Governance has biggest impact on ESG risk scores

Fitch Ratings report examines the relevance of ESG elements for financial institutions globally


UK bulk annuity market threatened by pension fund rivals

Pension superfund capital requirements dictate future of market, says Fitch


New Zealand life industry review criticises conduct and culture

Boards and management come under attack


European regulators outline Brexit mitigation measures

As the threat of a no-deal Brexit becomes more likely, some EU countries are stepping up their preparations to ensure service continuity. Cintia Cheong spoke to regulators and governments in five big EU27 markets to find out what they have planned


MPs investigate future of UK's financial services post Brexit

Treasury Committee to explore fintech, while ABI director proposes look at emerging markets


Japan's Nippon Life on M&A path in US and Asia

Fitch highlights “saturated” domestic market as spur for foreign expansion


Fitch and think-tank warn UK insurers about no-deal Brexit

Systematic refusal of valid EU claims will trigger restricted default, Fitch warns


Specialist reinsurer One Re stops accepting new business

All business is now being channelled through two MGAs


Moody's affirms Brexit readiness, transitional deal or not

Rating agency ready for UK authorisation under new regime


German life book consolidation: cultural shift needed

Following the sale of Generali Leben to Viridium, the largest-ever transfer of a German life book, participants are hopeful it will convince doubtful minds and open the door to more deals. Christopher Cundy reports