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Solvency II

A new set of regulatory requirements for the European insurance industry

About Solvency II

Solvency II is an EU legislative programme to be implemented in all 27 Member States, including the UK. It introduces a new, harmonised EU-wide insurance regulatory regime. The legislation replaces 13 existing EU insurance directives.

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Solvency II Briefings

The next briefings for managing agents' executive and non-executive directors will be held on 1 and 2 April 2014.  The previous briefings which were held on 15 and 16 October 2013 provided an update on Lloyd's implementation of Solvency II, legislative developments, and an update on Risk Assurance work. 

 View the slides from the October 2013 briefings 

Latest News

On 13 November 2013, provisional agreement was reached by the EU institutions on Omnibus II.

New transposition date for Solvency II of 31 March 2015.

Implementation date is 1 January 2016. 

Legislative Issues

Lloyd's monitors the development of Solvency II and is lobbying throughout the legislative process to ensure that its members' interests are protected.

Solvency II implementation date
Omnibus II Directive
Other key legislative issues