Blog : Solvency II

SII – QRT Reporting

SII – QRT Reporting

Article 132 of the directive requires companies to invest only in assets and instruments that can be properly identified, measured, monitored, managed, controlled and reported.

In terms of reporting, the insurance industry will report mainly via Quantitative Reporting Templates (QRTs’) and these require much more granular data  and further look through – I.e the ability to determine the underlying asset actually invested in, regardless of whether the insurance company outsources or manages fund administration internally. Outsourcing of asset management also has license implications since the asset administration function will require the insurance company itself to pay for these. e.g. Data From Bloomberg, Reuters.

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SII Programme – Structure

SII Programme – Structure

I was recently asked to review and then deliver a Solvency II programme of work via one of my associates. The programme had been under way for some time and a rapid turn-around and acceleration was required. All the work associated with all three ‘pillars’ needed to be delivered. January 1st 2016 is the date by which all insurance companies throughout Europe need to be compliant with the Solvency II Directive (2009/138/EC).

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