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Insurers could get exemption from Volcker Rule, but what about ILS issuers?

9th March 2012

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is now considering giving insurers an exemption from the Volcker Rule, which was added as part of Dodd-Frank. The ruling looks to restrict financial institutions from certain types of speculative investment strategies. SEC chairman Mary Schapiro said on Tuesday that they are now considering exempting insurers activities in […]

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SIFMA highlights concern about the Volcker Rule to U.S. regulators

27th February 2012

SIFMA, the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association, have sent a comment letter to the Comptroller of the Currency, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) regarding proposed rules for implementing Section 13 of the […]

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