Extrapolation method changed following concerns Smith-Wilson method impractical
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A row has broken out in the US between regulators and insurers over the level of reserves insurers must legally hold against their life products. As regulators crack down after the financial crisis, insurers say the requirements they are making are too...
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In recent months, the buzz around Brussels has been the potential for a further delay to Solvency II. The European Parliament has now added its weight to those arguing for some form of postponement. This followed proposals put forward earlier in the year...
This paper discusses a number of diverse considerations that risk managers need to incorporate into their thought processes and recurring procedures if they are to fulfill their role more effectively in the future
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