Group Solvency and Financial Condition Report 2017
This Solvency and Financial Condition Report ("SFCR") covers the Business and Performance of the Association, its System of Governance, Risk Profile, Valuation for Solvency Purposes and Capital Management.
The ultimate Administrative Body that has the responsibility for all of these matters is the Association's Board of Directors, with the help of various governance and control functions that it has put in place to monitor and manage the business. The Consolidated Group Solvency Capital Requirement ("SCR") has been calculated using the standard formula. The Group intends to seek approval to use its internal model, which has already been approved for the subsidiary undertaking, for the calculation of the SCR at Group level.
For SCR purposes the Association's total eligible own funds stood at $637 million. This includes ancillary own funds available to the Association's subsidiary undertaking, The United Kingdom Mutual Assurance Association (Europe) Limited ("UK Europe" or "UKE") as approved by UK Europe's regulator.
The AOF available to UKE represents only the element of funds that would be retained within UKE in the event of a supplementary call. Although the balance of funds are payable to UKB these are not incorporated within Group eligible own funds. The Group intends to apply for the full AOF allowance which, if approved, would increase tier 2 eligible own funds by $148 million.
Eligible own funds cover the SCR (of $375 million) by 169.9% and the Minimum Consolidated Group SCR ("MCR") (of $40.4 million) by 1,500.4%.
UK Bermuda Solvency and Financial Condition Report 2017 (1 MB)
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The new, harmonised EU-wide regulatory regime for Insurance Companies, known as Solvency II, came into force with effect from 1 January 2016. The regime requires new reporting and public disclosure arrangements to be put in place by insurers and some of that is required to be published on the Company's public website.
At their October meetings in Zurich and Rotterdam, the Boards reviewed the financial position of the Club including the performance of the open and closed policy years