CEIOPS receives over 20,000 comments on consultation papers

It will finalize its advice at the end of October


CEA complains of CEIOPS' "excessive prudence"

The European insurers say the supervisors have ratcheted up financial requirements for Solvency II


CEIOPS "has overreacted to the financial crisis"

PwC says this is insurers' overwhelming response to the summer consultation papers


How level will the Solvency II playing field be?

Some in the UK fear the FSA will apply the directive more strictly than its continental counterparts. Will "harmonization" succeed? Jessica Baylis investigates


Global Reinsurance Forum set up

Swiss Re, Munich Re, Lloyd's, XL Capital and RGA are among the founders


Mercer warns of Solvency II pension costs

Proposed capital requirements ill-suited to annuity portfolios


Mapping out the route to internal model approval

The FSA's Kathryn Morgan provides an insight into the model process, including guidance on points that haven't yet been fully been spelled out in CEIOPS' papers. By Jessica Baylis


FSA denies recruitment affected by Tory proposal

Application numbers are good and coming in "from across the world"


FSA's Morgan says CP56 requirements "quite stretching"

Insurers should use the CEIOPS paper to highlight their gaps


US derivatives clampdown proceeds

Legislation could be in place by year-end