UK reveals Solvency II applications for MA, VA and transitional deductions

Matching adjustment is as popular as volatility adjustment


Lloyd's CROs create new committee

Chaucer's Penny Shaw to chair LMA's chief risk officer group


Markel receives green light to operate in Dubai

Will relocate to Lloyd's Dubai operation


Markel appoints risks MD

Hastings replaces Armes


Acquisition activity set to increase as Solvency II drives capital optimisation

With Solvency II looming large on the horizon, insurers are taking a hard look at the capital efficiency of their businesses and are likely to dispose of portfolios that don't meet the grade.