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IAIS Materials, IAIS Standards & Guidance, Inclusive Insurance Regulation, MCCOs | 2010
Country Diagnostics, Africa, Ethiopia | 2010
Event Reports, Regional, Consumer Protection | 2010
Partner Publications, Presentations | 2010

Informal Insurance

Presentation about options and examples for formalising informal insurance markets, held at the Meeting on Microinsurance – Promoting Successful Regulatory and Supervisory Approaches for Increased Access to Insurance 6–8 July 2010 Basel, Switzerland

Country Diagnostics, Latin America, Brasil | 2010

Brazil Country Diagnostic: "Microinsurance in Brazil. Towards a strategy for market development"

This report was commissioned by Funenseg and CNSeg, the Brazilian insurance school and insurance industry association respectively, as an independent assessment of the
microinsurance market in Brazil, the drivers of its development and how this development has been shaped by regulation. It proposes a strategy for the further development of the microinsurance market, with specific focus on regulatory strategy and design.

 

Event Reports, Asia and Pacific, Philippines | 2010

Access to Insurance Policy Seminar for Regulators and Supervisors

On November 9th, 2010 as part of the 6th Annual Munich Re Foundation - Microinsurance Network (MIN) Conference, the Access to Insurance Initiative (the Initiative) hosted a seminar for senior insurance sector policymakers, regulators and supervisors in Manila. It was attended by 55 representatives from 20 countries, as well as a number of members of the IAIS-MIN Joint Working Group. This report summarizes the highlights.

Partner Publications, Africa, Ghana | 2010

Creating an Enabling Legal and Regulatory Environment for Microinsurance in Ghana

The Microinsurance Policy Paper maps out the National Insurance Commission‟s (NIC) future path in the regulation and supervision of microinsurance in Ghana. It spells out the strategic approach chosen, and the principles and key elements underlying this process. In so doing, the Paper makes policy recommendations that lay the foundations for the drafting of a legal and regulatory framework aimed at enabling the microfinance market to develop in a sound and customer-oriented environment.

Partner Publications, Presentations, Africa, South Africa, Presentation | 2010

The South African Microinsurance context

Presentation held during the Microinsurance seminar for policy makers and regulators, Cape Town 20 Sep 2010. The presentation gives an overview of South African low-income insurance markets: the funeral insurance market, credit life market, shows various types of microinsurance innovations and models, and describes current key challenges.

Partner Publications, Presentations, Africa, South Africa, Presentation | 2010

The (Past and) Future of Microinsurance Regulation in South Africa

Presentation held during the Microinsurance seminar for policy makers and regulators, Cape Town 20 Sep 2010.

Content:
• Policy Making101–high level conceptual issues
• Drilling down–the technical detail
• South Africa–what is microinsurance & why do we need it?
• Proposed regulatory environment
• Market Impact
• Policy process – past, present, future

Partner Events, Partner Publications, Presentations, Presentation | 2010

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