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With crisis behind them, insurers mull new regulations

The world’s insurers are facing a new era of international regulation, a topic that will be front and centre when their leaders descend on Toronto in May.

Chief executive officers from global insurance companies that represent $15-trillion dollars (U.S.) in total assets, will meet to discuss their most pressing concerns at a summit organized by industry think tank the Geneva Association (GA). Among the issues on the table: A proposed increase in capital requirements aimed at protecting the businesses against future risk.