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Solvency II: 19 UK insurers get green light for internal models
Aviva, Prudential and Society of Lloyds are among a group of UK large insurers to have secured approval from the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) to use internal or partial internal models under the Solvency II directive.
7th December 2015
BoE to name insurers that can use internal models for Solvency II
The Bank of England (BoE) has announced that tomorrow (5 December) it will publish a list of insurers whose internal or partial internal models have been approved for Solvency II.
4th December 2015
Bermuda gains full Solvency II equivalence
Bermuda has been granted full equivalence by the European Commission (EC) to comply with the Solvency II directive.
30th November 2015
Emerging markets: Going for gold
With reinsurers increasingly turning to non-traditional sources of growth, Alexander Hanks asks whether they can find their El Dorado in emerging markets
27th November 2015
Flood Re on course to secure £2.1bn
Flood Re has said it is on track to build its £2.1bn reinsurance protection programme after its first tender was oversubscribed.
24th November 2015
John Butler suggests how big cities can use insurance-linked securities to protect against weather risks
3rd November 2015
Seven emerging risk opportunities for insurers and reinsurers
Insurers and reinsurers could potentially capitalise on seven emerging risks over the next five to 10 years, according to a report.
8th October 2015
Value of European non-life run-off insurance market rises to 247bn euro
The value of the non-life European run-off insurance market has been estimated at 247bn (£181.6bn), 5bn (£3.7bn) more than in 2014.
28th September 2015
Swiss Re agrees to buy Guardian for £1.6bn
Swiss Re has agreed to acquire UK-based Guardian Financial Services for £1.6bn.
25th September 2015
Heineken signs £2.4bn longevity swap with Friends Life
Brewing firm Heineken has offloaded £2.4bn worth of risk associated with a defined benefit (DB) pension scheme in a longevity hedge with Friends Life.
16th September 2015