Risk Management & Financial Reporting News

The ERM/ORSA Committee sent comments to the International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS) on its draft issues paper Conduct of Business Risk and its Management. (May 1, 2015)
The Solvency Committee submitted written testimony to the U.S. Senate Banking Subcommittee on Securities, Insurance, and Investment for its hearing on "Examining Insurance Capital Rules and FSOC Process." (April 30, 2015)
The Financial Reporting Committee (FRC) submitted comments to the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) on its proposed accounting standards update-Derivatives and Hedging (Topic 815): Disclosures about Hybrid Financial Instruments with Bifurcated Embedded Derivatives. (April 30, 2015)
The Solvency Committee submitted written testimony to the U.S. House Financial Services Subcommittee on Housing and Insurance for its hearing on “The Impact of International Regulatory Standards on the Competitiveness of U.S. Insurers.” (April 29, 2015)
The Risk Management and Financial Reporting Council and Financial Reporting Committee sent comments to the Federal Insurance Office (FIO) on U.S. GAAP loss recognition testing and Insurance Core Principle (ICP) 14 current estimates. (April 27, 2015)
The Financial Regulatory Task Force sent comments to the Financial Stability Oversight Council (FSOC) on the impact of insurance asset management products and activities to U.S. financial stability. (March 23, 2015)
The Solvency Committee submitted comments to the International Association of Insurance Supervisors on the Risk-based Global Insurance Capital Standard public consultation document dated Dec. 17, 2014. (February 6, 2015)
The Financial Reporting Committee sent comments to the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) on its treatment of participating contracts in its insurance contracts project in follow-up to a November conference call. (December 23, 2014)
The Financial Regulatory Task Force sent comments to the Government Accountability Office (GAO) on its global capital standards report. (December 16, 2014)
The Risk Management and Financial Reporting Council sent comments to the Financial Stability Board (FSB) on the consultative document: Recovery and Resolution Planning for Systemically Important Insurers: Guidance on Identification of Critical Functions and Critical Shared Services. (December 15, 2014)
The Solvency Committee sent comments to the National Association of Insurance Commissioners on the U.S. Group Capital Methodology Concepts Discussion Paper. (December 5, 2014)
The Solvency Committee sent comments to members of the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate in support of passage of the Insurance Capital Standards Clarification Act of 2014, which clarifies that the Federal Reserve has the authority to differentiate between banks and insurers in terms of capital requirements. (December 2, 2014)
The Financial Reporting Committee submitted comments to the Financial Accounting Standards Board on its disclosure requirements for short duration contracts. (November 21, 2014)
The Reinsurance Committee submitted comments to the International Accounting Standards Board on the Insurance Contracts Project's reinsurance and ceding commissions proposal. (November 20, 2014)
The Solvency Committee submitted written testimony to the U.S. House Financial Services Subcommittee on Housing and Insurance hearing on "The Impact of International Regulatory Standards on the Competitiveness of U.S. Insurers, Part II." (November 18, 2014)
The Reinsurance Committee sent comments to the National Association of Insurance Commissioners on the Uniform Application Checklist for Certified Reinsurers exposure draft. (November 11, 2014)
The Financial Regulatory Task Force submitted a comment letter to the Financial Stability and Oversight Council on the importance of actuaries in financial and insurance systems, and its perspective on updates to actuarial standards and guidance. (November 3, 2014)
The Financial Reporting Committee sent comments to the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board on the draft Auditing Accounting Estimates and Fair Value Measurements staff consultation paper. (October 31, 2014)
The Financial Reporting Committee (FRC) sent comments to the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) and Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) on the IASB's Accounting for Dynamic Risk Management: a Portfolio Revaluation Approach to Macro Hedging discussion paper. (October 17, 2014)
The Profits Followed By Losses Subgroup released for exposure a new practice note on profits followed by losses in long-duration contracts. Comments on the exposure draft are due Nov. 10. (October 10, 2014)