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Eiopa's Gabriel Bernardino says revised capital charges for securitisations will make long-term investment possible. Industry experts are far from convinced.
New rules on the share of firms' underwriting surpluses that goes to policyholders will have a negative effect on the ability of insurers to accumulate capital
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NAIC chief executive Ben Nelson says proposed bills that would hamstring the ability of the federal government to impose enhanced standards on large insurance firms send a clear message to "back off".
Experts divided on whether external figures alone will count as 'reactive' or whether expert judgements will be incorporated too
At an industry conference on June 12, insurers were joined by supervisors and European policy-makers in expressing concerns about international capital requirements
New guidelines from the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority make clear that insurers will face capital charges for employee pension schemes
Insurers are clamouring for changes to capital charges under Solvency II for long-term investments. But supervisors must be careful to avoid market distortions, says Eiopa chairman
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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