Basel III versus Solvency II [33]

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Bullet points include: There are activities where banks and insurers compete directly E.g. term certain annuities can attract higher capital requirements than term deposits Basel III liquidity requirements may reduce these disparities E.g. equity investments can attract higher capital charges if held in banks than in non-life insurers Conglomerates may move such assets between subsidiaries (if group level consolidation does not unwind effect) Exacerbated by increased capital requirements being introduced by Basel III

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