What's next for the MA and VA?

More than €100bn of capital relief is provided by Solvency II's matching and volatility adjustments, but they are far from uncontroversial. As the European Commission begins to consider reforms, Christopher Cundy reports on the problems and possible solutions


Risk and investment chiefs likely to face climate risk responsibilities

UK insurer boards have regulatory requirement for accountability on climate risk


Rothesay Life's internal model cuts £411m from capital requirement

UK annuity writer changes asset mix, bringing greater matching adjustment benefit


Monument Re strikes Rothesay Life Irish annuities deal

The €140m deal is the latest in a string of acquisitions for the reinsurer


Mortality improvement rates on course to slow

CMI releases its latest mortality projection model


Brexit puts significance of UK insurance under spotlight

Industry bosses rubbish claims that UK may lose its importance


Rumours swirl around ReAssure takeover

Swiss Re’s closed-book life insurer manages more than 3m policies.


Prudential to switch supervisors after M&G demerger

Asian-focused business will no longer be overseen by the UK PRA


Aegon shows qualified interest in Vivat acquisition

But spare capital best applied to in-house units, CFO says


Prudential splits business, sells £12bn annuity portfolio to Rothesay Life - UPDATED

UK and European business to separate from US, Asia and Africa