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Aims to win over all the major brokers in the London Market
Turner says insurers aren't systemically similar to banks
Urges market participants to make their own credit assessments
Joins other industry participants in Global Earthquake Model
Bill Robertson joins from Aegon
A lot of horse-trading between Europe and the US will be needed if equivalence is to be recognized for the US under Solvency II. Some European insurers with big operations in the US already have a plan B in place, as Jessica Baylis reports.
And thinks reinsurance market is "significantly over-capitalized"
Insurers came through the financial crisis relatively unscathed and don't pose systemic or liquidity risks, argue Jonathan Hekster and Toby Langley
The financial crisis hasn't dented re/insurers' capital too badly. Sources of capital remain to be tapped. But pray for a light hurricane season, says Helen Yates.