General insurers in the UK are coming to terms with a growing number of periodical payment orders, which add unfamiliar long-term liabilities to their balance sheets. Reinsurers are offering innovative...
A draft of the Solvency II delegated acts circulated informally within the industry suggests the last liquid point for non-euro currencies could shift, making it harder for insurers to hedge long-term...
European Commission proposals on the credit risk adjustment will fail to prevent balance sheet volatility, say experts
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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.