Axa France signs €1.3bn longevity deal with RGA

Deal covers 15,000 people


Credit downgrades raise strategic questions for insurers

Investors are questioning the impact of credit downgrades on insurers' Solvency II balance sheets. Hugo Coelho investigates how firms are gauging this risk and why they resist putting a figure on it


UK firms split on interest rate hedging strategy

L&G has put its economic view on the pedestal, moving away from its rivals and challenging analysts who take Solvency II figures more seriously. Callum Tanner reports


NAIC probes Solvency II barriers to US insurers

State regulators consider retaliatory action


One-sided Solvency II equivalence may violate WTO obligations

US Congress calls for legal action if covered agreement negotiations fail


Towergate appoints Brian Hardwick as CRO

Former Chubb CRO to assist in turnaround


Comment: A stunt never tried before

Parting is easy, the problem is to agree on what comes next


Amice elects Poland's Buczkowski as president

CEO of TUW SKOK to stand for three-year term


Solvency II standard formula 'blind' to negative rates

Insurers required to hold insufficient capital against the risk that rates move further down, Morgan Stanley warns


PRA to hold briefing on Solvency II XBRL reporting

EU recognises format as ICT standard while Eiopa releases T4U updates