Commission asks Eiopa for solutions on Solvency II volatility adjustment

Parliament's suggested proposals for triggering “country component” are illegal


IFRS 17 could push life products out of the market

Colin Dutkiewicz warns of the potential implications of the new accounting standard


Beazley's profits halve in 2018

Hurricanes, typhoons and wildfires meant the insurer was hit by severe nat cat claims in 2018


Catco troubles take toll on Markel results

The insurance-linked investment manager unit of Markel has endured a turbulent period


Just's sales surge despite regulatory challenges

Bulk annuity markets provide boost to UK life insurer


Hannover Re adds 15% to P&C volumes in January renewals

The reinsurer is optimistic about growth prospects for its property and casualty portfolio


Legal & General eyes growth in bulk annuity business

But insurer warns the supply of assets in the long term could be challenging


MPs grill Rule and Woods on equity release, ethics and Brexit

The UK parliament's house Treasury Committee yesterday questioned Bank of England chiefs Sam Woods and David Rule on a host of issues, including diversity, management ethics, Brexit - and insurers' treatment of equity-release mortgages. Ronan McCaughey and Christopher Cundy report


UK government reveals methodology for new Ogden rate

Monte Carlo simulation with 1,000 scenarios to help determine personal injury discount rate


Regulatory delay on M&A dents Tryg solvency ratio

But management still happy for buying Alka