Swiss Re resigned to G-Sii designation – Brahin

Reinsurer ready to meet additional requirements

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Philippe Brahin, Swiss Re

Swiss Re accepts that it will be named a global systemically important reinsurer (G-Sii) and will not contest the designation, according to Philippe Brahin, Zurich-based managing director. The reinsurer is in a strong position to meet additional requirements for systemically important firms, he says, in an interview with Risk.net.

Asked if Swiss Re will be contesting designation by the Financial Stability Board (FSB) as a G-Sii, Brahin, who is head of group qualitative risk management, says: "We