1904

Final equivalence reports released by Eiopa

Eiopa publishes assessments of Bermuda, Japan and Switzerland

1903

Bermuda to start phasing in SCR at end of year

Follows trial run for small and medium-sized firms

1900

Eiopa's IORP directive has "catastrophic potential"

Solvency II for pension schemes set to go ahead, says LCP

1897

Eiopa invites feedback on IORP directive

Second consultation for 23 areas in CfA

1891

UK pension liabilities could rise by £500bn under Solvency II

Schemes might be forced to switch to government bonds, says LCP

1849

FSA "not reopening pre-application for models"

Extending the window for the IMAP to mid-2013 applies only to those firms already in pre-application, says the UK regulator, but it has yet to clarify other issues arising from its announcement about the delay in Solvency II implementation. Lorna Davies reports.

1805

Japan and Eiopa discuss SII equivalence

Japanese minister in talks in Frankfurt

1711

What is the future for supplementary reporting?

With the onset of Solvency II and IASB/FASB Phase II, supplementary reporting needs to adapt. Kamran Foroughi explains the background to this in the context of life insurers' reporting under EEV/MCEV principles in 2010.

1695

Eiopa delays guidance on USPs

USPs should be attractive for many insurers in Europe, but some experts say regulators need to make the rules more flexible and clarify a number of points. Eiopa instead is delaying an expected consultation on the subject.

1692

NAIC president to speak at Eiopa conference

Susan Voss takes part in Solvency II session