Insurers are more worried about what else regulators might have in store for them rather than how the incoming Solvency II capital rules might impact their business, a survey by actuarial consultants OAC found.
In 20 years, the roles of life actuaries have altered vastly, reflecting changes in regulations, technical methods and the life insurance market itself. Chris OBrien and David Hughes outline the investigation by the IFoA working party to ask what the future holds
Insurers with large liability-hedging programmes should be thinking through the implications of gilt and swap yield movements in the event of a Yes vote for Scottish independence, actuaries Towers Watson warned.
Actuaries have said that the latest government guide to investing in UK infrastructures assets will be of welcome interest to UK life insurers who are keen help boost the economy and improve yields on their assets.