EU to study impact of regulations on long-term financing

Changes must not jeopardise insurers' ability to invest, Insurance Europe warns


Regulation holding back green investment, says GDV

German insurance association wants rules relaxed for renewable energy and infrastructure investments


Survey reveals rift in Solvency II investment data reporting

Asset managers say they are ready; insurers disagree


Low rates threaten insurers' business models, says Fitch

Insurers will shift business towards protection and annuities products


Solvency II has cost L&G £150m

While RSA predicts additional £20m sum this year


FTSE 350 pension deficits jump in January after RPI decision

£13bn increase despite 6.3% rise in UK stocks


Allianz and HSBC sign 10-year life and pension product deal

Bank will distribute products in Turkey


Learning from Japan's 'lost decades'

With much of Europe mired in a deepening recession, the parallels with Japan's 'lost decades' become ever more acute. Paul Fulcher and Teoman Kaplan explore whether European insurers can learn from their Japanese peers in how to deal with a prolonged state of stagnant economic growth and low interest rates


BlackRock predicts insurance asset reallocation in 2013

Says insurers will replace banks in fixed income asset investment


AllianzGI to launch Europe building fund

Will launch UK fund in Q2