IAIS published the newsletter for April 2019, which highlights that IAIS published the aggregate report on "Phase 2 Implementation Assessment of the Global Systemically Important Insurers (G-SII) Policy Measures (Liquidity Management Plan)" in April 2019. Phase 2 builds on the Phase 1 annual self-assessment, with more intensive reviews on the consistency of implementation of G-SII policy measures.
This newsletter also contains an article that describes the preparations of the Implementation and Assessment Committee (IAC) to deliver on the high-level goals of the next strategic plan of IAIS. Additional key updates for this month are as follows:
- The Supervisory Forum met on April 16-17 in Bermuda and discussed a variety of topics, including the use of new technology by supervisory bodies, trends in reinsurance, management of legacy insurance (run-off) portfolios, and supervision of insurers’ exposure to climate risk and cyber risk. The Forum also received presentations from local industry speakers on topics such as reinsurance and global trends in insurance markets.
- At its meeting on April 03-04, the Resolution Working Group discussed outcomes on the 2018 public consultation on ComFrame material related to recovery and resolution integrated into the Insurance Core Principle (ICP) 12 on exit from the market and resolution and ICP 16 on enterprise risk management for solvency purposes. The Working Group also discussed the resolution of comments on the public consultation on the application paper on recovery planning. Both materials are expected to be adopted by the Annual General Meeting in November.
- The Standards Assessment Working Group met on April 08-09 and discussed the development of the Self-Assessment Tool (in cooperation with the A2ii). The working group also discussed the progress of the Peer Review Process on ICPs 1 and 2 (Supervisor) as well as on ICPs 4, 5, 7, and 8 (Corporate Governance and Risk Management).
- The Supervisory Material Review Task Force met on March 27-28 to discuss, among other items, the consistency of revisions (by other subcommittees) to ICPs and ComFrame, including those related to the holistic framework for systemic risk in the insurance sector, review of the IAIS glossary, and introduction and assessment methodology to ICPs and ComFrame.
Keywords: International, Insurance, Newsletter, ComFrame, ICP, G-SII, Recovery and Resolution, IAIS
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EBA published a report analyzing the impact of the unwind mechanism of the liquidity coverage ratio (LCR) for a sample of European banks over a three-year period, from the end of 2016 to the first quarter of 2020.
In response to questions from a member of the European Parliament, the ECB President Christine Lagarde issued a letter clarifying the possibility of amending the AnaCredit Regulation and making targeted longer-term refinancing operations (TLTROs) dependent on the climate-related impact of bank loans.
IASB started the post-implementation review of the classification and measurement requirements in IFRS 9 on financial instruments and added the review as a project to its work plan.
FSB published a report that examines progress in implementing policy measures to enhance the resolvability of systemically important financial institutions.
EBA published a report on the benchmarking of national loan enforcement frameworks across 27 EU member states, in response to the call for advice from EC.
FSB published a letter from its Chair Randal K. Quarles, along with two reports exploring various aspects of the market turmoil resulting from the COVID-19 event.
RBNZ launched a consultation on the details for implementing the final Capital Review decisions announced in December 2019.
The Trustees of the IFRS Foundation, which are responsible for the governance and oversight of IASB, have announced the appointment of Dr. Andreas Barckow as the IASB Chair, effective July 2021.
HKMA issued a letter to consult the banking industry on a full set of proposed draft amendments to the Banking (Capital) Rules for implementing the Basel standard on capital requirements for banks’ equity investments in funds in Hong Kong.
ESRB published an opinion assessing the decision of Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority (FSA) to extend the application period of a stricter measure for residential mortgage lending, in accordance with Article 458 of the Capital Requirements Regulation (CRR).