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Thematic Reports, Event Reports, Latin America, Inclusive Insurance Regulation | 2018

Report: Supervisory Dialogue on the impact of informality on insurance markets - what supervisors can do

This Supervisory Dialogue event provided an overview of how informality is affecting insurance markets, examined the risks and focused on the challenges faced by insurance supervisors as a result.
The event also provided a platform for peer to peer information sharing on the topic. Presentations were made of the approaches taken by supervisors in different regions to encourage formalisation and greater financial inclusion.

Thematic Reports, Africa, CISNA, Asia and Pacific, CEE & Central Asia, Latin America, Global, Inclusive Insurance Regulation, Digital Technology | 2018

Regulating Mobile Insurance - Insurance business via mobile phones: regulatory challenges and emerging approaches

Despite its significant potential, there has been little regulatory and supervisory guidance on m-insurance. The Access to Insurance Initiative (A2ii) commissioned this study in order to address the gap and contribute to the preparation of an International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS) Application Paper on the Use of Digital Technology in Inclusive Insurance (forthcoming 2018).

Consultative Forum, Workshops and Seminars, Briefing Notes, Event Reports, Latin America, Peru, Agricultural and Disaster Risk Insurance | 2017

11th Consultative Forum Briefing Note: Scaling up insurance as a disaster resilience strategy for smallholder farmers in Latin America

Read the Briefing Note to find out what were the key findings and lessons learned from the 11th Consultative Forum which took place in Lima, Peru on November 6, 2017.  

The underlying goal of the Forum was to foster sound policymaking for the development and scaling up of agricultural insurance in Latin America. This was the last of a three-event series organised in 2017 on the topic of agricultural insurance as a tool for disaster resilience in Asia, Africa and Latin America.

Workshops and Seminars, Event Reports, Presentations, Latin America, Digital Technology | 2017
Thematic Reports, Africa, Ghana, Asia and Pacific, Philippines, Latin America, Mexico, Inclusive Insurance Regulation, Market Development | 2017

Proportionality in practice: Distribution

Drawing on the experiences of Ghana, Mexico and the Philippines, the report “Proportionality in practice: Distribution" examines the practical aspects of distribution where insurance supervisors are flexible and adjust certain supervisory requirements in order to encourage the insurance industry to offer insurance to the underserved or those excluded from insurance services while protecting consumers.

 

Thematic Reports, Latin America, Brasil, Peru, Inclusive Insurance Regulation, Consumer Protection, Market Development | 2017

Proportionality in practice: Disclosure of information

The report “Proportionality in practice: Disclosure of information” draws on the experiences of Brazil, Pakistan, Peru and El Salvador and examines the practical aspects of disclosure in which supervisors adopt proportionate regulation in order to encourage the industry to offer inclusive insurance while ensuring consumer protection.

 

Briefing Notes, Latin America, IAIS Standards & Guidance, Inclusive Insurance Regulation | 2017
Partner Publications, Latin America, Colombia, Peru, Market Development | 2016

Microinsurance Network: 'The State of Microinsurance 2016'

The A2ii published an article in the new annual Microinsurance Network publication ‘The state of Microinsurance 2016’. In the article the A2ii gives an overview of its work in Peru, Columbia and Jamaica helping microinsurance market development though supporting the supervisory authorities in establishing an enabling regulatory environment. 

Country Diagnostics, Latin America | 2014
Country Diagnostics, Regional, Latin America, Peru |

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