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  • Full steam ahead for US bulk annuity market

    02 May 2024

    The rapidly growing US market for pension liabilities offers great potential for life insurers. However, there are concerns that litigation and regulatory changes could derail the progress achieved. Ronan McCaughey explains

  • Trade associations rally against FCA's name and shame plans

    01 May 2024

    The ABI and the International Underwriting Association have criticised the proposals

  • Hong Kong sets out stance on capital and crypto assets

    01 May 2024
  • Australian life firms warned of surrender risk and outdated products

    01 May 2024

    Prudential regulator Suzanne Smith spells out room for improvement

  • UK life insurers face onerous and ambiguous MA attestation reporting rules

    30 April 2024

    A working party at the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries has listed the challenges for the industry

  • Global reinsurance restricted as over 50 territories hamper risk transfers

    30 April 2024

    The Global Reinsurance Forum said the restrictions are "concerning"

  • UK unveils anti-greenwashing rule guidance, effective for insurers 31 May

    26 April 2024

    Financial Conduct Authority defends the imminent implementation date

  • Hong Kong regulator agrees to RBC concessions after industry consultation

    26 April 2024

    But Insurance Authority rebuffs requests for change to capital amounts and actuarial appointments

  • "Resilient" ICS will pass despite obstacles

    25 April 2024

    But IAIS will have to satisfy US demands to get Insurance Capital Standard done, say ex-regulators

  • UN kills off NZIA and launches multi-stakeholder forum for net zero

    25 April 2024

    Insurers, regulators, academics, civil society and lawyers make up the new group