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Japanese Insurer Tokio Marine Says Greensill Obtained Policies Fraudulently

Companies linked to insolvent British financier Lex Greensill obtained insurance fraudulently, insurer Tokio Marine said on Monday, adding it did not plan to pay out on the policies and would “vigorously defend” itself against any legal claims. Greensill’s supply chain …

Credit Suisse Preparing Further Insurance Claims for Greensill-Linked Funds

ZURICH — A first insurance claim has been filed and more are being prepared in Credit Suisse’s efforts to recover funds from its insolvent supply chain finance linked to Greensill, the Swiss bank said on Tuesday. The collapse of Credit …

Zurich Insurance Sees Limited Greensill Exposure

LONDON/ZURICH — Zurich Insurance does not expect to have a major exposure to the failure of supply chain financing firm Greensill Capital, the insurer’s chief financial officer said on Wednesday after it reported solid first-quarter earnings. Greensill Capital lent money …

Greensill Insurance Mystery Turns Up the Heat on Credit Suisse

Credit Suisse told investors the debt in its $7.3 billion finance fund was low risk because it was insured but the bank failed to ensure the policies would pay out, two sources told Reuters. When Japan’s Tokio Marine, the company …

Loose Lips and FX Tips: How Chats Cost Banks $1.2 Billion

Talk may be cheap, but in currency traders’ chatrooms, at least, improper messages can be very expensive for their companies. In instant message groups with names such as “Semi Grumpy Old Men” and “Three Way Banana Split” up to nine …