On 20 and 25 March 2015, six Commission Implementing Regulations (2015/460, 2015/461, 2015/462, 2015/498, 2015/499 and 2015/500) setting out implementing technical standards (ITS) in respect of Solvency II were published in the Official Journal.  Aspects of Solvency II covered by the Regulations are processes for approval by national supervisors regarding (a) internal models, (b) group internal models, (c) specified purpose vehicles, (d) undertaking-specific parameters, (e) ancillary own fund items and (f) matching adjustments.  In each case, the Regulations came into force on the day following their publication in the Official Journal.