Financial Services Authority (FSA) proposals on ring-fencing with-profit funds could spell the end for ‘white knight' rescues of distressed funds, market participants are warning.
The proposals, outlined in consultation paper CP12/13, would place new restrictions on with-profit funds, requiring an insurer to treat each fund on the books as a separate ring-fenced entity.
The consultation paper has also prompted criticism that the FSA is gold-plating Solvency II. The main focus of the consultation
The week on Risk.net, July 14–20, 2017Receive this by email