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Alte Leipziger welcomes ZZR bill vanishing in 2022

Mutual life unit retrieved €74m from ZZR, after expecting a €250m bill

AIG Holdings Europe adds four inflation stress tests in SFCR

New tests cover stagflation, persistent and transient inflation

"ILS market at a crossroads," says AM Best

Hurricane Ian was a major turning point, rating agency says

PensionDanmark SFCR stress test ponders, 'what if all our customers became Japanese?'

Another scenario involves crashing aircraft full of its policyholders

S&P to release draft capital model in second shot at reform

Rating agency responds to industry demands regarding model update

Generali not in talks to save Eurovita, CEO confirms

Italian life insurer Eurovita is in the midst of a capital crisis

Phoenix chief Andy Briggs confident of M&A outlook following "cups of tea" with executives

Growth in bulk annuities also a driver of growth for UK life insurer

IAIS finalises comparability criteria between ICS and AM

Decision on whether group capital standards produce similar outcomes due in Q3 2024

Lloyd's tells syndicates to focus on volatility around the 1-in-10 return period

Changes in reinsurance markets have created exposure to attritional losses

L&G readies for £20bn pension risk transfer deal

Solvency UK reforms will help broaden asset base, says chief executive Nigel Wilson

Royal London sales up 12% in 2022, completes with-profits consolidation

UK mutual exits over-50s life insurance market as reinsurance costs increase

Just Group's solvency ratio skyrockets to 199%

Higher interest rates and revised longevity assumptions help UK life insurer to hit record

Sam Woods asked: "Would you resign over Solvency II reform?"

The chief executive of the PRA answers MP's questions in a committee hearing

Chinese insurers' solvency falls for second consecutive quarter

Q4 2022 figures all down from Q2/Q3 levels


Insurers caught up in the Swiss roil

The fall of Credit Suisse, hot on the heels of SVB and Signature Bank, has sent insurers scrambling to assess the risks to their portfolios. While the hit seems manageable, Sarfraz Thind asks if there could be worse to come

Cyber risk: has the capital been hacked?

Simon Cartagena and Jasvir Grewal explain how insurers should be thinking about setting their cyber risk capital

Regulators consider capital for climate risk

Insurance regulators are keen to ensure their prudential frameworks properly incorporate climate risk. But whether this should be reflected in capital requirements is proving a difficult question to answer, as Christopher Cundy reports

Gilts crash: a boon out of a crisis for insurers

Another day, another UK financial market crash. But while it has gone wrong for British politics and pension funds, the current crisis may actually benefit insurers in the long run. Ronan McCaughey and Sarfraz Thind report

The path to sustainable cyber insurance

The cyber insurance market is growing rapidly, but demand exceeds current capacity and insurers may lose relevance unless they redefine the risk and improve their modelling. Joshua Geer reports

Ledger Investing aims to crack the casualty ILS code

Led by ex-AIG chief risk officers, Ledger Investing is entering the relative unknown in connecting insurance-linked securities (ILS) investors with casualty risks. Paul Walsh reports