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ILS and cat bond issuers may escape commodity pool designation

13th December 2012

Back in October we wrote about an issue that had arisen which could affect issuers of catastrophe bonds and insurance-linked securities due to changing regulation in U.S. financial markets. Under the Dodd-Frank Act the definition of a ‘commodity pool’ was being expanded to include any entity which operates to trade in swaps. At the same […]

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Munich Re and Tokio Marine in catastrophe swap deal

27th April 2009

Munich Re and Tokio Marine Nichido Fire have closed a private catastrophe swap deal based on the Risk Management Solutions (RMS) Paradex-Europe Windstorm industry loss index. This transaction brings the total notional amount of risk transferred using Paradex to in excess of $250m. Having indices of losses available (via third-party sources) which can be utilised […]

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