SWERMA calls for Solvency II clarity for Swedish captive insurers

The Swedish Risk Management Association has written to Sweden’s financial regulator to ask that its application of Solvency II rules take into account the characteristics of captive insurance companies. More…

German regulator slams single Solvency II deadline, warns of exit from talks

German financial regulator BaFin’s insurance head Felix Hufeld said the country may “say goodbye” to Solvency II talks if a ‘one size fits all’ deadline is set for insurers, Reuters reported citing Wall Street Journal Deutschland. More…

RSA Insurance urges E.U. officials to finalize Solvency II rules this year

U.K.-based RSA Insurance Group Inc. More…

Insurer groups raise questions about long-term guarantees under Solvency II

The European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority, Europe’s insurance regulator, published a report in late June on the treatment of long-term guarantees under Solvency II. More…

Insurers should prepare for Solvency II regulations despite delay

While Solvency II likely will be delayed beyond its slated start date of Jan. 1, 2014, companies should continue to prepare for certain elements of the European risk-based capital rules when they do come into force, experts say. More…