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

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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Solvency II will increase reinsurance demand: Fitch

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

Conservativeness of Solvency II could harm buyers

The European insurer and reinsurers federation, Insurance Europe, said that the conservativeness of Solvency II and its tendency to treat insurers like traders instead of long-term investors could harm consumers, long-term investment and the economy, Romanian Insurance 1asig.ro reports.

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Conservativeness of Solvency II could harm buyers

U.S., E.U. work out insurance equivalency deal

The United States and the European Union have reached a covered agreement deal aimed at addressing the U.S.

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U.S., E.U. work out insurance equivalency deal

Runoff specialist acquires captive insurer

R&Q Insurance (Malta) Ltd.

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Runoff specialist acquires captive insurer