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Analysis

Post-Brexit slump makes mockery of Eiopa stress test

The UK's Solvency II discount rates at the end of June put insurers in a worse position than the stress test scenario, so what can insurers and regulators hope to learn? Hugo Coelho reports

Oasis lays roots in cat modelling scene

The Oasis Loss Modelling Framework promised much, but has it delivered? Christopher Cundy reports on the crucial challenges it faces in the coming months

Top tips for top-down validation

Boards have struggled to get comfortable with validation of internal models. LCP's Charl Cronje suggests some ideas that may help

Commission stands in the way of UFR reduction

Stakeholders are sidestepping Eiopa and turning to Brussels in a bid to preserve the Solvency II long-term discount rate. Hugo Coelho reports

Declining UK influence suggests far-reaching Solvency II reforms

National supervisors argue that looming reviews of the standard formula and the long-term guarantees package could be wider than expected now the UK has voted to leave the EU. Hugo Coelho reports

Cyber risk: cat modelling's biggest challenge yet

Cyber risk is growing, unavoidable and ripe for insurance solutions. But can the industry really get to grips with such a rapidly evolving risk? Christopher Cundy reports

Comment: A stunt never tried before

Parting is easy, the problem is to agree on what comes next

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