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  • AIG launches new risk financing tool

    22 March 2013

    Collateral flex option is for companies with large deductible policies in US

  • Lloyd's Solvency II 'soft landing' is ICAS+ and a little bit more

    22 March 2013

    Lloyd's of London has been in the vanguard of regulators when it comes to Solvency II preparations, sticking to a strict timetable with little leeway. It's now relaxed its plans after numerous delays to the directive, but is still forging ahead of the regulators. Lorna Davies reports

  • Generali strengthens capital

    14 March 2013

    But net profit down on impairments

  • Munich Re has 1.75 times capital needed for Solvency II

    12 March 2013

    "Pleasing" profit despite Sandy loss and Thai flood loss increase

  • Insurers' switch to Solvency II bonds brings risks to investors

    05 March 2013

    Debt is one area where Solvency II is "fully implemented", says fund manager

  • How the matching adjustment helps insurers in a crisis

    28 February 2013

    Daily solvency monitoring offers valuable insights into an insurers' risk profile and its regulatory capital requirements – and demonstrates the potential power of the matching adjustment. Matthew Cocke, Russell Osman and Russell Ward explain

  • Childs to take over from Hiscox

    25 February 2013

    Richard Watson will become chief underwriting officer

  • Solvency II has cost RSA £62m in two years

    20 February 2013

    Insurer has also cut its dividend

  • Swedish regulator to implement SII discount rate

    19 February 2013

    Already has temporary floor in place

  • Contingent capital "shows promise" as cushion for stressed firms

    14 February 2013

    CAS paper provides pricing and valuation models