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Structuring and regulation of assets frustrating investment, say market participants
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Harmonisation of US and global systemic risk frameworks needed as US proposes first Sifis, warns industry think tank
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Concerns Solvency II-based risk-free curve could be distorted by speculators as market begins to adjust ALM hedges
UK regulator urged to reconsider proposed early-warning indicators to reflect better changes in economic conditions and not penalise insurers’ de-risking strategies
Swedish regulator will not make guidelines legally binding on firms
Guidelines 'necessary for convergence' but fears of two-speed implementation
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