Scottish Widows enters annuity market with £400m buy-in

Annuity provider beats six insurers to seal maiden deal with Wiggins Teape


Insurers plan expansion of MA portfolios

Original applications downsized to reduce risk of rejection, says KPMG


More than 170 delegates expected at Insurance Risk & Capital

Third edition of InsuranceERM's conference takes place in three weeks


Speed becomes vital in cyber attack responses

In part 2 of this feature on cyber attack and the EU's data breach law, Asa Gibson reports on how insurers are responding to the threat


EU data breach law puts risk managers on edge

The EU is debating laws that would force companies to report data breaches within 72 hours of detection. Asa Gibson asks what this means for insurers


Astra declared insolvent

Lack of cooperation by main shareholders sealed insurer's fate


Astra edges towards bankruptcy

Romanian insurer fails to attract investment


Portability key to sustainable cyber security

Consider ability to upgrade when replacing legacy IT systems, says Jason Sahota


Insurers' growth inhibited by a failure to innovate

Almost half of insurers have no formal innovation strategy, says KPMG


IMIF releases guidance on adding value to model validation

Proposes control mechanism for Solvency II risk models