ERM-128-17: The Breadth and Scope of the Global Reinsurance Market and the Critical Role Such Market Plays in Supporting Insurance in the United States


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Reading Source:
https://www.treasury.gov/initiatives/fio/reports-and-notices/Documents/FIO%20-%20Reinsurance%20Report.pdf

Topics Covered in this Reading:

  • Introduction
  • Brief History of Reinsurance
  • Definition and Forms of Reinsurance
    • Treaty Defined
    • Forms of Reinsurance
  • The Purpose and Importance of Reinsurance
    • Uses of Reinsurance
    • The Importance of Reinsurance
  • Regulation of Reinsurance in the United States
    • Direct Regulation
    • Indirect Regulation
    • Federal Involvement in Reinsurance and Industry Oversight
    • Credit for Reinsurance Collateral Reform
  • Global Reinsurance Markets
    • The US Insurance Sector as Purchasers of Reinsurance
    • Global Suppliers of Reinsurance
    • Increasing Capital Markets Convergence with Reinsurance
  • Conclusion