The rating agency paradox: rewarding those who cut prices…

S&P and AM Best

It is a long-established paradox that the industry’s de facto global regulators – rating agencies AM Best and S&P – use premiums written rather than net exposures relative to capital as a measure of financial strength. The outcome of this approach is that if insurers cut rates in a soft ...

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