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Securitizing Life Settlement Investments

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As has been widely reported, the Inspector General has released a 450 page report on the SEC’s stunning failure to uncover the Bernard Madoff Ponzi scheme.  Below I have republished some of the more interesting items from the summary portion of the report (emphasis mine).  While we have heard many of the details before, the description of the “egregious” incompetence is still almost unbelievable. To access the whole report, please see OIG Madoff Report .  Chairman Shapiro’s comments, reprinted below, can be found here . **** Selected sections of the Inspector General’s summary The OIG investigation did find, ...
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Wall Street Pursues Profit in Bundles of Life Insurance
After the mortgage business concerns imploded last year, Wall Street investment Sir Joseph Bankses got down seeking for another large idea to do money. They think they may have launched one. The bankers be after to purchase “life settlements,” life insurance policies that poorly and elderly people sell for cash — $400,000 for a $1 1000000 policy, say, depending on the life expectancy of the insured person. So they plan to “securitize” these policies, in Wall Street cant, by packaging 100s or Gs together into bonds. They will then resell those chemical bonds to investors, like large pension monetary resources, who will receive ... market research, surveys and trends
Fraud Alert
Many investors in their 50s and 60s are desperate to bulk up their nest eggs. But they remain skittish about the stock market -- and are frustrated with low interest rates. It's a combination that makes them especially susceptible to fraud. "Anybody who's even thinking about retiring is panicking because they're going to outlive their savings," says Joseph Borg, Alabama's top securities regulator. "Along comes a scam artist with a guaranteed, super-safe deal. It's a perfect storm." State securities agencies have seen their caseloads explode in the past year. And nearly half of ... market research, surveys and trends

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After the mortgage business imploded last year, Wall Street investment banks began searching for another big idea to make money. They think they may have found one. The bankers plan to buy “life settlements,” life insurance policies that ill and elderly people sell for cash — $400,000 for a $1 million policy, say, depending on the life expectancy of the insured person. Then they plan to “securitize” these policies, in Wall Street jargon, by packaging hundreds or thousands together into bonds. They will then resell those bonds to investors, like big pension funds, who will receive the payouts when ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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After the mortgage business imploded last year, Wall Street investment banks began searching for another big idea to make money. They think they may have found one. The bankers plan to buy �life settlements,� life insurance policies that ill and elderly people sell for cash � $400,000 for a $1 million policy, say, depending on the life expectancy of the insured person. Then they plan to �securitize� these policies, in Wall Street jargon, by packaging hundreds or thousands together into bonds. They will then resell those bonds to investors, like big pension funds, who will receive the payouts when people with the insurance die. ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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Life Settlement Securitizations Offer Hedge Funds Efficient Access ...
maintain them before you can even think of securitizing them and getting them rated.” Freeman also emphasized this point, noting that a life settlement ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Credit Suisse
Sep 24, 2009 ... Turning to life settlements, a life settlement securitization transfers the same general type of risks to investors as any other life ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Securitization of Life Insurance Assets and Liabilities
life settlement). The policies purchased by the broker or entrepreneur may be placed in a trust and then securitized for sale to investors. ...
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The impact of Obama healthcare reform on Life Settlement market ...
Economics (7), Equity Markets (3), Education and Schools (2), Mentoring (2), Certification and Licenses (1), Job Search (1), Foreign Investment (1), Staffing and Recruiting (1), Commodity Markets (1), Derivatives Markets (1), Futures Markets (1), Hedge Funds (1) I don't know about short term, but long-term of effects of a social healthcare plan will likely be to increase life expectancy. Consequently, anyone who's already entered into life settlement agreements presently is receiving payments on the basis of living X number of years, and the securities were priced as such. Since they will now live X + Y years, the ...
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Under what conditions may the directors of a company prefer to (a) issue ordinary shares rather than debentures? (b) debentures rather than unsecured notes? (c) to seek overdraft accommodation rather than a fixed loan?" Answer test book answer: http://vig.pearsoned.co.uk:8081/catalog/uploads/FMF_C06.pdf CREDIT Credit is a transaction between two parties in which one, acting as creditor or lender, supplies the other, the debtor or borrower, with money, goods, services, or securities in return for the promise of future payment. As a financial transaction, credit is the purchase of the present use of money with the promise to ...