Download Life Risk News Volume 2, Issue 5, May 2023
It’s Life Risk News’ first anniversary, and it’s also the first anniversary of trade body the Life Insurance Settlement Association’s (LISA) annual member transaction data report. Greg Winterton spoke to Sherry Duarte, Chair at LISA, John Welcom, Founder & CEO at Welcome Funds, Reid Buerger, CEO at Coventry, and Bryan Nicholson, Executive Director at LISA, to get their thoughts on the latest data in Latest Secondary Market Data Provides More Ammunition for Life Settlement Bulls.
The latest Cost of Insurance-related litigation case in the US was settled out of court in March. Jeffrey Davis spoke to Khai LeQuang, Partner at Orrick in Los Angeles, to get his thoughts on the potential impact of this settlement in Latest Cost of Insurance Litigation Provides Little in the Way of Certainty.
This month’s Roundtable sees Chris Anderson, Head of Bulk Purchase Annuity Consulting at EY, Shelly Beard, Managing Director at WTW, and James Mullins, Partner, Head of Risk Transfer Solutions at Hymans Robertson, offer their thoughts on the outlook – and some of the potential challenges – for the UK Pension Risk Transfer market.
Our first commentary piece this month comes courtesy of Charlotte Gerken, Executive Director, Insurance Supervision at the Bank of England. Gerken recently gave a speech at the 20th Conference on Bulk Annuities in London and this article is an abridged version of said speech, Moderation in All Things.
Last month’s Poll asked Life Risk News readers, Do You Think There Were More Secondary Market Life Settlement Policies Purchased in 2022 Compared to 2021? The consensus was strong.
Our second commentary piece this month comes courtesy of S. Jay Olshansky, Founder and Chief Scientist at Lapetus Solutions. “Bet The Under”: Hedge Fund Manager Makes Costly Mistake tells a cautionary tale about the effect of using outdated mortality tables.
Our Q&A this month features Thomas Deinet, Executive Director at the Standards Board for Alternative Investments. Deinet discusses the SBAI’s work in insurance-linked securities, ESG and alternative credit.
Life settlements advisory firm AA-Partners held a webinar recently, during which it highlighted some of the trends in the life settlement secondary and tertiary markets. Greg Winterton spoke to Beat Hess, Managing Partner, at AA-Partners, about some of the trends that investors should focus on in Life Settlement Market Trends Solid But Investors Should Look Below The Headline Numbers.
I hope you enjoy the latest issue of Life Risk News!
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