PRA reaffirms restrictions on the recognition of deferred tax assets

Position unchanged, despite lobbying on the risk margin


Internal risk transfer is not tax evasion, insurers say

Industry raises concerns about OECD plans to tackle profit shifting strategies


Towers Watson releases data validation tool

DataValidator assesses quality and provides audit trail


Actuaries should check SFCR reports, says AAE

Actuarial association weighs into debate


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

Standard Life and St James most vulnerable to potential transition


UK watchdog probes conduct at RSA's Irish business

FRC investigates actuaries and accountants


Risky expansion strategies in vogue

AM Best says current environment favours growth outside core expertise


Hedge fund reinsurers face challenge on operating model

IRS proposes regulations to crack down on tax avoidance


The future of appraisal valuations

The contents of actuarial appraisal valuations in M&A situations are set to evolve with the arrival of Solvency II and updated accounting standards. Fergal O'Shea discusses the likely changes and considers how the appraisal reports will remain relevant.


FCA launching study into use of big data

UK regulator takes another look at retirement sales practices in 2015/16