Related provisions for SUP App 2.1.7
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An actuary appointed under this chapter2 or the PRA Rulebook: Solvency II firms5 must take reasonable steps to satisfy himself that he is free from bias, or from any conflict of interest from which bias may reasonably be inferred. He must take appropriate action where this is not the case.2
(1) Actuaries appointed under this chapter or the PRA Rulebook: Solvency II firms are subject to regulations5 made by the Treasury under sections 342(5) and 343(5) of the Act (Information given by auditor or actuary to a regulator7). Section 343 and the regulations also apply to an actuary of an authorised person in his capacity as an actuary of a person with close links with the authorised person.47(2) These regulations oblige actuaries to report certain matters to the appropriate
An actuary2 who has ceased to be appointed under this chapter2 or the PRA Rulebook: Solvency II firms5, or who has been formally notified that he will cease to be so 2appointed, must notify the appropriate regulator5 without delay:2225(1) of any matter connected with the cessation which he thinks ought to be drawn to the appropriate regulator's attention; or(2) that there is no such matter.
The appropriate regulator is concerned to ensure that every actuary appointed by a firm under this section1 has the necessary skill and experience to provide the firm with appropriate actuarial advice. SUP 4.3.9 R to SUP 4.3.10 G set out the appropriate regulator's rules and guidance aimed at achieving this.1
SUP 10A.11 disapplies the apportionment and oversight function for a person who is the subject of an application for approval to perform a PRA governing function, subject to certain conditions set out in SUP 10A.11.11 R. Where this is the case the apportionment and oversight function is included in the PRA governing function for which the person has approval. SUP 10B.7 of the PRA'sHandbook deals with this.
Section 340 of the Act gives the PRA6 power to make rules requiring an authorised person, or an authorised person falling into a specified class, to appoint an actuary3. Section 340 further empowers the PRA6 to make rules governing the manner, timing and notification of such an appointment and, where an appointment is not made, for the PRA6 to make an appointment on the firm's behalf. The rule-making powers of the PRA and FCA6 under section 340 of the Act also extend to an actuary's3
The functions3 described by SUP 4.2.2 G (1) are performed by one or more actuaries who are3 required to hold office continuously and must be approved persons3. Solvency II firms are required to have an actuarial function. Solvency II firms are not required to appoint an external actuary to fulfil the actuarial function for the purposes of rule 6 of the PRA Rulebook: Solvency II firms: Conditions Governing Business, but they must do so if they do not have the internal capability
(1) [deleted]88(2) Relevant matters to which the FCA may have regard when assessing whether a firm will satisfy, and continue to satisfy, this threshold condition8may include but are not limited to:(a) (in relation to a firm other than a firm carrying on, or seeking to carry on, a PRA-regulated activity),8 whether there are any indications that the firm may have difficulties if the application is granted, at the time of the grant or in the future, in complying with any of the
(1) 1A Solvency II firm must have, and maintain, a governance map which satisfies the following conditions:(a) it complies with PRA Rulebook: Solvency II firms: Insurance – Allocation of Responsibilities, 5.1 and 5.2, as if those rules had been made by the FCA; (b) it includes details relating to all persons carrying out a significant influence function within the firm not already included under (a);(c) the details in (b) must give as much information as required by the PRA Rulebook:
4This chapter applies in part to a Solvency II firm where it appoints an actuary. This will be in particular with regard to the with-profits actuary function but also where an external actuary is appointed to perform tasks of the actuarial function of a Solvency II firm, under PRA Rulebook: Solvency II Firms: Actuaries. More generally, this chapter applies to a Solvency II firm which chooses to appoint an actuary to fulfil the requirements under rule 6.1 of PRA Rulebook: Solvency
An insurer (which is not a UKSolvency II firm,4non-directive friendly society, incoming EEA firm or an incoming Treaty firm) may benefit from increased counterparty limits under INSPRU 2.1.22R (3)(b). An insurer which is a UKSolvency II firm is subject to the rules in the PRA Rulebook which transpose the Solvency II Directive and also to Solvency II Regulation (EU) 2015/35 of 10 October 2014.4
18The provisions in SYSC should be read in conjunction with GEN 2.2.23 R to GEN 2.2.25 G. In particular:(1) Provisions made by both the FCA and PRA may contain obligations for or references to FCA-authorised persons. GEN 2.2.23 R limits the application of those provisions so that the PRA will only apply them in respect of PRA-authorised persons and not to such FCA-authorised persons as are included within the provision.(2) Provisions made by both the FCA and PRA may be applied