EIOPA stress test reveals vulnerabilities of life insurance market
  • Tuesday, 27 December 2016

EIOPA stress test reveals vulnerabilities of life insurance market

On December 15, EIOPA released a report on the results of the stress test it conducted this year. The goal was to assess vulnerabilities in the life insurance market and its resilience to severe, but under the current circumstances plausible, market developments. Across 30 EU countries, 237 undertakings (covering 77% of the total life market) […]

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Release EAGLE 3.0
  • Friday, 9 December 2016

Release EAGLE 3.0

We are happy to announce the latest release of the EAGLE credit rating model. Zanders, together with Bureau van Dijk (BvD), made several improvements to the existing global corporate rating model, resulting in the release of EAGLE 3.0. The original model was in use since 2010. Next to the EAGLE model, Zanders also offers the […]

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DNB sets out its prudential agenda for 2017
  • Wednesday, 7 December 2016

DNB sets out its prudential agenda for 2017

In its preview on the supervision practices for 2017, DNB shares its concerns, supervisory focus, and planned investigations for (among others) the insurance industry. One of the challenges it recognizes for the industry is the pressure on profitability caused by the low interest rate environment and the decreasing new business volumes (due to increased competition). […]

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Zanders and Finalyse sign a teaming agreement
  • Monday, 5 December 2016

Zanders and Finalyse sign a teaming agreement

On Monday 28 November, we were honored to be invited to join the Belgian Economic Delegation for an official ceremony, during which a teaming agreement was officially signed. This agreement enables Finalyse and Zanders to provide consultancy services on risk management with a substantial pool of risk and treasury experts. The ceremony was organized during […]

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