Proposals to apply Solvency II's long-term guarantees package to cross-border businesses will make political agreement on the recommendations harder to achieve, experts say.
The one-size-fits-all approach to Solvency II regulation under EIOPA could spell trouble where those affected rely on bonds of different types and durations, suggests research from EDHEC, the French business school.
Dividends paid to investors in Swedish life and insurance companies could be cut by a new rule proposed by the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority to guarantee savers' future returns.
European regulators are still unsure to what extent swaps counterparties should be required to provide and collect initial margin on uncleared derivatives trades, and are considering three potential options.
Gabriel Bernardino, chairman of the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (Eiopa), has said continued delays in the legislative process for Solvency II are hampering the authority's progress in developing the regulatory regime.
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Verena Ross, currently international director at the UK financial services authority, has moved closer to gaining the top position at European super-regulator, the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA).