Inside Global Insurance Investment

Inside Global Insurance Investment

Our dedicated Insurance Solutions team highlight and discuss topical investment issues for insurers.

Towards a global capital standard

The insurance industry took another important step towards establishing a worldwide capital standard.

October 2016

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Regulatory developments in Singapore

The Singaporean monetary authorities launched a consultation paper on the development of a new risk-based capital framework for insurers in Singapore.

October 2016

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Internal credit ratings for Solvency II receive independent assurance

Standard Life Investments attained independent confirmation that its internal credit rating processes for a range of asset classes meet the standards demanded by Solvency II.

October 2016

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Insurance investment thought leadership award

Standard Life Investments won ‘Best Thought Leadership’ award for its recent European Insurance survey.

October 2016

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Asia Joint Regional Seminar

Speaking at the Asia Joint Regional Seminar, Bruce Porteous discussed the transition from guaranteed savings to a capital-light investment-linked products business model.

October 2016

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Recent thought leadership activity

Our team has had another busy quarter of thought leadership, presenting at conferences and seminars around the globe. Download a presentation on the specific choices and challenges that arise in Matching Adjustment asset strategy here.

July 2016

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The UK’s decision to leave the EU – what might it mean for Solvency II?

Whatever happens following the UK’s decision to leave the EU, Solvency II equivalence will likely be desirable for the UK.

July 2016

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EIOPA UFR consultation and the 2016 insurance stress tests

The setting of the UFR has particular relevance for European life businesses with significant long-term guaranteed liabilities.

July 2016

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Business and regulatory developments in Asia-Pacific insurance

Recent corporate newsflow shows that European Solvency II regulations are having a major impact on insurers operating in Asia.

July 2016

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Bermuda (re)insurers field-test new economic solvency approach

The Bermuda Monetary Authority (BMA) is continuing in its drive for Solvency II equivalence.

July 2016

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Solvency II goes live

Solvency II presents major business challenges for insurers, made all the more difficult by unprecedented low interest rates.

April 2016

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Unfunded gilt exposure and Matching Adjustment asset strategy

It can pay to shop around when seeking unfunded gilt exposure.

April 2016

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Asset data reporting for Solvency II

Q1 2016 marks the start of Solvency II-compliant reporting.

April 2016

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European insurance investment survey

The combination of low rates and Solvency II is prompting major shifts in asset allocation.

April 2016

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Matching Adjustment Investment Strategy

This white paper explores a complex area and has particular relevance for DB pensions and insurers writing annuity business.

April 2016

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Insurance Asset Management, Europe 2016

We are lead sponsor of the fourth annual Clear Path Analysis report titled Insurance Asset Management, Europe 2016.

April 2016

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