Exception in draft Level 2 text could exclude active funds
Size and tenor of deals grow in importance as illiquidity premium fades
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The perennial challenge for insurers and reinsurers is to make certain that the assets they hold will cover all their present and future liabilities. Traditionally, companies have sought to manage the risk of a shortfall through careful design and pricing...
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European Commission's unofficial Level 2 draft disregards insurers’ calls for the adjustment to be capped
Two months after the landmark political agreement on Omnibus II, MEP Burkhard Balz discusses the thorny issues that did not make it into the directive, spells out his expectations for the level 2 text and gives a warning about the implications of global...
China is the driving force of Sun Life Financial Hong Kong’s business but a lack of hedging instruments is a problem, as its chief executive tells Asia Risk
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Calibration for general insurers and with-profits funds frustrates regulator's progress
In response to industry fears of a collateral crunch, regulators have revised the proposed rules on margining for uncleared over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives.You can find out more by downloading this white paper here.
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