• LDTI takes a bite from insurer balance sheets

    18 March 2022

    US insurers have begun disclosing the impact of 2023's new accounting standard, proving beyond doubt it will be one of the biggest shifts in accounting rules in years. Sarfraz Thind reports

  • S&P's capital model review: this could hurt

    23 February 2022

    The rating agency's review of its capital methodology could leave insurers facing the prospect of rating changes and possible capital raising pressure, as Sarfraz Thind reports

  • AIG predicts up to $3bn shareholder equity impact from LDTI

    17 February 2022

    Expectations for it to be at lower end of $1bn to $3bn range

  • US insurers downplay LDTI hit in Q4 earnings calls

    03 February 2022

    Unum and Genworth say no significant impact expected from new accounting rule

  • Insurers struggle to explain LDTI volatility to stakeholders

    06 July 2021

    From communication to interpretation, experts discussed their challenges with implementing the incoming US life insurance accounting standard at last week's webinar. Cintia Cheong reports

  • UK insurance industry to raise £100m to fight Covid-19

    18 May 2020

    Supporters include Lloyd's of London and Aviva

  • Unum credit rating cut after $1.2bn LTC reserving hit

    05 May 2020

    Moody's downgrades rating to just above junk status

  • LDTI will disproportionately hurt US long-term care

    02 October 2019

    Decline in investment returns and morbidity assumptions to hit LTC reserves, says Moody’s

  • Long-term care insurance warning for US market

    21 August 2019

    Report on GE Capital’s long-term care insurance exposure triggers market concerns

  • More insurers join Bloomberg gender equality index

    17 January 2019

    From 2019, there are now 18 insurers overall featured in the gender equality index