Standard Life Assurance hit by £31m fine

UK conduct regulator criticised annuity sales practices at insurer now owned by Phoenix


Insured natural catastrophe losses "below average" in H1

Research from Aon revealed insured losses from natural catastrophes is decreasing


No-deal Brexit more likely following Johnson's victory

Moody’s reacts to Boris Johnson’s election as Conservative party leader


Insurtech weekly: Greenlight Re; RiskGenius; Palig; British Friendly; Acord

InsuranceERM rounds up the latest developments in the fast-moving world of insurtech


Beazley records 12% premium growth

Growth in premiums was set against a rise in claims, driving the combined ratio to 100%


Eiopa may cut the frequency of insurance stress tests

A discussion paper from Eiopa sets out guidelines to improve future stress test exercises


China extends preferential treatment to Hong Kong reinsurers

Deal helps position Hong Kong as a risk management centre, says Insurance Authority


Dispute over equivalency of actuarial qualifications returns to court

The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries faces appeal over 2018 race discrimination case


PRA consults on rules for group capital eligibility

Subordinated liabilities and preference shares could count towards group own funds


PwC partners with Phinsys on IFRS 17

The software provider and PwC aim to help insurers remove costly manual processes