Life insurers, such as Old Mutual, mostly want to get on with the boring business that actuaries do: calculate life expectancies, craft and sell policies, and invest the funds.

For Old Mutual the first prize in the battle with Peter Moyo would be to have the case thrown out on Tuesday morning. Then it can wrap up the divorce with the former CEO on the terms that were set down in Moyo's contract and it can get on with its business...

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