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IAIS Materials, IAIS Standards & Guidance, Inclusive Insurance Regulation | 2017

Implementation and Capacity Building

Implementation of the IAIS’ supervisory material and supporting capacity building efforts of insurance supervisors is key to achieving effective and globally consistent supervision of insurance. These pages contain information on the IAIS assessment programme and surveys, as well as key capacity building tools such as the Core Curriculum.  

 

To access the Implementation and Capacity Building please click here.

IAIS Materials, IAIS Standards & Guidance, Inclusive Insurance Regulation | 2017

Application Papers

Application Papers provide additional material related to one or more ICPs, ComFrame or G-SII policy measures, including actual examples or case studies that help practical application of supervisory material. Application Papers could be provided in circumstances where the practical application of principles and standards may vary or where their interpretation and implementation may pose challenges Application Papers can provide further advice, illustrations, recommendations or examples of good practice to supervisors on how supervisory material may be implemented.

IAIS Materials, IAIS Standards & Guidance, Inclusive Insurance Regulation | 2016

Issues Papers

Issues Papers provide background on particular topics, describe current practices, actual examples or case studies pertaining to a particular topic and/or identify related regulatory and supervisory issues and challenges. 

IAIS Materials, IAIS Standards & Guidance, Inclusive Insurance Regulation | 2017

Guidance Papers

Under its supervisory material, the IAIS publishes Guidance papers. You can access the papers here. 

IAIS Materials, IAIS Standards & Guidance, Inclusive Insurance Regulation | 2017

ICP on-line tool

The ICP on-line tool provides a convenient and flexible access to the IAIS ICP material. 

IAIS Materials, IAIS Standards & Guidance, Inclusive Insurance Regulation | 2017

Insurance Core Principles

The Insurance Core Principles updated November 2017, includes Insurance Core Principles as adopted by the IAIS.

Consultation Calls, Consultation Call Reports, Consumer Protection | 2017
Consultation Calls, Consultation Call Reports, Agricultural and Disaster Risk Insurance | 2017

22nd A2ii-IAIS Consultation Call on "The Importance of Insurance Regulation in Disaster Resilience", 18 May 2017

There is growing awareness of the exposure of countries, private and public sector entities and individuals to potentially crushing economic loss as the result of natural disasters. There is also a recognition that the insurance sector has an important role to play in helping to assess risk, promoting loss prevention and mitigation and in risk financing for sovereigns, sub-sovereigns and others. This call explored the important role that insurance regulation plays in facilitating the deployment of insurance sector resources at the macro,  meso  and micro level in a

Consultation Calls, Consultation Call Reports, Market Development | 2017

21st A2ii-IAIS Consultation Call on "Measuring insurance development: beyond the insurance penetration rate", 23 March 2017

The insurance penetration rate is traditionally calculated based on total premiums as a percentage of Gross Domestic Product (GDP). This has served as a useful high-level measure of insurance development, while providing a good basis for international comparison. However, supervisors pursuing more specific policy goals, such as financial inclusion or client value, may find that this measure on its own does not provide enough meaningful information to guide policy strategies.  

Consultation Calls, Consultation Call Reports, Inclusive Insurance Regulation, Market Development | 2017

20th A2ii-IAIS Consultation Call on "Reinsurance", 26 January 2017

In response to requests from the IAIS Executive Committee as well as Latin American supervisors the next A2ii-IAIS Consultation Call will be on the topic of reinsurance. The call focused on reinsurance from a host jurisdictions perspective and will examine questions around enforcement of contracts, direct and indirect supervision of reinsurers and contract oversight among other issues.

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