Archive

  • Long-term life insurers to face more intense supervision

    23 June 2014

    PRA to focus on policies that require high degree of protection

  • VIF monetisation transactions on the rise in the UK

    20 June 2014

    Insurers seeking capital optimisation and enhanced liquidity drive surge in sales of future cash-flows

  • Three reinsurers ordered to delete English hospital data

    19 June 2014

    Investigation follows concerns over misuse of patient information

  • Balbinot to extend tenure at Insurance Europe

    11 June 2014

    Generali's group CIO remains as president

  • Swiss Re to acquire HSBC's UK pension book

    11 June 2014

    Admin Re to take on 400,000 policies

  • PIC strikes £1.6bn bulk annuity deal [UPDATED]

    09 June 2014

    Insures liabilities for ICI's UK pension fund

  • Axa's de Mailly Nesle: CROs need to be controversial and constructive

    16 May 2014

    Chief risk officers should be the ones raising challenges in any decision-making process, says Axa's group CRO Alban de Mailly Nesle. But they also need to avoid being too negative, he tells Lorna Davies.

  • RGA takes on £1bn of Royal London's longevity risk

    14 May 2014

    Relates to annuity policies arising from Co-op acquisition

  • Standard Life reports 50% drop in annuity sales

    30 April 2014

    But long-term trend difficult to predict

  • The UK pensions bombshell: opportunities among the wreckage?

    11 April 2014

    The UK annuities market is undergoing a dramatic change as the rules on retirement products are rewritten. In this article, Christopher Cundy looks at five major implications for products and strategy