The Standard Formula of Solvency II

Prime Re Academy is pleased to invite you to attend the next workshop in Zurich, Switzerland, in October 2017. Focus will be set on the following topic:

The Standard Formula of Solvency II

As an introduction or a refresher to the major risk based solvency scheme, this workshop can be attended solely or in combination with the preceding workshop "Risk, Capital and Solvency Models - an ORSA Perspective". It addresses both the underlying theory and concepts as well as their practical implementations with Excel® templates.Therefore, participants should bring along their own laptops. The workshop focuses on Solvency II and reviews the major risks in the standard formula in the context of the basic principles underlying Solvency II. For all solvency practitioners wishing to consolidate their Solvency II skills or to familiarize themselves with specific practical implementations of the standard formula, this is the ideal opportunity to complement and refine their competencies.

Dates and Schedule

Thursday, 19 October 2017     13.30 - 14.00 registration
14.00 - 18.00 workshop
18.30 - 20.30 dinner
Friday, 20 October 2017     08.30 - 12.30 workshop
12.30 - 13.30 lunch
14.00 - 18.00 workshop

CPD Credits

Attendance to each workshop will automaticall credit members of the Swiss Actuarial Association with 10 CPD credit points. Members of other actuarial associations will receive a certificate they can submit to their CPD committee.


Dr. Frank CuypersDr Frank Cuypers
has led numerous actuarial engineering and modelling courses and workshops in Europe and Latin America. He comes with a vast lecturing experience and a prominent scientific track record in modelling complex systems. As a Swiss Re Executive and Chief Actuary at the former Zurich Re in Cologne, he acquired a broad experience in most actuarial disciplines and lines of business, which he has deployed at KPMG and PwC to advise leading providers of financial services and Government Agencies. He is a fully qualified member of the German and Swiss Actuarial Associations (DAV and SAV), which he has served on numerous committees

Prof. Karel Van Hulle
lectures at the Economics and Business Faculty of the KU Leuven (Belgium) and at the Economics Faculty of the Goethe University in Frankfurt where he is attached to the International Centre for Insurance Regulation. He is a member of the Insurance and Reinsurance Stakeholder Group of EIOPA and served as Head of Insurance and Pensions at the European Commission until 1 March 2013, where his main task was the development of Solvency II. He was a member of the Technical Committee of the International Association of Insurance Supervisors, of which he was nominated Distinguished Fellow in 2013. He was closely involved in the negotiations which lead to the equivalence decisions of the European Commission for Switzerland and for a number of other countries. He is a regular speaker at insurance and pension conferences around the world and is Honorary Fellow of the UK Institute and Faculty of Actuaries.

Simone Dalessi
graduated with a M.Sc. in mathematics from the University of Zurich, and comes with significant expertise in statistics and cryptology. He started his actuarial career with PRS, helping (re)insurers in their pricing, reserving, regulatory and solvency issues, and he has been instrumental in establishing several foreign insurer’s branch offices in Switzerland. He is a fully qualified member of the Swiss Actuarial Association (SAV).

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CHF 1'200 early-bird, if payment before or on 15 September 2017
CHF 1'500 if payment after 15 September 2017
CHF 500 for unemployed participants

A discount of CHF 500 for the third participant of the same company will be granted.
Following discounts are granted for the full Solvency week, however they pertain only to the three PRA workshops in October 2017 and may not be combined with other reductions and are valid only for the same participant:
CHF    500 for attendance of two workshops
CHF 1'000 for attandance of all three workshops

These fees are binding and must be transferred latest  2 October 2017 on the Credit Suisse account
IBAN: CH25 0483 5111 8080 7100 0

Beneficiary: PRS Prime Re Services, c/o Prime Re Academy, Lindenstrasse 2, 6340 Baar, Switzerland

They will be refunded in total in case of cancellation before 2 October 2017 or if the workshops must be cancelled.

The fees include:

– the workshops
– the documentation
– the prototypes in Excel®
– the dinners and lunches


Hotel St. Gotthard, Bahnhofstrasse 87, 8021 Zürich, Switzerland
Hotel St. Gotthard
+41 44 227 77 00

Participants from abroad can reserve a room at approximately 290 CHF per night in the venue hotel. Alternatively, they can ask for our assistance in booking a room at another convenient location.
Dresscode: casual and comfortable.


Gaby Rutledge
+41 41 725 32 10


By activating the registration button you will receive a confirmation E-Mail.
Please ensure the transfer of your fees before 2 October 2017.