5151

Brit strengthens catastrophe cover

Net exposure to disaster scenarios falls

5081

Asia helps push Prudential to $2.6bn interim profit

Remains concerned over impact of Solvency II

5071

Prudential and Rothesay Life complete billion-pound longevity deal

Fourth deal between counterparties since 2011

4941

Hannover Re balances shrinking American market with Asian growth

Absence of major losses boosts underwriting result

4901

Risk elephants are lurking in your business

Despite the great efforts that go into identifying and managing risks, there are some ever-present hazards that just do not get the attention they deserve. A recent IFoA working party sought to find out more about these elephants in the room. Christopher Cundy reports.

4921

Standard Life cashes in on UK pension reforms

Group reaffirms concerns about potential impact of Scottish independence

4911

AIG cracks the whip on capital management

Valedictory quarter for CEO Benmosche

4881

Captive rule-tightening could backfire, warns Fitch

Harsh requirements could lead US corporate captives to be moved offshore

4871

EU and US to negotiate deal on reinsurance collateral

Agreement to reduce collateral requirements expected by end 2014

4861

Berkshire Hathaway's insurance business pales after bumper 2013

Earnings from underwriting fall 40% in first half