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Consultation Call Reports, Agricultural and Disaster Risk Insurance | 2018

Climate Change Risks to the Insurance Sector – A2ii-IAIS Consultation Call, November 2018

Supervisors play an important role in addressing risks and challenges that climate change poses on the insurance sector. This call took a closer look at the IAIS and Sustainable Insurance Forum (SIF) “Issues Paper on Climate Change Risks to the Insurance Sector." An overview of the impacts of climate change on the insurance sector including current and future risks, and potential supervisory responses were explored.

Event Reports, Digital Technology, Consumer Protection | 2018
Annual Reports | 2018

A2ii Annual Report 2017-2018

Welcome to the A2ii 2017/2018 Annual Report.

The report covers the period October 2017 to September 2018 and showcases the A2ii’s activities in supporting supervisors to make their markets more inclusive.  It also examines key trends in inclusive insurance markets and their implications. 

Thematic Reports, Digital Technology, Consumer Protection | 2018

Regulating for responsible data innovation: The role of insurance regulators in dealing with risks relating to consumer data protection and privacy

Data innovation is challenging the traditional role of insurance regulators. Two major dilemmas emerge that insurance regulators and indeed all financial sector regulators face when confronted with how to regulate consumer data: 1. They must tread the balance to achieve positive consumer outcomes, by both enabling data-driven innovation but still protecting consumers from the risks that arise 2.

Policy Notes, Inclusive Insurance Regulation | 2018
Thematic Reports, Inclusive Insurance Regulation | 2018

Inclusive Insurance in National Financial Inclusion Strategies Survey Report

This report summarizes the status quo and lessons learnt on inclusive insurance in National Financial Inclusion Strategies (NFIS), based on a survey as well as four country case studies. For more than a decade, international guidance has been promoting the integration of insurance alongside other financial services. As such, inclusive insurance has increasingly gained importance with a growing number of policies and an increasing variety of products being offered.

Consultation Call Reports, Agricultural and Disaster Risk Insurance | 2018

Climate Risk Insurance and The InsuResilience "Risk Talk" tool – A2ii-IAIS Consultation Call, 20 September 2018

Extreme weather events continue to undermine the resilience of low income countries in particular, mainly due to a limited capacity to recover and absorb losses associated with climatic hazards. This consultation call focused on climate risk insurance. Practical examples of climate risk insurance at different levels (macro and micro) were given and the role of the insurance supervisor discussed.

Consultation Call Reports, Market Development | 2018

"Supervisory Responses to Fraud" – IAIS-A2ii Consultation Call, 19 July 2018

Insurance fraud is a phenomenon that every supervisory authority comes into contact with sooner or later, and if left unchecked it can seriously harm the health of the insurance market. On this consultation call, we had a number of supervisors who shared their approach to dealing with fraud: they spoke about the current state of fraud in their market, how they monitor it, and what kind of measures they have taken to address it.

Consultation Call Reports, Inclusive Insurance Regulation | 2018

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