Solvency II

Twelve Capital Group, ICMIF’s Supporting Member for capital, maintains an extensive network of banks, brokers and (re)insurers in all key markets. Through its funds, Twelve Capital is a leading capital provider to (re)insurance companies. Twelve Capital provides financing in the form of collateralised reinsurance, (private) cat bonds as well as loans and private placement bonds. In its 2H...

The 30th September 2014 is a crucial stage on the route towards 2016 and will be a good indication of the level of preparations for ORSA and Solvency II.

Specialist French insurance publication L’Argus de l’assurance held an event yesterday on Solvency II which was attended by a number of ICMIF member organizations. Also attending and speaking at the event was Catherine Hock, Vice-...

EU/US DIALOGUE

The European supervisory authority overseeing insurance, EIOPA, the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority, was established as a consequence of the reforms to the supervisory structure of the financial sector in the European Union following the economic crisis of 2007-8.

In the aftermath of the financial and economic crisis, the European supervisory...

The video presentations and slides from the recent Solvency II Solutions Seminar, held May 24 in London, United Kingdom, are now available on our web site.

We would like to thank all the delegates who joined us for this event and also the ICMIF Supporting Members who organised and hosted the event for our members.

In his keynote speech , advocate for the mutual sector and leading...

Jonathan Evans, MP, is a keen supporter of the mutual insurance sector. Jonathan was the keynote speaker at the ICMIF Solvency II Solutions Seminar which took place in May 2012. Talking to ICMIFTV after the event Jonathan said that there would be real benefits for mutual and cooperative insurers coming out of Solvency II implementation. There will be better risk management and governance in...

‘UK Executive board members must evidence a superior level of challenge regarding the complexities of Solvency II regulations or face losing their FSA approval’.

 This was just one of the tough messages of reform that were applauded by leaders from the global mutual insurance industry during the recent ICMIF Solvency II Solutions Seminar which took place on Thursday, May 24, 2012 during...

More than 60 delegates have now registered to attend our free, ‘closed door’ Solvency II Solutions seminar in London this week on Thursday, May 24. With places filling up fast, ICMIF urges its members to register immediately to avoid disappointment. The delegate list is now available online. Delegates attending are from ICMIF member organisations along with other guests as invited by the ICMIF...

We are delighted to announce that Peter Skinner, MEP and Rapporteur for the European Parliament for Solvency II and EIOPA and long-time member of the Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee (ECON), will join Jonathan Evans MP, in a lively debate from both a national and European viewpoint on the opportunities and challenges that Solvency II presents during the forthcoming ICMIF Solvency II...

During the forthcoming Solvency II Solutions event for ICMIF members, Thursday, May 24, Invesco’s Chief Economist, Dr John Greenwood, will update delegates on his latest Economic Outlook and will expand on this to look at the potential impact on capital markets from Solvency II. This session will explore how these changes may impact the insurance sector, both from a credit and asset allocation...

One of the key topics at the forthcoming Solvency II Solutions event for ICMIF members, Thursday, May 24, will be how to manage insurance risk for profit under the new Solvency II regime. Typically over 60% of the Solvency Capital Requirement (SCR) for a non-life insurer comes from insurance risk. Insurers can manage or reduce the SCR associated with insurance risk through diversification and...

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