InsuranceERM's Most Influential 2015

The personalities shaping risk and capital management in Europe are revealed


Second-hand annuities to provide longevity hedge

Practical hurdles stand in the way of deep secondary annuity market


South African insurers QIS goodbye to easy 2015

South Africa's latest study on the impact of its new solvency regime yielded some worrying results for re/insurers. Christopher Cundy talks to the regulator and market watchers to see what it means for the sector


The pains of standardisation

Insurers planning to use the Solvency II standard formula must convince regulators that it is appropriate to calculate their capital requirements. Hugo Coelho reports on the arguments insurers are putting forward – and what happens if they fail


"The removal of compulsory annuitisation was a huge bombshell"

Neil Cantle, principal at Milliman, reviews the key moments of 2014


A fragile recovery?

Genworth's announcement of a $600m charge related to its long-term care book has once again drawn attention to the sustainability of this market. Yet a closer look reveals a revised product which offers enticing possibilities for insurers, as Marcus Alcock discovers


French health mutuals show fraternité in pillar 3 solution

When an entire sector faces the same issues in complying with Solvency II, collaboration seems a sensible response. France's association of health mutuals has done just that by developing pillar 3 software for its members. Christopher Cundy reports


Royal London hires Milliman to revamp actuarial systems

Largest mutual in UK builds capabilities to accelerate reporting processes


FCA and PRA 'at odds' over with-profits funds

Contingent supporting assets included


Hymans Robertson hires Milliman actuary

Emma McWilliam joins ERM team