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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?

Volatility Adjustment users to require pre-approval in the UK?

The Volatility Adjustment is one of the options available under the long-term guarantees package, introduced under Omnibus II, and allows a prescribed adjustment to the Solvency II risk-free discount. The adjustment will be 65% of the risk-adjusted spread, for each currency, based on a reference portfolio of assets.

With-profits healthcheck

This blog recaps the background to with-profits governance, considers what the FCA review could focus on and suggests what you may wish to do ahead of this.

Regulation of actuarial roles under SII regime

Institute and Faculty of Actuaries is consulting on a regulatory framework to support the roles that UK actuaries hold under Solvency II.

Applying EIOPA’s preparatory guidelines

One of our New Year’s resolutions was to publish a series of blogs on the areas in the PRA’s supervisory statement. Here we set out what the guidelines are, what firms should be doing and how Barnett Waddingham can help.

Applying EIOPA’s Preparatory guidelines: FLAOR

2013 saw confirmation that Solvency II will become reality from 1 January 2016. EIOPA has published preparatory guidelines and, in response to this, the PRA released a Supervisory Statement.

Applying EIOPA’s Preparatory guidelines: Governance

2013 saw confirmation that Solvency II will become reality from 1 January 2016. EIOPA has published preparatory guidelines and, in response to this, the PRA released a Supervisory Statement.

Applying EIOPA’s preparatory guidelines: Pre-application of internal models

2013 saw confirmation that Solvency II will become reality from 1 January 2016. EIOPA published its preparatory guidelines and, in response to this, the PRA released a Supervisory Statement.

Applying EIOPA’s Preparatory guidelines: Submission of information

2013 saw confirmation that Solvency II will become reality from 1 January 2016. EIOPA published its preparatory guidelines and, in response to this, the PRA released a Supervisory Statement.

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