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IAIS Materials, Miscellaneous | 2013

FINAL A2ii IAIS Announcement self assessment

The International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS) and the Access to Insurance Initiative (A2ii) have launched the Self-Assessment and Peer Review (SAPR) on Regulation and Supervision supporting Inclusive Insurance Markets. This SAPR assesses the supportiveness of supervisors to the cause of enhancing inclusive insurance markets.

Partner Publications, Regional, Africa, Uganda, Inclusive Insurance Regulation, Market Development | 2013
Briefing Notes, Inclusive Insurance Regulation, Market Development | 2013
Toolkits | 2013

Toolkit 3: Self-assessment and peer review process

The International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS) and the Access to Insurance Initiative (A2ii) have launched the Self-Assessment and Peer Review (SAPR) on Regulation and Supervision supporting Inclusive Insurance Markets. This SAPR assesses the supportiveness of supervisors to the cause of enhancing inclusive insurance markets.

Partner Publications, Africa, Niger, Inclusive Insurance Regulation | 2013

Towards Inclusive Insurance In Nigeria. An Analysis of The Market and Regulations

In general, there is limited public awareness of insurance in Nigeria, and distrust by those who are aware of it, particularly in urban areas. There is plenty of room for improving business practices towards consumers and innovating to serve the retail and microinsurance segments. The very low penetration of insurance coupled with a large and growing population and economy, represent an attractively large potential market. The top priority for creating an inclusive insurance sector in Nigeria is improving public confidence, trust and awareness.

Partner Publications, MENA, Consumer Protection, Market Development | 2013

Country Diagnostic Algeria Executive Summary French-English

With a view to improving the employment situation, particularly with regard to young people, the Algerian Government is committed to promoting the development of a competitive private sector, with a focus on very small, small and medium-sized enterprises, which currently employ 70% of the labour force in the formal sector. It is with this goal in mind that the study examines the current situation, the environment and the supply and demand sides of the market.

Partner Publications, Consumer Protection | 2013

Discussion Paper Consumer Protection in Microinsurance

Microinsurance markets are growing rapidly. New providers enter the market, offering innovative products and/or employing innovative provider models. Innovations can lead to new consumer protection needs, and also have a tendency to aggravate existing challenges of asymmetric information, market power imbalances and other imperfections that are typical for insurance products in general and are worse when poor and illiterate consumers are concerned.

Partner Publications, Financial Literacy, Consumer Protection | 2013
Consultative Forum, Briefing Notes, Global, Inclusive Insurance Regulation, Market Development | 2013