Upcoming Events

  • 21.03.2019
    1 day
    Worldwide | Consultation Calls, Global, Digital Technology

    The emergence of supervisory technology for regulators (SupTech) and the use of Big Data, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning among other automated processes for reporting, monitoring and to aid the delivery of regulatory requirements (RegTech) holds the potential to rapidly transform the insurance industry and the financial sector in general. Regulatory bodies are now exploring the benefits of the use of automated systems to analyse and collect data away from traditional channels.

  • 01.04.2019 to 05.04.2019
    5 days
    Trinidad & Tobago | Workshops and Seminars

    We are pleased to announce the Training “Capacity Building for Insurance Supervisors-Leveraging Actuarial Skills”, jointly organised by the International Actuarial Association (IAA), the International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS) and the Access to Insurance Initiative (A2ii) and funded by the UK Department for International Development, will take place in the first half of 2019. There will be trainings for 2 regions, namely Sub-Saharan Africa and the Caribbean.

  • 07.05.2019
    1 day
    Panama City, Panama | Consultative Forum, Workshops and Seminars, Latin America, Agricultural and Disaster Risk Insurance

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    15th Consultative Forum on Inclusive Insurance

    Climate and disaster risk: building resilience, bridging the protection gap

    Tuesday, 7 May 2019

    The Bristol Panama, Calle 49 Este, Aquilino de la Guardia, Panama City, Panama

  • 07.05.2019 to 10.05.2019
    4 days
    Bangkok, Thailand | Inclusive Insurance Training, Asia and Pacific

    We are pleased to announce the Inclusive Insurance Training Program for Supervisors in Asia jointly organised by the Access to Insurance Initiative (A2ii), the ASEAN Insurance Training and Research Institute (AITRI), the International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS) and the Toronto Centre. The training will be hosted by the Office of Insurance Commission Thailand and will take place from 7 – 10 May 2019 in Bangkok, Thailand.

Past Events

  • 31.03.2016
    1h
    Worldwide | Consultation Calls, Market Development

     Innovative approaches to distribution are important to achieve scale and serve low-income groups that traditionally have not had access to insurance. Large client aggregators such as retailers with numerous sales agents and mobile network operators increasingly play an important role in distribution. 

     

  • 14.03.2016 to 18.03.2016
    5 days
    Bangkok, Thailand | Inclusive Insurance Training

    32 middle- to senior level insurance supervisors from 12 countries in Asia participated in the Inclusive Insurance Training Program for Supervisors in Asia that was hosted by the Office of Insurance Commission Thailand.

  • 21.01.2016
    1h
    Worldwide | Consultation Calls, Market Development

    Regulatory incentives to foster the growth of inclusive insurance are important. Regulation needs to be proportionate to the nature, scale and complexity of risks inherent in individual insurance business and strike a balance between “motivating the industry” and “protecting the consumer” if it is going to achieve its intended objectives and expand access to insurance for low income consumers.

  • 26.11.2015
    1h
    Worldwide | Consultation Calls, Digital Technology, Consumer Protection

    Mobile insurance has a huge potential in advancing inclusive insurance markets and has experienced rapid growth in recent years. However, it also brings with it new risks and challenges for insurance supervisors seeking to ensure policyholders are protected from abuse and fraud. Participants on the call will learn more about these risks and discuss potential supervisory responses.  Additionally, different country examples will be shared with participants on the call.

  • 03.11.2015
    1 day
    Casablanca, Morocco | Workshops and Seminars, Event Reports, Consumer Protection

    This forum brought together some 60 high-ranking representatives from insurance supervisory authorities and the industry, with the objective to foster knowledge and understanding in the field of inclusive insurance markets.

  • 24.09.2015
    1h
    Worldwide | Consultation Calls, Financial Literacy

    Participants on the call will discuss the role of insurance supervisory authorities in developing and implementing effective national financial literacy and consumer education strategies. The roles between relevant stakeholders in this process (supervisory authorities, policy-makers and market players) will also be discussed and different examples shared with the participants.

  • 23.07.2015
    1h
    Worldwide | Consultation Calls

    Prudential supervision should be both risk-based and proportionate. These criteria are equally relevant when supervising insurers operating in the conventional insurance market and those providing insurance to the underserved. However, differences in the nature, size, and risk profiles of the insurers involved might mean that traditional prudential supervisory approaches would be inappropriate.

  • 08.06.2015 to 12.06.2015
    5 days
    Lima, Peru | Inclusive Insurance Training

    The International  Association of  Insurance Supervisors (IAIS) has been promoting the alignment of Insurance  Core Principles  (ICPs) with efforts to promote inclusiveness of insurance markets.

  • 27.05.2015 to 28.05.2015
    2 days
    Tunis, Tunisia | Consultative Forum, Workshops and Seminars, Event Reports, Inclusive Insurance Regulation

    The 4th Consultative Forum brought together 60 participants, representing regulatory authorities and insurance industry participants from 24 countries from the Sub-Sahara Africa and Middle East and North Africa (MENA) regions.

  • 21.05.2015
    1h
    Worldwide | Consultation Calls, Inclusive Insurance Regulation

    Actuarial capacity is a challenge in most inclusive insurance markets. It is for this reason that the IAIS in close collaboration with the International Actuarial Association (IAA) will be developing a paper on "approaches to actuarial services in inclusive insurance markets". The paper will aim at providing general guidance on requirements and specific approaches for proportionate actuarial services in inclusive insurance markets that is applicable across jurisdictions.

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