders, said Tristan Garnons-Williams, policy adviser on Solvency II at the Association of British Insurers (ABI).

"You can then see how a ‘virtuous

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