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Insurance-Linked Securities (ILS)

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Where insurance meet capital markets

US National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) define Insurance-linked securities as "products of the rapid development of financial innovation and the process of convergence between the insurance industry and the capital markets." 

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Mieux connaître les titres liés à l’assurance (Insurance-Linked Securities, ILS)

Avec la BRI, de nouvelle infrastructures permettant une meilleures connectivité ont vu le jour. Mais, les désastres naturels menacent les projets d’infrastructures et peuvent créer de graves crises économiques. Pour limiter ce risque, il existe les insurance-Linked Securities (titres liés à l’assurance), mais les pouvoirs locaux doivent mieux connaître cet outil. L’écart de protection, -la différence entre les pertes économiques et les pertes assurées-, est une illustration brute du fonctionnement du marché de l’assurance et du travail des responsables de la gestion des risques. Des lacunes de protection existent sur

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Narrowing the Education Gap and Insurance-Linked Securities (ILS)

With the BRI, new infrastructure have been constructed. But natural disasters can threaten large infrastructure projects and create financial turmoil in developing countries along the new Silk Road. Insurance-Linked Securities can mitigate this risk, but local authorities need to know more about this tool. The protection gap, the difference between economic and insured losses, is a damning reflection on both the insurance market and those responsible for managing risk. Protection gaps exist in both developed and emerging markets, but where catastrophe risk coverage is around 35% in developed markets, it is

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Hong Kong ILS regulatory regime effective, ironing out implementation details

ARTEMIS: Changes to Hong Kong’s insurance and reinsurance market regulation came into effect on March 29th, including the new regulatory regime for insurance-linked securities (ILS) business. The Insurance Authority (IA) of Hong Kong has been working hard to put in place the necessary regulatory and tax regime for insurance-linked securities (ILS) issuance and business to be undertaken in the the Special Administrative Region. As we previously explained, the Government of Hong Kong revealed its plans for an ILS grant scheme that will cover around US $1.6 million of costs for issuers

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