InsurTech – Rising to the Regulatory Challenge | A summary of IAIS-A2ii-MIN Consultative Forums 2018 for Asia, Africa and Latin America

Over the course of 2018, the International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS), the Access to Insurance Initiative (A2ii) and Microinsurance Network (MiN) organised three Consultative Forums on the topic of 'InsurTech - rising to the regulatory challenge'. The forums provided a platform for in-depth discussions about the future of insurance and regulation given the rise of new digital technologies. 

Over two hundred high-ranking representatives from insurance companies, digital providers, policymakers and regulators from 49 countries shared their views on how different stakeholders can work together to facilitate innovation, consumer protection and market development. This report is a summary of all three Forums, including the discussions and key messages. 

Asian Forum: 20 March 2018, Colombo, Sri Lanka

African Forum: 9-10 May 2018, Accra, Ghana

Latin American Forum: 24 October 2018, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Organised by the International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS), the Access to Insurance Initiative (A2ii) and Microinsurance Network (MiN) Consultative Forums aim to stimulate the dialogue between policymakers, supervisors, the industry and other stakeholders, that is critical to fostering knowledge and sound policymaking in the field of inclusive insurance.

The Consultative Forums 2018 were supported by GIZ RFPI (Asia), the African Insurance Organisation (AIO) (Africa) as well as the Association of Insurance Supervisors of Latin America (ASSAL) and the Argentine National Insurance Supervisory (SSN (Latin America).