The Solvency II reform wish list

How should the EU regulation be changed to encourage economic growth, remove unnecessary burdens, inconsistencies and unintended consequences? InsuranceERM analyses the responses to the Commission's call for evidence


EU and US kick off negotiations for covered agreement

Solvency II equivalence is linked to reducing reinsurance collateral requirements


Commission lays down technicalities of Solvency II reporting

Ensures uniform conditions for the calculation of technical provisions and own funds


PRA to hold briefing on Solvency II XBRL reporting

EU recognises format as ICT standard while Eiopa releases T4U updates


IMF-like peer reviews needed to avoid Solvency II gold plating

Insurance Europe urges Eiopa to move beyond opinions and guidelines


MEPs question Japan's temporary Solvency II equivalence

Evidence of compliance with equivalence requirements is lacking


German MEP slams 0% charge on local govt bonds

Heavily indebted regional governments in Austria and Spain deemed as risk-free borrowers under Solvency II


Commission confirms Solvency II equivalence decisions on Bermuda and Japan

Bermuda granted full equivalence, Japan on provisional and temporary terms


Czech Republic fails to transpose Solvency II in time

National regulator weighs options after legislative process goes off track


European Commission backtracks on Solvency II equivalence plans

No more equivalence acts will follow Bermuda and Japan