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FDIC Banking Review

2003 Volume 15, No. 1

Catastrophe Securities and the Market Sharing of Deposit Insurance Risk | HTML
by Kevin P. Sheehan

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and the property/casualty insurance industry have both faced a considerable increase in concentration risk over the past several decades. Property/casualty insurance companies have attempted to address their increased exposure through reinsurance, using either conventional reinsurers or innovative market instruments. The article examines a number of issues the FDIC will face if it takes a similar approach to reducing its exposure to large-bank failure.

Risk Assessment: Results of an International Survey of Deposit Insurers | HTML
by Jane F. Coburn and John P. O'Keefe

The authors summarize and discuss results of a Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation survey of foreign deposit insurance organizations. The article focuses on risk-assessment practices of these deposit insurance organizations.

Recent Developments Affecting Depository Institutions | HTML
by Lynne Montgomery

This regular feature of the FDIC Banking Review contains information on regulatory agency actions, state legislation and regulation, and articles and studies pertinent to banking and deposit insurance issues.

Banking Review - 2003 - Vol. 15 No. 1, Full Edition
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Chairman Donald E. Powell

Director, Division of Insurance and Research Arthur J. Murton

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