This paper has been developed to advance discussion on the appropriate and effective regulation and supervision of MCCOs.
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This study forms part of a larger project funded by the United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) and managed by the International Labour Organisation (ILO) to promote microinsurance development in several African countries.
Presentation at International Conference "Enabling Microinsurance Markets - Overcoming the challenges for the insurance industry, regulators and supervisors", 03 May 2010 in Berlin, Germany
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
Presentation held during the Microinsurance seminar for policy makers and regulators, Cape Town 20 Sep 2010.
• 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
Scroll down for the Agenda, Presentations and the Closing Remarks.