Institute of International Finance (IIF) News

Financial Repression’s Unintended Consequences: Swiss Re Market Consensus

Swiss Re has issued a statement, following a meeting with senior private and public sector market participants on June 16, entitled “Financial repression – the unintended consequences.” The statement said that in order to “identify the most concerning implications,” Swiss …

IIF Report Concludes Capital Curbs on Insurers Will Add to Government Burden

Proposed curbs on insurers aimed at preventing a repeat of AIG’s 2008 taxpayer bailout could raise the cost of insurance, making more people dependent on the state, a finance sector lobby group said. “As currently designed, there is a high …