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


Commission kicks off Solvency II reforms

Cost-of-capital in risk margin formula to be investigated


FSB to report on resolvability assessment of too-big-to-fail insurers

Findings to be presented to the G-20 September meeting


EU unprepared for life industry collapse

Resolution rules and countercyclical capital needed, says ESRB


CCR confident of victory in "state aid" battle with Scor

French public reinsurer expects formal decision soon


EU drags its feet on regulation for systemic insurers

Brussels waits for certainty on the HLA


Commission stands in the way of UFR reduction

Stakeholders are sidestepping Eiopa and turning to Brussels in a bid to preserve the Solvency II long-term discount rate. Hugo Coelho reports


How the PRA wants to change to Solvency II

February consultation offers clues about post-Brexit environment


US-EU insurance talks to continue

Second round of negotiations took place in Washington DC last week