The November edition of the CBI's Solvency II Matters Newsletter has been published.  Amongst other matters, the CBI (a) reiterates that it will release a draft set of conditions of authorisation to firms (allowing 21 days for comment) and (b) confirms that it would publish a working draft of the XBRL taxonomy for National Specific Templates on its website on 30 November 2015 (final version to follow).  On 11 November 2015, the CBI released its Solvency II Information Note 8 confirming its intention to comply with EIOPA's Set 2 Guidelines (with which the CBI expects (re)insurers to comply).