Covered bonds, captives, credit ratings, tweets. “US proposals would add student or car loans that could attract different investors drawn to risk rather than stability.”
Monthly Archives: May 2011
Why group supervision? Solvency II introduces a holistic approach to group supervision. Group activity will be monitored at the highest level at which decisions about the group are being taken. EEA insurance groups will now have a single regulator for the entire group and will have the option of reporting at group level. This change…
Covered bonds, Solvency II deadline, XBRL reporting, tweets. “covered bonds get a relatively favourable treatment under Solvency II”
Real Estate Special. “The whole approach is to sacrifice even a vague semblance of detail in the interest of simplicity.”
First things first, an illiquidity premium and a liquidity premium are basically different ways of describing the same thing. Although the term illiquidity premium is used in the context of Solvency II, liquidity premium is more widely used and easier to understand.
Contents: Level 2 implementation, reporting & stress testing , market survey Markets and reporting key concerns for Level 2 The effect on markets and the reporting burden on insurers are among the main concerns expressed by respondents to the European Commission’s consultation on the Level 2 implementing measures for Solvency II. A summary of the responses…