Czech Republic transposes Solvency II

Signed into law by Czech President on 6 September


EU Parliament rejects disclosure standards for investment products

Year-end application date for Priips regulation at risk


Stress tests look "unreal" but are justified, says Zweimueller

Head of regulations at Eiopa responds to industry's criticism


Commission to examine Solvency II transposition

Internal review to be completed by first half 2017


Commission dashes Eiopa's plan for automatic UFR adjustment

Final decision on Solvency II reform could come after stress tests


One-sided Solvency II equivalence may violate WTO obligations

US Congress calls for legal action if covered agreement negotiations fail


Aegon's UFR sensitivity spikes with interest rate slump

More thorough use of volatility adjustment boosts solvency ratio


Commission will hold back UFR reduction, says Axa CFO

French insurer's solvency ratio would drop 19 points on 1% reduction in reference rate


The stress of going sub-zero

UK insurers modelling the risk that interest rates move into negative territory are finding that the capital implications of doing so are less than straightforward. Hugo Coelho reports

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IAIS reaches fork in the road on systemic risk

International regulators are opening up to the idea of framing systemic risk in market-wide activities rather than individual companies. Callum Tanner reports