Aegon boosts solvency ratio after longevity reinsurance deal

Dutch insurer transfers €7bn liabilities to RGA


Shape up "or get out" John Neal tells underperforming Lloyd's syndicates

Lloyd's average combined ratio was 92% in H1 2021


Optimism for large insurers' ability to meet LDTI deadline

US accounting standard less onerous than IFRS 17, says SOA fellow as questions on adoption grow


Flu mortality "zero" this winter, says Reinsurance Group of America CRO

Insurer reports incredible flu data and issues positive guidance on Covid-19 for 2021


Insurance protection gaps: getting over the blame game

Politicians and civil society tend to blame insurers for widening protection gaps. But insurers say governments and regulators must share responsibility. So what can be done to solve what all regard as a growing problem? Christopher Cundy reports from Eiopa's 10th anniversary conference


UK motor policyholders are due a £35 Covid-19 windfall, says consumer group

The Association of British Insurers stressed motorists were benefiting from a competitive motor insurance market


CROs pinpoint climate change as key issue for 2021

InsuranceERM's year-end poll of risk management experts found widespread agreement that climate change would be a key risk and opportunity for the insurance sector in 2021. Paul Walsh reports


ICS capital calculations: onerous, uncertain, but growing in relevance

The global Insurance Capital Standard (ICS) requires yet more modelling work for insurers and some of its rules for calculating capital are vague. It's currently a low priority for insurers and investors, but UK firms in particular should watch closely. Christopher Cundy reports


Experts pinpoint imagination as key to managing board expectations

Collaboration and critical thinking are highlighted at InsuranceERM's EMEA conference


Australia's life insurers in the emergency room

David Walker reports on the suitability, reputational and distribution crises that are destroying the profitability of the country's life sector