Pain Relief

Merchant, Shanker; Altman, Jeffrey
August 2010
Best's Review;Aug2010, Vol. 111 Issue 4, p35
Trade Publication
The author comments on ways on how to address the risk brought by the decline of risk-based capital ratios in the U.S. To solve the problem, the author suggests to apply captive reinsurance technique to all types of assets. He adds that with the scheme, companies can reduce their risk-based capital requirement on toxic assets, retain their reinsured business profit and improve their financial strength ratings.


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