Quarterly insights for the UK Insurance & financial services market
Current Issues in Insurance & Financial Services – Spring 2022
20 Apr 2022
In this edition of Current Issues in Insurance & Financial Services, we bring you the latest insights into the UK insurance & financial services market including:
- Our annual insurance & financial services networking reception
- The impact of COVID on new data risk within longevity capital models
- The UK Government’s announcement on Solvency II reform
- PRA Policy Statement 1/22 and FCA Guidance FG22/1 – Insurance Business Transfers
- A Capital Markets Update for Spring 2022
- An update on recent developments and future prospects for infrastructure
- What insurance reforms might mean for pension buy-ins and buy-outs
Insurance & Financial Services networking reception
We're excited to announce the return of our Insurance & Financial Services networking reception on Thursday 12 May at Banking Hall, London. Join us for the opportunity to network with colleagues and industry peers, whilst enjoying a selection of drinks and canapés.
The impact of COVID-19 on new data risk within longevity capital models
In our latest article, we consider the potential impact of the COVID pandemic on Longevity Risk models, with a particular focus on new data risk. We cover how new data risk can be quantified, what impact 2020 data has on new data risk and whether 2020 data should be included in calibrations.
UK Government announcement on Solvency II reform
On Monday 21 February the UK Government published the first real indication of what insurers can expect from the much anticipated review of Solvency II in the UK. Read our short Newsflash, where we discuss some of the highlights of the announcement and what they might mean for insurers.
PRA Policy Statement 1/22 and FCA Guidance FG22/1 – Insurance Business Transfers
The UK’s insurance regulators issued new guidance on insurance business transfers in January and February 2022. In this blog, we consider the main areas of change and provide our views on the likely implications for future insurance business transfers.
Capital Markets Update - Spring 2022
In this Capital Markets Update, Chris Arcari shares the latest trends in the market. In this edition, he examines global themes including the impact of the Russia-Ukraine conflict, government bonds, credit, equities and property.
Infrastructure - Future Prospects
In this article, we provide an update on recent developments and future prospects for infrastructure and consider the continued strength of the investment case. We cover the diverse opportunity set, market size and growth, other key trends and the implications for investors.
Insurance reforms – what might they mean for pension buy-ins and buy-outs?
On 21 February, the Government signalled what to expect from the post-Brexit world of UK insurance regulation. Read our update where we cover the announcement and ask whether the potential cut in capital for life insurers, and facilitation of investment in long-dated assets could have a significant impact on the buy-in and buy-out market.