Impact of Brexit: Solvency II—quick guide
Impact of Brexit: Solvency II—quick guide

The following Financial Services practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Impact of Brexit: Solvency II—quick guide
  • Overview of onshored and preserved EU-derived law post-IP completion day
  • Relevant retained EU law and UK legislation—the Solvency II Directive
  • Key changes introduced by the Solvency 2 and Insurance (Amendment, etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019
  • Third country equivalence
  • Transfer of other functions to HMT, BoE and PRA
  • EU assets and exposures held by UK insurers
  • Key changes introduced by the Risk Transformation and Solvency 2 (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019
  • Key changes introduced by the Electronic Commerce and Solvency 2 (Amendment etc) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019
  • The creation of a Temporary Permissions Regime (TPR)
  • More...

Impact of Brexit: Solvency II—quick guide

This Solvency II quick guide details current UK legislation and retained EU legislation in relation to prudential insurance requirements that is amended and/or revoked by the Solvency 2 and Insurance (Amendment, etc) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019, SI 2019/407 (as amended by the Financial Services (Miscellaneous) (Amendment) (EU Exit) (No 3) Regulations 2019, SI 2019/1390) (the Solvency 2 and Insurance Exit Regulations), the Risk Transformation and Solvency 2 (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019, SI 2019/1233 (the Risk and Solvency 2 Exit Regulations), the Electronic Commerce and Solvency 2 (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019, SI 2019/1361 (as amended by the Financial Services (Miscellaneous) (Amendment) (EU Exit) (No 3) Regulations 2019, SI 2019/1390) (the E-Commerce and Solvency 2 Exit Regulations) and other instruments at the end of the implementation period following the UK’s withdrawal from the EU, as well as corresponding changes to Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) regulatory rules and guidance.

Overview of onshored and preserved EU-derived law post-IP completion day

The Solvency 2 and Insurance Exit Regulations, the Risk and Solvency 2 Exit Regulations and the E-Commerce and Solvency 2 Exit Regulations 2019 were made on 28 February 2019, 5 September 2019 and 24 October 2019 respectively. The statutory instruments (SIs) are part of HM Treasury’s programme of SIs under the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 (EU(W)A 2018) dealing with contingency

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