MetLife puts forward alternative approach to G-Sii designation

NTNI definition could be dropped from G-Sii assessment and replaced by liquidity measures, says insurer

MetLife building in New York
MetLife has proposed fundamental revisions to designation process

US insurer MetLife has criticised two consultation papers from the International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS), calling for fundamental revisions to the methodology for designating global systemically important insurers (G-Siis) and the definition of so-called non-traditional non-insurance activity (NTNI).

Going beyond criticising existing plans, MetLife has proposed alternatives it says better reflect the systemic threat insurers pose. This includes removing NTNI activity from the