844

Hannover Re expects to gain from Solvency II

Specialty insurers and others will become bigger customers of reinsurers

811

Swiss Re updates Chile loss estimate

Now expects claims to be about $630m

809

Swiss Re issues new cat bond

By Reuters News

807

Bernstein questions reliability of hurricane forecasts

And thinks reinsurance market is "significantly over-capitalized"

785

Aegon appoints UK CFO

Clare Bousfield joints from Swiss Re

779

"The industry is behind Solvency II as a principle"

The problems arise from the calibration that the regulators are asking for, says Raj Singh, Swiss Re's CRO, as he reflects on the lessons of the past 18 months in this interview with Jessica Baylis.

742

Allianz launches third Blue Fin US cat bond

Covers hurricanes in 31 US states

736

Pension risk transfers to reach £15bn in 2010

Deals worth £11bn have been completed in the last year

530

Insurance regulation will stay lighter-touch than the banks'

Insurers came through the financial crisis relatively unscathed and don't pose systemic or liquidity risks, argue Jonathan Hekster and Toby Langley