Influx of new swap intermediaries and improved risk modelling to spur expansion
Lack of clarity on Solvency II dampening investor interest, while Swiss insurers reap benefits of stable regime
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Regulatory solutions 'must account for local conditions', they say
Difficulty interpreting rules threatens usefulness of results to policy-makers
European Commission confirms new head of insurance and pensions unit
Provisions would prevent common funds structures and reduce diversification benefits, say insurers
Extrapolation methodology must be robust and allow insurers to manage solvency positions, says Insurance Sweden
Firms seek short-term opportunities before directive implemented
Long-term solution to discount rate needed due to Solvency II delays, says regulator
Lloyds Bank one of a number sourcing assets from smaller institutions to meet demand from insurers
Exposure to collateralised loan obligations, infrastructure finance and high-yielding bank loans set to increase
Sovereign-guaranteed loans provide yield boost for insurers
Third-party solutions increasingly sought by firms seeking reinsurance and retrocession
But questions remain over cost and complexity of regulator's proposals
Concerns that technical specifications may be released only days before assessment is launched
Geneva Association research shows proposals for regulating systemically risky insurers are'misguided'
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