Revision of solvency regulations

13.01.2017

The revised regulations concerning the calculation of the solvency limit and the diversification of investments came into effect at the start of 2017. This means that all essential investment risks and insurance risks will be taken into account more accurately and more comprehensively in the calculation of solvency.

The intention is that the risk-bearing capacity of authorized pension insurers can also withstand potential future risks and that the investment of pension assets can respond more promptly to changes in the financial markets and the world economy. In particular, the goal is to guarantee pensioners’ economic security in the future as well.

The rules pertaining to the calculation of solvency described on our website are now updated based on the currently (from 01/01/2017) valid legislation: