Ivass president admits Eurovita rescue talks were "long and not easy"
Italian regulator says rescuers "acted in awareness of their own interest"
Eurovita to be rescued by five insurers and banks
Generali Italia, Intesa Sanpaolo Vita, Poste Vita, Unipol and Allianz to run operation holding policies
R.I.P. traditional life insurance
Low interest rates killed off European life insurance products that offered policyholders guaranteed annual returns. Even now as rates rise, David Walker finds practitioners are ready to bury the concept
Ivass president dubs volatility adjustment "complex, opaque and not very effective"
Country-specific element was not triggered by this month's volatility