Monetary easing in both markets will lower returns
Regulatory change and the proliferation of guarantee products have driven the development of a range of economic scenario generators (ESGs). Here's a detailed look at the different approaches of 11 such models, based on responses from their producers and providers to an InsuranceERM questionnaire.
The directives just won't work, says Prudential Financial vice chairman
While Switzerland, the US and Bermuda are seen as the most important countries in terms of equivalence with Solvency II, other jurisdictions are also pressing ahead in developing similar risk-based regulation. Lorna Davies reports.
Investment and longevity risk transferred in $75m transaction
Latest annual rankings by A M Best are based on assets and on net premiums written
Aviva has joined the Life & Longevity Markets Association, bringing the LLMA's membership to eleven.
Hymans Robertson also predicts surge in longevity swaps in 2011
A lot of horse-trading between Europe and the US will be needed if equivalence is to be recognized for the US under Solvency II. Some European insurers with big operations in the US already have a plan B in place, as Jessica Baylis reports.
Index methodology consultation set for third quarter