IUA says insurers don't need "heavy touch" approach from FSA

Solvency II is adequate for regulating the industry


ORIC looks for trends in insurers' operational loss data

The consortium's research paper examines ways of comparing external losses to firms' internal loss events


Insurers should take a fresh look at their own pension funds

UK Insurers that operate defined benefit pensions can reduce the cost of their regulatory capital if they take a more holistic view, says Yasheen Rajan


CEIOPS releases 23 consultation papers

These form its second set of advice on Solvency II level 2 implementing measures


Renewals reports paint positive capacity picture

Signs of recovery in the financial markets and the lack of big underwriting losses helped


Details released on Babcock longevity swap

With one deal completed, two more for Babcock group schemes are on the cards


Companies catch up on life expectancy assumptions

Firms with the lowest life expectancy assumptions have increased them more than the average


Tests for internal model approval seen as difficult

This is one key message from Watson Wyatt's survey of the UK non-life market


Cat bond market still seeking collateral solution

2009 trends analyzed by Reuters News


ORIC conference tackles data issue

Firms' reliance on the standard formula for op risk is also a concern