asset backed securities


China insurance regulator allows re/insurers to operate as investment managers

There's been an interesting development in the Chinese insurance and reinsurance market which could open the doors to third-party capital management, issuance of securities including insurance-linked securities (ILS) or catastrophe bonds, hedge fund type business models and re/insurers operating as investment managers. The China Insurance Regulatory Commission (CIRC) has announced read the full article →

SEC’s proposed ABS regulations and their applicability to insurance-linked securities

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has been seeking to bring proposed rules into force regarding new shelf eligibility requirements for asset-backed securities (ABS). The proposed rules seek to enforce greater accountability and enhanced quality around ABS when an issuer uses a shelf registration process. The rules to revise the read the full article →