Mutualization of Risk

Mutualization of Risk

The spread of risk among several parties. For example, if five investors each put in $200,000, and the total amount of the investment equals $1 million, risk is mutualized because no one investor can possibly lose the whole million.
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No doubt, the regulator sees the mutualization of risk playing a similar role in the domestic marketplace as it has done elsewhere, particularly as the industry grows in size and sophistication," said Anthony Egerton, a partner at Huntington Underwriting Ltd.
Second, in part because of the mutualization of risk resulting from the loss-sharing, the arrangement operates as a system with some of the same kinds of interdependencies that arise in a multilateral netting arrangement.