TITLE

Protection Plans

AUTHOR(S)
Kostelni, Hugo
PUB. DATE
June 2009
SOURCE
Best's Review;Jun2009, Vol. 110 Issue 2, p72
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses some of the tried-and-true techniques that casualty reinsurance buyers might consider to protect their companies in the U.S. It states that an effective way to mitigate the counterparty credit risk with a reinsurer is to execute a reinsurance transaction on a funds-withheld basis. The author said that quota-share reinsurance is used by mutual insurance companies as a means to finance growth or business without giving up all their profits.
ACCESSION #
42430736

 

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