RBC stock factor discussions for life companies continue

Connolly, Jim
August 1998
National Underwriter / Life & Health Financial Services;8/3/98, Vol. 102 Issue 31, p51
Reports on efforts to change the formula for calculating common stock risk-based capital (RBC) requirements that could reduce life insurers' RBC requirements for unaffiliated common stock. Concern of regulators on the covariance treatment for common stock; RBC formula for common stock; Terms of the proposed changes.


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