Time to engage with recovery and resolution planning

The blueprints for recovery and resolution planning are still in development, but insurers of significance to both the global and domestic markets would do well to pay attention now, as David Strachan explains


Prudential appoints new group CRO

Pierre-Olivier Bouée to replace John Foley


UK pension fund buy-in deals could reach £5bn in 2013

Market shifts in favour of bulk annuity deals


Nine global systemically important insurers named

The Financial Stability Board's designation of systemically risky insurers has brought howls of protest from the industry, but the impact on the nine firms is not easy to gauge. Christopher Cundy reports


MetLife in line for systemically important designation

CEO says firm is no threat to financial system


Prudential Financial appeals "systemically important" designation

No word on whether AIG is also appealing


PRA appoints Prettejohn to board

Will resign from L&G's board before taking up post


AIG and Prudential Financial named "systemically important" by US

Firms will be subject to stricter supervision and regulation


On the road to common standards for group capital

A recent Geneva Association report revealed some surprises in the capital management of global insurance groups – and a reluctance to rush towards global standards. Co-author Kathrin Hoppe explains to Christopher Cundy


Prudential still considering HQ move because of Solvency II

Directive cost firm £48m in 2012