• Communication is the next step in internal model validation

    09 October 2013

    Internal model validation has evolved rapidly in the last three years but the key to getting real value from the process in 2014 is to focus on communication, say Charl Cronje and Tom Durkin

  • Schroders launches ILS fund

    08 October 2013

    Follows Schroders' purchase of Secquaero Advisors in June

  • Chesnara acquires Direct Line's closed life business

    08 October 2013

    Direct Line looking at opportunities to sell new life products

  • Munich Re appoints group CRO

    08 October 2013

    Bernhard Kaufmann succeeds Joachim Oechslin

  • Early warning indicators need further refinement

    04 October 2013

    The UK's Prudential Regulation Authority is currently trialling the use of early warning indicators (EWIs) to monitor the outputs from insurers' internal models. With plans to extend their application across Europe, Russell Ward, Eoin O'Byrne and Lyndsay Wrobel examine how EWIs might perform in practice – and find there is room for improvement

  • Endurance appoints chief actuary

    04 October 2013

    Scott Galiardo promoted to new role

  • Monsanto pays $1bn for weather risk firm

    03 October 2013

    The Climate Corporation's agricultural analytics were the attraction

  • Quick-fix directive to postpone Solvency II to 1 January 2016

    02 October 2013

    Text says delay will be for "one last time"

  • PRA monitoring insurers for reaction to alternative capital influx

    02 October 2013

    But FCA oversees providers of alternative capital, says Julian Adams

  • Rothesay Life completes £484m buy-in with Philips pension fund

    02 October 2013

    More bulk annuity deals completed so far this year than in whole of 2012