New speakers confirmed for Data for ERM & Solvency II conference

Bank of England, Allianz, NN and Co-op added to line up


Life insurers stuck with the riddle of the risk margin

Of all the innovations of Solvency II, the risk margin threatens to be the most painful for UK life insurers. The transitional benefit will provide relief against it on 1 January, but in the long run it may do more harm than good. Hugo Coelho reports


Climate change to shave 0.5% off insurers' capital annually

Larger impact to be felt through lower investment returns


Saporta to chair IAIS

PRA's director of financial policy succeeds Felix Hufeld


ICS will not replace Solvency II, Saporta says

Top BoE executive assures industry that regulators are in 'listening mode'


Woods gives reasons to revise risk margin's formula

Flat 6% cost of capital makes buffer overly sensitive to movements in risk-free rates


Carney hints at Solvency II gold-plating

BoE must retain flexibility to impose high standards on insurers, governor says


PRA prepares to tailor Solvency II supervision

Regulator aims to reduce burden of compliance


PRA to use Vizor for Solvency II data processing

Software will be deployed for data collection, validation and XBRL taxonomy configuration