The problems arise from the calibration that the regulators are asking for, says Raj Singh, Swiss Re's CRO, as he reflects on the lessons of the past 18 months in this interview with Jessica Baylis.
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Insurers came through the financial crisis relatively unscathed and don't pose systemic or liquidity risks, argue Jonathan Hekster and Toby Langley
Our guide to 18 systems from 14 vendors shows a wide range of approaches. All of them have features relevant to compliance with Solvency II and some are prepared for pillar II and III requirements.
The financial crisis hasn't dented re/insurers' capital too badly. Sources of capital remain to be tapped. But pray for a light hurricane season, says Helen Yates.
The global financial crisis has raised serious questions about the reliability of credit ratings. Helen Yates asks what this means for European insurers and for ratings under Solvency II.