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IAIS classes ILS and cat bonds as traditional insurance activities

19th July 2013

The International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS) has published its assessment methodology and policy measures for global systemically important insurers, or G-SIIs. As we wrote previously, there had been some uncertainty about how insurance-linked securities and catastrophe bonds would be treated, but this has now been clarified.

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Global insurers pose less systemic risk than global banks

11th December 2012

The international insurance and reinsurance think-tank The Geneva Association has been one of the more vocal organisations on the topic of systemic riskiness of global insurers and reinsurers. Back in August they voiced concerns about the International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS) work to identify ‘globally systemically important insurers’ saying that when assessing systemic risk […]

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IAIS proposes policy measures for globally systemically important insurers

18th October 2012

Our regular readers will be aware that we’ve been following the work of the International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS) which has been looking at ways to identify and manage what they term G-SII’s or Globally Systemically Important Insurers. By insurer you can also read reinsurer and any entities involved in re/insurance type business. Of […]

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IAIS to identify globally systemically important insurers, ILS are a factor

31st May 2012

Our regular readers might remember that we wrote about a paper that the International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS) had published in November which provided their thoughts on how the re/insurance industry interacts with the wider financial markets. The paper discussed systemic risk from re/insurers and identified insurance-linked securities and catastrophe bonds as instruments that […]

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