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UK life insurers 'on track' on capital positions under Solvency II
Major UK life insurers appear to report strong capital positions under Solvency II, according to Fitch Ratings.
Friday 21st August 2015
PRA guidance puts down 'clear marker' on Solvency II responsibilities
The senior managers insurance regime (SMIR) is a clear marker that staff will need to demonstrate the steps they took to meet regulatory requirements, according to a lawyer.
Thursday 13th August 2015
PRA sets instructions on reporting and public disclosure under Solvency II
The Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) has published its expectations on supervisory reporting and public disclosure for firms within the scope of the Solvency II directive.
Tuesday 11th August 2015
Employers should not panic over IORP directive proposals
Proposed changes to the Institutions for Occupational Retirement Provision (IORP) directive would make it harder to consolidate pension schemes, consultancy Towers Watson has warned.
Monday 10th August 2015
Multinationals face extra hurdles under Solvency II
Multinational insurers with offices outside the EU will need to define how they are supervised as a group under the Solvency II directive.
Friday 31st July 2015
Game, set, and match for Pillar 3 reporting?
Pillar 3 reporting has been the long-neglected aspect of Solvency II and it is now sharply in focus for many firms as they realise the immense effort needed to prepare ahead of 1 January 2016
Thursday 30th July 2015
Spreadsheet risk and Solvency II
Ralph Baxter looks at the understated risks inherent within spreadsheets, and demonstrates how these might be tackled.
Thursday 30th July 2015
Leading the way
With Solvency II model applications now in, attention is turning to the strategic implications of the new regime. Simon Woods explores the challenges and opportunities
Wednesday 29th July 2015
Internal model should not become a capital optimisation tool, says EIOPA
The European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) has warned against the use of internal models to reduce capital requirements under Solvency II.
Monday 8th June 2015
PRA sets out expectations of internal models for Solvency II
The Prudential Regulatory Authority (PRA) has set out draft proposals covering the use of internal and partial internal models to calculate solvency capital requirement (SCR).
Monday 1st June 2015