Willis North America has new chairman
Although implementation of Solvency II is only just over two years away, many issues still have to be resolved which could significantly change the impact of the directive. Jon Hocking and Farooq Hanif of Morgan Stanley and Lukas Ziewer and Astrid Jaekel of Oliver Wyman highlight the issues and explain the uncertainties around them.
Morgan Stanley and Oliver Wyman's proprietary QIS5 model estimates a decline in the headline solvency ratio for listed European Insurers from ~200% to 135% under Solvency II and it provides many other insights into the way corporate strategy will be affected. The main ones are summarized here by Jon Hocking and Farooq Hanif of Morgan Stanley and Lukas Ziewer and Astrid Jaekel of Oliver Wyman.
Oliver Wyman/Morgan Stanley report sees increased ALM and product restructuring
Index methodology consultation set for third quarter
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Banks have been touting the virtues of longevity swaps to pension funds for years. Now that the first deal has appeared, John Ferry asks, Will the market burgeon?