US derivatives clampdown proceeds

Legislation could be in place by year-end


"Pay structures not an issue in Solvency II"

Would CEIOPS have issued its consultation paper 59 on risk management and remuneration if it hadn't been for the banking crisis? Helen Yates reports.


Moody's highlights Solvency I ratio inconsistencies

Definitions differ across Europe, so more than just the solvency ratios have to be considered


European captives face capital pressures from Solvency II

Closing down or exiting the EU may be the result, says AM Best


Align remuneration with risk controls, says CEIOPS

One proposal from consultation paper 59: adjust bonuses for current and future risks


American insurers concerned at Solvency II

A survey shows they fear European companies will have a competitive advantage


KPMG comments on internal model governance proposals

KPMG has provided commentary on some of the key CEIOPS' consultation papers (CPs) issued on 3 July. The main issues: internal model governance and technical provisions. KPMG's analysis below covers CPs 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44 and 56, as well as the addendum to 37. Further papers are covered in today's other feature.


Watson Wyatt comments on standard formula proposals

This is our edited selection from Watson Wyatt's commentary on some of the main CEIOPS' consultation papers (CPs) issued on 3 July. The selection here mainly covers the standard formula and the capital add-on, looking at CPs 45, 47, 48, 49, 50, 51, 52, 53 and 57. Further papers are covered in today's other feature.


Insurers under-estimating cost of Solvency II?

Survey suggests firms have made only basic estimates of cost


PwC urges insurance industry to lobby CEIOPS

The Solvency II level two implementing measures are not a done deal