Adams advises firms on future use of models

Insurers will be responsible for IM appropriateness after approval, says FSA


Insurers could cope with Grexit

But only if it's orderly, says Fitch


Half of UK insurers will change model ahead of Solvency II

Movement both ways between internal models and standard formula, Deloitte survey finds


South Africa, Israel, China and others keen on transitional equivalence

Eiopa says only Bermuda, Switzerland and Japan likely to gain SII equivalence by 2014


Hiscox lambasts Brussels' bureaucrats and FSA

Robert Hiscox says the UK insurance industry is being "suffocated by the infliction of exaggerated standards on a pretty healthy industry," and he pleads for a Bank of England deputy governor to be responsible for insurance. Lorna Davies reports


Lloyd's emerging markets expansion could be risky

Fitch points to last year's Asia-Pacific losses


EU states still "pursuing own agendas"

Despite EU legislation dominance, says Guy Carpenter MD


Growth expected in UK life insurance

But general insurance sector "area of concern", say CBI and PwC


Asia seeks to marry best of Solvency II with local insurance needs

Some large Asian insurers are raising the level of their risk and capital management to reflect key elements of Solvency II but in its detail the directive represents a European framework and may not fit all requirements of Asian markets, as Graham Handy, Philip Rodd, Russel Lok and Sumit Narayanan explain


Australia, Chile and Israel interested in SII equivalence

European Commission has asked for seven countries to be assessed by Eiopa