1070

Key changes needed to IASB's insurance contracts ED

Otherwise, warns Towers Watson, understanding insurers' financial statements will be difficult

1050

Old Mutual chooses economic capital aggregator

The firm purchases Towers Watson's RiskAgility EC

933

Challenges of QIS5 detailed

Towers Watson analyzes the completion difficulties

930

Insurers face challenges from IASB proposal and Solvency II

Not only is the IASB Exposure Draft a big change from the board's earlier proposals, there are also differences between the ED and Solvency II, and the time-frames for the two regimes are inconveniently similar. Towers Watson examines the IASB document in detail.

896

QIS5: "Most of the key issues remain"

This is in spite of a further slight softening of requirements for the industry. Towers Watson summarizes the changes that the final technical specification for QIS5 has made to the draft specification.

893

ViPitech sale to shake up software market?

Algorithmics is boosting its drive into the pension fund and tier 2 & 3 insurance markets after acquiring VIPitech. Competing firms think their own business models give them an edge.

877

Cat risk scenarios not suitable for all firms

Towers Watson summarizes catastrophe task force report

841

Mercer hires van Zyl

Will advise on pension risk management

832

Towers Watson sells VIPitech to Algorithmics

Will help Algo boost its insurance and pension fund solutions

761

Insurers warned again about skimping QIS5 tasks

"Start work before August or cancel your summer holidays," says Towers Watson