Chinese life solvency falls in Q1 despite use of transitional rules

Sales to weaken in 2022 as pandemic lockdowns persist


Insurers happy with UK's Solvency II plans, but capital savings remain uncertain

The government has grabbed positive headlines with its proposals to reform Solvency II, but the industry is cautious about the how they will pan out. Cintia Cheong reports


C-Ross Phase II: risk-based capital with social characteristics

The overhaul of China's prudential rules has introduced adjustments that allow regulatory influence over how insurers underwrite and invest - with the objective of producing a social good, as David Walker reports


China's insurers covered $50bn of "ice and snow" risks in lead-up to Olympics

CBIRC approved 30 policy clauses specifically for the Games in February


Utmost appoints William Coatesworth as head of risk and compliance

Joins life and pensions firm this month


NHBC names Peter Vasey as CRO

Vasey has over 20 years of experience in financial service roles


Lloyd's predicts stable solvency in China as C-Ross Phase II begins

Practitioners expect volatile solvency levels elsewhere in China


Be mindful of ESG expectation gaps, insurers told

Risk experts share tips at InsuranceERM's conference


UK's first pensions superfund to disrupt the bulk annuity market

Regulator approves Clara Pensions, but insurers disapprove