Insurers push for dual-rate approach to Ogden

The change in the Ogden rate prompted surprise and disappointment from insurers. Their hopes for a fairer settlement are now pinned on the next round of reforms, as Christopher Cundy and Paul Walsh report


Insurtech weekly: Cytora; MetLife; VitalityHealth; Akinova; BlockClaim

InsuranceERM rounds up the latest developments in the fast-moving world of insurtech


Gauke: Ogden decision leaves a “reasonable margin” of prudence

Personal injury discount rate of -0.25% means less chance of claimants being under-compensated


Buckner and Dowd challenge equity-release mortgage valuations

In-depth investigation argues for recalibration of assumptions and market-consistent approach


AMP life insurance sale on the brink of collapse

Intervention from the Reserve Bank of New Zealand has thrown the deal into doubt


PIC on path to issue RT1 debt

Boost to capital needed for business expansion


Mapfre seals giant Chinese infrastructure partnership

The Spanish insurer will collaborate with China Re on the Chinese Belt and Road Initiative


What's next for the MA and VA?

More than €100bn of capital relief is provided by Solvency II's matching and volatility adjustments, but they are far from uncontroversial. As the European Commission begins to consider reforms, Christopher Cundy reports on the problems and possible solutions


UK large firms to disclose climate information

The ABI says insurers can be transparent as government launches Green Finance Strategy


Chubb to exclude coal from underwriting and investment

Decision will impact at least $10m of assets