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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.

IAIS Materials, IAIS Standards & Guidance, Inclusive Insurance Regulation, Agricultural and Disaster Risk Insurance | 2018

Issues Paper on Index Based Insurances, particularly in Inclusive Insurance Markets

Index-based insurances is defined as insurance contracts in which a claim is defined with reference to a pre-determined index (sometimes also referred to as parametric insurance).  The paper, published on June 18th, focusses on the insurances usually directed at weather related or natural catastrophe event risks, primarily for insurance supervisors who are seeking to enhance financial inclusion in developing markets.

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).

Thematic Reports, Digital Technology, Consumer Protection | 2018
Digital Technology, Consumer Protection | 2018

Let’s cut through the InsurTech noise!

InsurTech developmental traits have been compared to those of a curious and imaginative toddler (!) who pushes the boundariesa herald of the Fourth Industrial Rev

Consultative Forum, Event Reports, Presentations, Regional, Asia and Pacific, Inclusive Insurance Regulation, Digital Technology, Consumer Protection | 2018
Consultation Calls, Consultation Call Reports | 2018

A2ii-IAIS Consultation Call on Innovation Hubs and Accelerators, 22 March 2018

When stimulating innovation, there are limits to what a supervisory authority can achieve alone. Inter-institutional cooperation is a powerful tool for responding to new market trends and for creating a safe space for the launch of new initiatives. This call took a closer look at what those cooperation platforms look like. Case studies were used to explore what the role of the insurance supervisor looks like within them, and pulled together a number of aspects that supervisors might need to consider when pioneering such an approach.

Consultation Calls, Consultation Call Reports | 2018

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