Industry welcomes PRA's update on equity release mortgages

Practitioners happy with extra 12 months before implementation


PRA provides more clarity on equity release mortgages

But UK regulator also makes important concessions in policy statement


Eiopa's Gabriel Bernardino talks Brexit, Solvency II and sustainability

The chair of Europe's insurance authority was interviewed by Christopher Cundy at this week's Insurance Risk & Capital EMEA conference. In this Q&A he discusses priorities for the year ahead and how Eiopa's powers are likely to grow


BaFin rejects church insurer's solvency rescue plan

Caritas's Pensionskasse was struggling with ZZR


Environmentalists slam US insurers for backing coal

Asia-Pacific firms fare slightly better; Swiss Re and Axa earn top marks


IFoA under fire on equity-release mortgage valuation

Second paper from Buckner and Dowd highlights role of actuarial body in promoting approach


XL's adoption of Axa climate policy will cost €100m in premiums

No more underwriting of coal and oil sands business


Monte Carlo modelling favoured for equity release mortgages

InsuranceERM reports from IFoA conference in Liverpool


Generali plans €1bn investment in innovation and digital transformation

Italian insurer sets vision for a tech-enabled, lifetime service to customers


UK commissions equity release mortgage research

IFoA and ABI project will investigate appropriate methods for valuing ERMs