Standard Life Solvency II ratio at 162%

Business is stronger than the headline ratio suggests, management says


UK reveals Solvency II applications for MA, VA and transitional deductions

Matching adjustment is as popular as volatility adjustment


Raj Singh on Solvency II launch celebrations

Data requirements and regulatory uncertainty posed the biggest challenges to the industry, says Standard Life's chief risk officer


Twenty UK insurers await news on Solvency II internal model application

PRA expected to announce decisions over the weekend


InsuranceERM/Towers Watson Risk Technology Report

Senior risk and capital executives share their thoughts on risk technology, the pressures the industry faces, downsides of adopting new technology and the future shape of the industry.


More than 170 delegates expected at Insurance Risk & Capital

Third edition of InsuranceERM's conference takes place in three weeks


Dutch insurers derailed by Solvency II surprises

Setbacks in internal model approvals have put a strain on Dutch insurers' plans for Solvency II and raised fears that the European industry is less prepared than it thinks, Hugo Coelho reports


Standard Life "will remain an insurer and asset manager"

But insurance accounts for only 5% of profit


Mutuals find a new path to share capital

The UK's mutual insurers are eagerly awaiting the outcome of negotiations on legislation that could help lead a revival of the sector. Asa Gibson reports


Insurers face 25% drop in fees from pension tax shake-up

Standard Life and St James most vulnerable to potential transition