Scor issues new Atlas VI notes

Will cover European windstorms and Japanese earthquakes


Will Solvency II deadline be lost in transition?

It looks increasingly unlikely that Solvency II will arrive with a big bang on 1 January 2013 because some key aspects of the directive will be phased in. But the transitional arrangements have yet to be spelled out. Helen Yates explains


Chartis to up cat bond

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Swiss Re pays back Berkshire Hathaway

Reinsurer will still have significant excess capital


$100m Mariah Re cat bond launched

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Outstanding issues could yet have big impact on Solvency II

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.