The evolution of insurance regulation in the EU since 2005
This publication looks to provide a bigger picture view of the impact and future of financial regulation in the EU. Chapter 9 looks at insurance regulation in the EU with a detailed section on the Solvency II process
ECB confirms new Basel-busting Pillar 2 compistion
Andrea Enria, chair of the European Central Bank's supervisory board, has confirmed that eurozone banks will be able to include subordinated debt as part of their Pillar 2 capital requirements.
Basel III or IV? The ECB will decide
Article reports that the European Central Bank will be the body that decides how far the Basel III rules go and is likely to allow firms to use weaker forms of capital to meet Pillar 2.
Tussle over UK insurance regs heats up ahead of Brexit
The article reports on the position of the British Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) on its interpretation of Solvency II amid pressure from politicians and industry bodies. Topics include the change made by Solvency II on insurance regulation across Europe since its introduction in 2016, criticism against the rule, and a feature of the rules that is particularly used by British life insurers.
Evolution or regulation? How Solvency II will change the balance between reinsurance and ILS
The authors introduce a theoretical framework and run an empirical analysis to assess the potential impact of Solvency II on the market volume of ILS compared to traditional reinsurance. Judging by the findings, they expect Solvency II to increase the volume of ILS to more than 24% of the global property-catastrophe reinsurance limit or approximately $101 billion by the end of 2018.
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