IFRS 17: what insurers dislike from the final consultation

The treatment of reinsurance accounting under IFRS 17 appears to be the most consistent complaint from re/insurers, but deciding when the standard should take effect continues to generate disagreements among stakeholders. Cintia Cheong reports


Credit ratings of three UK insurers under threat with hard Brexit

S&P would examine firms’ sovereign resilience


L&G crystallises £930m buy-in for Tate & Lyle

Bulk annuity markets heading for record-breaking year


Allianz strikes L&G and LV= GI deals

The transactions would give Allianz 12m UK GI customers


Mortality improvement rates on course to slow

CMI releases its latest mortality projection model


L&G piles on the profits as pension de-risking business blossoms

Investment management division hits £1trn in assets under management


Caution urged over interpreting ONS figures on UK life expectancy

Longevity experts explain how slowdown in life expectancy improvements will impact insurers


Legal & General claims largest ever UK bulk annuity deal

Transaction with British Airways pension scheme valued at £4.4bn


L&G eyes larger mortality reserve release

H1 2018 profits hit by worse investment results


Equity release mortgages: stopping the roof falling in

The Prudential Regulation Authority has shaken up life insurers by proposing new assumptions around the valuation of ERMs. The more prudent approach seeks to avoid a potential disaster if house prices stagnate or crash, but the impact on insurers could be serious. Christopher Cundy reports