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Issues discussed at Data for ERM & Solvency II conference


Fitch cuts outlook on UK life insurance to negative

Recent events create threats for sector


UK annuity sales to slump by more than 50%

Moody's says alternative products will have lower margins


Friends Life implements Moody's proxy generator

Will integrate Friends Life's with-profits business with its existing ALM systems


Resolution sees "considerable work" to meet Solvency II requirements

Life insurance group to rebrand as Friends Life


To call or not to call? Transition to Solvency II poses debt questions for insurers

Morgan Stanley analysis of Solvency II's capital grandfathering rules suggests some insurers' bonds may not be redeemed at first call. But insurers will have to balance their capital needs against their reputation in the debt markets


Aviva announces £500m UK infrastructure investment

Insurer says commitment is a "direct result" of Solvency II


Longevity risk deals plagued by complexity

Longevity transactions are often weighed down by legal complexities, scores of advisers and trustees not sure what they are looking to achieve from the deal, according to panellists at InsuranceERM's Insurance Risk and Capital event


UK insurers pledge £25bn to infrastructure

Six firms to finance UK projects over the next five years


Mark Versey to leave Friends Life

The chief investment officer is set to join Aviva