• New census data shifts UK mortality improvement projections

    08 March 2013

    Pension funds could see a reduction in liabilities, says Punter Southall

  • Wanted: insurance industry veteran as PRA director

    08 March 2013

    Will join three new independent directors just announced

  • Conning and Milliman link GEMS and MG-ALFA

    08 March 2013

    Milliman's actuarial modelling software will take outputs from Conning's ESG

  • Avoiding the Solvency II train wreck

    07 March 2013

    Not so long ago Solvency II was hailed as the emerging 'gold standard' for setting insurance firms' regulatory capital – but it now bears a closer resemblance to a slow-motion train wreck, says John Hibbert. He identifies the causes of the crisis and speculates on what might be done to avoid repeating the same errors elsewhere.

  • Moody's sees brighter outlook for UK life sector

    07 March 2013

    But RDR, the weak economy and search for investment yield present threats

  • Van Hulle replacement named

    06 March 2013

    New head of unit for insurance and pensions at the European Commission to start on 18 March

  • Eiopa group seeks feedback on internal model guidelines

    06 March 2013

    Stakeholder group to release draft on 16 April

  • UK 'twin peaks' regulation may lead to higher capital costs, warns L&G

    06 March 2013

    But insurer has delivered core components of the Solvency II regime

  • Solvency II for pensions close to being dropped

    06 March 2013

    Five countries have now spoken out against IORP II

  • Tom Leonardi: "We have a terrific system in the US"

    05 March 2013

    Whether at the state, federal or international level, Connecticut insurance commissioner Thomas Leonardi is helping to deliver new regulations. He tells Gloria Gonzalez that the US regulatory framework worked very well during the financial crisis