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Application to use a group internal model

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Article number:  347

For the purposes of this Section, ‘group internal model’ shall mean an internal model used to calculate the consolidated group Solvency Capital Requirement as well as the Solvency Capital Requirement of an insurance or reinsurance undertaking in the group, as referred to in Article 231(1) of Directive 2009/138/EC.

An application to use a group internal model shall be provided in writing in an official language of the group supervisor's Member State, or in a language for which the group supervisor has given prior approval.

For the purposes of this Section, the group supervisor and the supervisory authorities of all the Member States in which the head offices of each related insurance and reinsurance undertakings applying for the use of the group internal model to calculate their Solvency Capital Requirement are situated shall be referred to as ‘the supervisory authorities concerned’.

The group supervisor shall inform the college of supervisors of the receipt of the application without delay and shall also forward the application to the other supervisory authorities concerned and other supervisory authorities involved in the assessment of the application.

Supervisory authorities concerned may request that all or part of the application be provided in a language different from the language in which the application was provided to the group supervisor. The group supervisor shall, after consultation with the other supervisory authorities concerned, require the applicant to provide the application, or the relevant part of it, in that different language or in a language most commonly understood by the other supervisory authorities concerned.

An application to use a group internal model shall include the following documents and information, where applicable:

(a) the documents and information required in accordance with Article343(5) in relation to the use of an internal model for the calculation of the consolidated group Solvency Capital Requirement; in relation to Article 343(5)(a)(i), the documentation shall also include a list of all the insurance and reinsurance undertakings applying for the use of the group internal model to calculate their Solvency Capital Requirement.

(b) the documents required in accordance with Title I, Chapter VI, Section 4, Sub-section 3 of Directive 2009/138/EC in relation to the use of an internal model for the calculation of the Solvency Capital Requirement of each insurance and reinsurance undertaking in the group applying for the use of the group internal model to calculate their Solvency Capital Requirement; for this purpose, the insurance or reinsurance undertaking may restrict these documents to those whose content is not already covered in the documents submitted by the participating insurance or reinsurance undertaking in accordance with point (a).

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RULEBOOK TOPIC:  SECTION 2 - Use of a group Internal Model

RULEBOOK CATEGORY:  DELEGATED REGULATION (EU) 2015/35

Last update on:  03 May 2021