FSA resignations rise 128% in a year

Will cause more delays to decisions and might affect standards, City law firm says


FSA has resources to handle internal model applications

The FSA is on a recruitment binge to cope with Solvency II implementation. Val Smith, who runs the programme, is confident that all applications for internal models will be processed in time "" unless firms leave it till the last minute. Here she talks to Jessica Baylis.


Challenges of QIS5 detailed

Towers Watson analyzes the completion difficulties


Insurers face challenges from IASB proposal and Solvency II

Not only is the IASB Exposure Draft a big change from the board's earlier proposals, there are also differences between the ED and Solvency II, and the time-frames for the two regimes are inconveniently similar. Towers Watson examines the IASB document in detail.


Menioux, van Hulle to speak at CEIOPS conference

2010 programme and details released


Tim Edwards leaves FSA for PwC

Another key figure leaves UK regulator


"Industry needs to find QIS5 consensus"

Barrie & Hibbert survey shows many different views


NAIC seeks CMBS modeller to assess insurers' risk

Will parallel PIMCO's role in RMBS


Bermuda highlights Solvency II equivalence steps

Regulatory update spells out enhancements to insurance framework


The use test: a simple suggestion

Many are concerned about how the Solvency II's "use test" for internal models will be conducted. David Ingram has an elegant solution