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The pioneers in green – guest post

In this guest post, Allan Christian, author of the Governance Matters blog shares his thoughts on Solvency II in Ireland and reviews a presentation given by Matthew Elderfield, Deputy Governor (Financial Regulation) of the Central Bank of Ireland in May this year. Allan is quick to post insights and views on Solvency II. His richly…

Solvency II news: 1 April 2011

Contents: solvency II and cloud computing, solvency II-friendly investment, risk management slide presentation Cloud computing under Solvency II Cloud computing will have to comply with Solvency II outsourcing provisions. Lexology reports on the implications of the Directive for the UK insurance industry. Cloud computing “is a form of outsourcing by which vendors can supply computer…

Solvency II news: 31 March 2011

Contents: global insurance supervision, illiquidity premium criticized, standard model, banks v insurers on bonds II Tottering toward global insurance supervision A lack of consistency in global regulation is costing the insurance industry an extra $25 billion a year. The FT reports that the figure, calculated by KPMG, highlights the differences in international regulation between the…