The thinking behind Milliman's Mind

Milliman launched its Mind solution for actuarial modelling at the start of this year. Christopher Cundy talks to the lead developer and one of the first users of the innovative solution that bridges the gap to the actuary's favourite tool, Excel


Unipol solvency ratio up on new partial internal model

Streamlining insurance operations continues at Italian group


Swiss groups' solvency levels fall in 2017, analysis finds

Zurich Reinsurance and Echo Rueck among sharpest fallers


Alpha Insurance enters bankruptcy – thanks to lowest of risks

‘Counterparty default’ played minimum role in company’s solvency capital requirement


Insurance groups get in early with public Solvency II documents

Standard Life Aberdeen, Legal & General among UK insurers updating effects of adjustments and transitional measures


Continental giants reveal improved solvency ratios for UK units

Axa and Allianz reveal SCR ratio upticks in pillar 3 reports


Helvetia reveals solvency ratio above 200%

Regulatory coverage rises on hybrid bond issue and market moves


Zurich's reinsurer to pursue internal model

Fall in group SST ratio from 2017 came in at higher end of earlier guidance


IMIF publishes guidance on op risk modelling and insurance purchases

Survey highlights variation in practice across the industry


Aviva offers compensation after preference shares debacle

Backlash from shareholders prompted Aviva to halt cancellation plan