1993

Bernardino highlights Solvency II issues

Opens first Eiopa annual conference in Frankfurt

1981

How Eiopa's guidelines will increase Solvency II disclosure levels

As expected, the batch of consultation papers and templates issued by Eiopa on 8 November require significantly increased quantitative and qualitative reporting detail for Solvency II in a number of areas relative to Solvency I, although, as the underlying level 2 text is still not finalised, further changes may be required , as William Coatesworth and John McKenzie explain.

1975

FSA releases consultation paper on Solvency II reporting

Will inform specification for work that firms will need to do for pillar 3

1967

Eiopa boosts ORSA power

Eiopa's consultation paper on the own risk and solvency assessment (ORSA) confirms how central the approach is to the smooth running of Solvency II. The paper's 24 guidelines "focus on what is to be achieved by the ORSA rather than on how it is to be performed." Here's a summary with some expert comments.

1942

Eiopa launches consultation on reporting

Second Solvency II consultation this week

1938

Eiopa launches ORSA consultation

Will run till January 2012

1934

FSA hopes to avoid dual capital requirements in 2013

Looking at costs of running ICAS alongside Solvency II

1927

"US will achieve equivalence"

Likely to be temporarily covered by transitional measures, says Fitch

1915

Eiopa notes deviations between Bermudan regulation and Solvency II

Milliman comments on details of Eiopa's equivalence reports on Bermuda, Japan and Switzerland

1914

The six key challenges of Solvency II

Many firms believe they're already close to compliance with Solvency II, when it's clear that quite a few are not. The problem is: the more progress insurers make, the more they realise they have to do. Simon Kirby spells out the six areas that most need attention.