Scor wins early court case against Barclays in Covéa takeover dispute

The French reinsurer is pursuing civil action against Barclays for breach of confidence


Settling a Scor

The fallout between French insurers Scor and Covéa over the latter’s proposed takeover bid quickly erupted into a very public feud, the likes of which are seldom seen. With legal and civil actions commencing soon, how have reputations been affected? Paul Walsh investigates


Scor sues Covéa, Barclays, Rothschild after takeover bid shelved

Covéa takes deal off the table after “hostile attacks”


Ethias offloads guaranteed life policies to Monument Re

Bids goodbye to troublesome First A policies


Lloyd's syndicates issue capital calls exceeding $500m after horror 2017

Insurance pools call on Names to help repair damage


Hastings defends CEO move against potential governance criticisms

Sanguine analysts note a shortage of qualified candidates


LV= appoints fintech expert to non-executive role

Alison Hutchinson also brings senior role experience from Aviva Life UK


The Hartford offloads variable annuities run-off business for $2bn

Ex-Barclays chief Bob Diamond among the buyers


Monument Re buys Belgian life run-off business

Deal with Acathia Capital follows Irish acquisitions


Solvency II's legacy for risk teams is dull, repetitive work

...so chief risk officers (CROs) need to find interesting new work – of which there is no shortage, says Stephen Coombes, interim CRO at Unum UK. He talks to David Walker about how the risk function can evolve to maintain its relevance