European authorities set January 2016 as new start date for Solvency II

While a major impediment to implementing Solvency II has been resolved, allowing the already-delayed insurer regulatory regime to go into effect in January 2016, experts warn that the latest start date may still be a bit ambitious. More…

E.U. deal on capital due in November

Talks on the Solvency II rules are expected to conclude in November 2013 after several years of delay, insider sources have told Reuters. More…

Solvency II delay may slow insurers’ enterprise risk management efforts

The delay in the implementation date for Solvency II may slow European insurers’ efforts to improve their enterprise risk management, Standard & Poor’s Ratings Service Ltd. said in a report released Monday. More…

Solvency II’s delay to 2016 welcomed by insurance industry

Making it official that Solvency II will be delayed until 2016 brings greater clarity for insurers and reinsurers preparing for the rules, but another group’s proposal to establish global risk-adjusted standards and capital backstops for major insurers… More…

E.U. deal on insurance capital near: Lawmaker

E.U. lawmaker Sharon Bowles has said the European Union is close to agreeing a deal on how insurers will hold sufficient capital under Solvency II, due in January 2016, Reuters reported. More…