Telling the solvency story

The Solvency II solvency and financial condition report (SFCR) is causing consternation among insurers. How do participants balance the requirements of disclosure with confidentiality, or interpret this most loose fitting of regulatory diktats? With the first set of reports already published, the answer seems to be, not very happily. Sarfraz Thind reports


Insurers and regulators join to discuss data concerns

First Solvency II annual returns, risk modelling and IFRS 17 to be examined


The tech trends of 2016

Christopher Cundy discusses the current themes in risk and actuarial software


AFA chooses BearingPoint's SII reporting solution

Swedish insurer goes for SaaS option


Insurers struggle to find value in Solvency II data

Better communication with stakeholders may be biggest early gain


First box ticked in Solvency II data reporting

Fears that insurers would flounder in the first test of their Solvency II reporting systems have eased, but it has not all been plain sailing. Christopher Cundy reports


Zurich takes BearingPoint's Solvency II reporting software

Abacus system will help with regulatory compliance


BearingPoint survey reveals shortfall in Solvency II readiness

Both larger and smaller insurers have some way to go


Five steps to 'big data' nirvana

The explosion of data offers a threat and an opportunity to insurers, but few have really grasped the extent of the challenge. Patrick Maeder lays out the five areas where insurers should focus if they are to adapt successfully to the new information-centric world


Swiss Re implements BearingPoint's Solvency II software

ABACUS/Solvency II reporting solution reduces cost, says reinsurer