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Pension trustees' immediate focus after the UK vote to leave the EU should be on market volatility and measures to mitigate against it, said pensions expert Alastair Meeks of Pinsent Masons, the law firm behind Out-Law.com. 24 Jun 2016
Planner EU-wide insurance stress tests will not produce a useful result because the scenarios chosen are too unlikely, the head of Allianz has told the Financial Times. 14 Jun 2016
The EU's Solvency II Directive came into force on 1 January 2016. The directive consolidates and harmonises existing EU insurance directives including life and non-life directives, the reinsurance directive and various others.
The Insurance Distribution Directive makes it easier for firms to trade cross-border, create a level playing field among all participants and strengthen policyholder protection.
New rules will apply when insurers outsource "critical or important operation functions or activities" once the Solvency II regulatory regime comes into force on 1 January 2016. This short guide will provide a brief overview of the requirements, as well as...
Those producing or selling packaged retail investment and insurance-based investment products (PRIIPs) will have to provide key information documents (KIDs) from the end of 2016.
This guide was last updated in July 2012.
This guide was last updated on 20th December 2010. Please see our guide to developments in July 2012.
Reinsurers based in the EU, Switzerland and Bermuda will be best placed to take advantage of growing business opportunities as a result of the Solvency II regulatory regime, according to research by Fitch, the ratings agency. 08 Jun 2016
FOCUS: The UK's approach to insurance regulation is often at the more prescriptive end of the scale, making a mass roll-back of regulatory burdens unlikely should the country vote to leave the EU in June. 27 Apr 2016
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