Solvency 2 Experts Group

The Solvency II Experts Group is an independant non commercial group of specialists interested in exchanging expertise relating to the Solvency II Directive.

Free Membership to the group provides opportunities to network with a wide range of professionals working in the insurance and reinsurance industries. A series of conferences and events will be organised in 2011.

Raphael Borrel, Solvency 2 experts group manager

Legislators want clarity on US-EU covered agreement for insurers

Two dozen U.S. congressional legislators have asked the treasury secretary to clarify the covered agreement reached between the United States and the European Union in response to the bloc’s Solvency II directive.

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Legislators want clarity on US-EU covered agreement for insurers

Solvency II complicates captive strategies

The implementation of Solvency II in Europe has provided an additional risk management tool to owners of European captives, but at a cost, forcing risk managers to re-examine whether they are getting the best use out of their captives.

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Solvency II complicates captive strategies

Captive owners adjust to changes under new regime

Captive owners have responded to the Solvency II regime in several different ways, including consolidating exposures into one captive or relocating the risks covered in Solvency II-affected captives to other domiciles.

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Captive owners adjust to changes under new regime

Solvency II will increase reinsurance demand: Fitch

U.K.-based Fitch Ratings Ltd. has said that Solvency II (S2) will increase demand for reinsurance products as European insurers attempt to strengthen their capital position through risk transfers.”

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Lawmakers debate US Solvency II deal with EU

The chair of a House of Representatives subcommittee expressed skepticism about the covered agreement reached between the United States and the European Union to address the U.S. lack of equivalency related to the bloc’s Solvency II directive for the insurance industry.

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Lawmakers debate US Solvency II deal with EU