G-SIIs News

Inclusion on List of Too-Big-to-Fail Insurers May Alter Business Strategy: Fitch

A change to the list of globally systemically important insurers (G-SIIs) suggests the potential for being added to or removed from the list could play a significant role in setting strategy for some major insurers, according to Fitch Ratings. The …

Aegon, Transamerica’s Owner, Added to FSB’s List of 9 Too-Big-to-Fail Insurers

Aegon NV, the Dutch owner of U.S. insurer Transamerica Corp., has been added to a list of insurers deemed systemically important by global financial rule makers, while Italy’s Assicurazioni Generali SpA was removed. The updated list of nine too-big-to-fail insurers was published …

Senate Bill Gives Federal Reserve Flexibility on Systemically Important Insurers

A bipartisan group of U.S. senators is introducing legislation that would give the Federal Reserve more flexibility in regulating systemically important insurance companies such as American International Group Inc. The Senate bill, whose sponsors include Ohio Democrat Sherrod Brown and …

S&P: ‘Systemically Important’ Designations Could Trigger Restructurings of Global Insurers

New requirements that will be imposed on insurers that the Group of 20’s Financial Stability Board has designated to be global systemically important insurers (G-SII) may motivate restructurings of these companies down the road, Standard & Poor’s said in a …

Europe Insurer Trade Group Criticizes Listing Companies as G-SII’s

Europe’s insurers criticized the approach taken by international regulators which named firms considered systemically important as they try to reduce financial risks from the sector. Two global financial watchdogs released a list of nine insurers late on Thursday they said …

PCI Applauds Global Regulators’ Expanded Timeline for G-SII Rules

The International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS) announced that its timetable with the Financial Stability Board (FSB) to develop a means to identify “global systemically important insurers,” or “G-SII’s” for additional regulation has been delayed. It is now looking towards …