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Blog: Actuarial and risk management for non-life insurers

PRA Solvency II; Barnett Waddingham
PRA Solvency II Directors Update January 2015

The PRA issued its latest Solvency II Directors’ update on 12 February. This covered, at a high level, a large variety of topics demonstrating the sheer numbers of priorities firms are currently trying to juggle.

Recovery and resolution planning; Barnett Waddingham; PS5/14; PRA Handbook
Recovery and Resolution Planning for Insurers

Over the last few months recovery and resolution planning for insurers has become increasing area of interest for many following the issue of the PRA’s approach to insurance supervisions and PS5/14 ‘The PRA Handbook’ both issued in June last year.

EIOPA Solvency II update

EIOPA has issued further Solvency II items and statements in February 2015. This blog highlights the key documents issued and those we can expect in the future.

How does Solvency II fit into EIOPA’s strategic priorities?

EIOPA’s strategic priorities for 2015 were outlined in a speech by Gabriel Bernardino in November 2014. On the agenda were Solvency II, pensions to EU citizens, and consumer protection. In this blog we will take a closer look at Solvency II and what EIOPA has planned.

Skilled Person Panel Meeting

On 5 December 2014 the FCA and PRA held a skilled person panel briefing. There were two key messages that came out of the meeting which we look at in our latest blog.

Reversible Jump Markov Chain Monte Carlo (RJMCMC) Method

Continuing our series of blogs on methods of GI reserving that have caught our interest, we turn our attention to the Reversible Jump Markov Chain Monte Carlo (RJMCMC) stochastic reserving method.

EIOPA has updated their website (and published 37 new papers!)

EIOPA has been busy updating its website and releasing a multitude of papers on Solvency II Implementing Technical Standards and Guidelines. What aspects of Solvency II are covered by these papers and what are the next steps in respect of them?

Barnett Waddingham on Solvency II

Solvency II is looming and a lot has happened over the summer, with activity from the PRA, EIOPA, and the Treasury.

Curbing the whiplash epidemic

According to recent newspaper articles the UK is branded the 'whiplash capital of the world'. If this is true, what is being done to curb the 'whiplash epidemic'? In this blog we analyse the proposals being put forward to tackle this assertion.

Solvency II: countdown to implementation

The PRA held the anticipated ‘Solvency II: countdown to implementation’ conference last week. They were open and delivered some important messages but as expected there are still lots of technical questions unanswered. Our latest blog looks at the key takeaways.


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