Featured Product

    MAS Amends Legislation Due to Revised Capital Rules for Insurers

    March 09, 2020

    MAS has made amendments to the relevant legislation to include references to MAS Notice 133 on valuation and capital framework for insurers and to update references as a result of amendments to the Insurance (Valuation and Capital) Regulations 2004, where applicable, as communicated in the circulars dated February 28, 2020. The consequential amendments will take effect on March 31, 2020.

    Amendments have consequently been made to the following regulations, notices, guidelines, and forms:

    • Insurance (Financial Guarantee Insurance) (Amendment) Regulations 2020, Insurance (General Provisions) (Amendment) Regulations 2020, and Insurance (Lloyd’s Asia Scheme) (Amendment) Regulations 2020
    • MAS Notice 101 on maintenance of insurance funds
    • MAS Notice 114 on reinsurance management
    • MAS Notice 122 on asset and liability exposures for insurers
    • MAS Notice 126 on Enterprise Risk Management for insurers
    • MAS Notices 129, 130, 131, 212, and 213 on insurance returns. MAS Notice 129, on Accounts and Statements, applies to all licensed insurers, except for captive insurers, marine mutual insurers, and special purpose reinsurance vehicles. Additionally, Notice 130 applies to Accounts and Statements for captive insurers, Notice 131 applies to special purpose reinsurance vehicles, Notice 212 applies to marine mutual insurers, and Notice 213 applies to financial guarantee insurers. 
    • MAS Notice 302 on product development and pricing
    • MAS Notice DIPOP-N02 on policy owners’ protection scheme returns
    • Forms and Annexes and Notes to Forms used for the purposes of the Insurance (Lloyd’s Asia Scheme) Regulations 2008 (LAS Forms)
    • ID 01/13 on guidelines on the use of internal models for liability and capital requirements for life insurance products containing investment guarantees with non-linear payouts

    Keywords: Asia Pacific, Singapore, Insurance, MAS Notice 133, Valuation and Capital Regulation, Consequential Amendments, MAS

    Related Articles
    News

    BCBS Finalizes Revisions to Credit Valuation Adjustment Risk Framework

    BCBS Finalizes Revisions to Credit Valuation Adjustment Risk Framework

    July 08, 2020 WebPage Regulatory News
    News

    PRA Statement on Application of Matching Adjustment Amid Crisis

    PRA published a statement to insurers that clarifies the approach to application of the matching adjustment during COVID-19 crisis.

    July 07, 2020 WebPage Regulatory News
    News

    EBA Provides Clarity on Implementation of Certain COVID-19 Policies

    EBA published a report on the implementation of selected COVID-19 policies within the prudential framework for banking sector.

    July 07, 2020 WebPage Regulatory News
    News

    EC Consults on Revision of Network and Information Systems Directive

    EC launched a consultation to revise the network and information systems (NIS) Directive (2016/1148), which was adopted in July 2016 and is the first horizontal internal market instrument aimed at improving the resilience of the EU against cybersecurity risks.

    July 07, 2020 WebPage Regulatory News
    News

    PRA Statement on LIBOR Transition and PRA Resolution-Related Rules

    PRA published a statement that outlines its view on the implications of LIBOR transition for contracts in scope of the “Contractual Recognition of Bail-In” and “Stay in Resolution” parts of the PRA Rulebook.

    July 07, 2020 WebPage Regulatory News
    News

    PRA Issues Updates to Pillar 2A Capital Framework in UK

    PRA published the policy statement PS15/20 to reflect additional resilience associated with higher macro-prudential buffers in a standard risk environment with a reduction in Pillar 2A capital requirements.

    July 06, 2020 WebPage Regulatory News
    News

    BCBS Report Examines Progress on Adoption of Basel III Framework

    BCBS published the eighteenth progress report on implementation of the Basel III regulatory framework in member jurisdictions.

    July 06, 2020 WebPage Regulatory News
    News

    FCA Proposes Guidance to Further Support Consumer Credit Customers

    FCA announced proposals that would provide continued support for certain consumer credit products to users, who are facing a financial impact because of the exceptional circumstances arising from the COVID-19 pandemic.

    July 03, 2020 WebPage Regulatory News
    News

    ACPR Publishes Draft of Taxonomy RAN 1.4.0 for Solvency II Reporting

    ACPR published a draft version of taxonomy RAN 1.4.0_PWD1, along with the related documentation, for Solvency II reporting.

    July 03, 2020 WebPage Regulatory News
    News

    BCBS Amends Guidelines on Sound Management of AML/CFT Risks

    BCBS amended the guidelines on sound management of risks related to money laundering and financing of terrorism (ML/FT).

    July 02, 2020 WebPage Regulatory News
    RESULTS 1 - 10 OF 5445