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As insurance-linked securities markets grow potential for systemic risk needs to be monitored

The International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS) have published a follow up to their November 2011 paper on the insurance and reinsurance sectors and whether they contribute to global systemic risk. The latest paper looks specifically at reinsurance and concerns related to whether there are connections between reinsurance and broader read the full article →

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

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 read the full article →

IAIS: non-traditional re/insurance activities increase exposure to financial markets

The International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS) has published a paper today which provides their perspective on the role of the re/insurance industry and its interaction with the wider financial markets. The report suggests that the more re/insurers get involved in non-traditional techniques of risk transfer the more likely they read the full article →