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Disability Insurance Observer: Balance

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The income umbrella (AP photo/Charles Dharapak)
The income umbrella (AP photo/Charles Dharapak)

John Hele, the chief financial officer at MetLife Inc. (NYSE:MET), went to a KPMG insurance conference yesterday and made a little news.

He pointed out that, if financial regulators treat MetLife as if it's really just a bank, as they seem inclined to do, and they apply the Basel III bank capital standards to MetLife, that could give the company an incentive to shorten its assets, according to Bloomberg.

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