1903

Bermuda to start phasing in SCR at end of year

Follows trial run for small and medium-sized firms

1876

FIO seeks feedback on insurance regulation

Comment sought for Dodd-Frank report

1863

NAIC's SMI group to reconvene after Irene disruption

Members will discuss Solvency Modernisation Initiative in November

1805

Japan and Eiopa discuss SII equivalence

Japanese minister in talks in Frankfurt

1742

Two more countries sign IAIS memorandum

Switzerland and Lithuania bring total of signatories to 19

1730

China top market for growth say insurance executives

But is also most difficult market to enter

1728

NAIC presses on with solvency modernisation

The SMI is only partly related to Europe's move towards Solvency II, says the NAIC. There are similarities between the two which might smooth the path to equivalence between them, but US critics of the SMI could cause delays. Lorna Davies reports.

1706

Rating agencies still big influence on capital and ERM policies

Aon Benfield highlights agencies' growing role in Asia

1692

NAIC president to speak at Eiopa conference

Susan Voss takes part in Solvency II session

1683

US in regulation talks with EU

Equivalence is on agenda for Frankfurt meeting