Monthly Archives: April 2010

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Why ‘expected future profits’ must be treated as tier 1 capital

The role of ‘expected future profits’ in determining a firm’s own funds is attracting much discussion, with suggestions that they should be excluded from tier 1 capital. We believe this is at least in part due to a misunderstanding of their nature – even the term ‘expected future profits’ is misleading and we prefer to refer to them as in-force cashflows.

Why ‘expected future profits’ must be treated as tier 1 capital 2010-04-20T10:10:19+00:00

QIS 5 Technical Specification Risk-free interest rates

We would like to take the opportunity to specify certain aspects of the risk-free interest rate term structure for QIS 5. This technical paper is set out in four sections to cover the aspects of the risk-free interest rate term structure as asked from the European Insurance CFO Forum and CRO Forum.

QIS 5 Technical Specification Risk-free interest rates 2017-05-10T20:05:29+00:00