DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Governance, Danger and Compliance – The South African Insurance coverage Business” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s providing.

“Governance, Danger and Compliance – The South African Insurance coverage Business”, gives detailed evaluation of the insurance coverage laws for all times, property, motor, legal responsibility, private accident and well being, and marine, aviation and transit insurance coverage. The report specifies numerous necessities for the institution and operation of insurance coverage and reinsurance firms and intermediaries.

The 2 authorities our bodies created in pursuant to the Monetary Sector Regulation Act 2017 to manipulate the insurance coverage business got here into impact on April 1, 2018. The Prudential Authority (PA), underneath the South African Reserve Financial institution (SARB) and the Monetary Sector Conduct Authority (FSCA), which changed the Monetary Providers Board (FSB), collectively supervise the insurance coverage business.

The FSB supervised and controlled the business in South Africa earlier than its alternative by the PA and the FSCA on April 1, 2018. The PA is the prudential regulator accountable for the final administration, security, and soundness of all monetary establishments, together with insurers working in South Africa, whereas the FSCA is the company regulator accountable for the administration of enterprise conduct and protects the pursuits and rights of shoppers.

Key Findings

  • The PA and FSCA regulate the South African insurance coverage business
  • The location of non-admitted insurance coverage is permitted solely with an approval from the FSCA, offered no home insurer is offering such insurance coverage at equitable phrases
  • 100% FDI is permitted within the South African insurance coverage business
  • The important thing courses of obligatory insurance coverage embody third-party legal responsibility insurance coverage for industrial flight operators, employees’ compensation, insurance coverage towards oil air pollution for tankers over 2,000 tons, scientific trials legal responsibility insurance coverage for damage and injury and environmental legal responsibility insurance coverage
  • Composite insurance coverage is prohibited in South Africa. Nevertheless, composite reinsurance is permitted

The report brings collectively analysis, modeling and evaluation experience, giving insurers entry to info on prevailing insurance coverage laws, and up to date and upcoming adjustments within the regulatory framework, taxation and authorized system within the nation. The report additionally contains the scope of non-admitted insurance coverage within the nation.

The report gives

  • An outline of the insurance coverage regulatory framework in South Africa
  • The most recent key adjustments, and adjustments anticipated within the nation’s insurance coverage regulatory framework
  • Key laws and market practices associated to various kinds of insurance coverage product within the nation
  • Guidelines and laws pertaining to key courses of obligatory insurance coverage, and the scope of non-admitted insurance coverage in South Africa
  • Key parameters together with licensing necessities, permitted international direct funding, minimal capital necessities, solvency and reserve necessities, and funding laws
  • Particulars of the tax and authorized techniques within the nation

Key Matters Lined:


1.1 What is that this Report About?

1.2 Definitions


2.1 Laws Overview and Historic Evolution

2.2 Newest Modifications in Regulation

2.three Laws and Market Apply by Sort of Insurance coverage

2.three.1 Life insurance coverage

2.three.2 Property insurance coverage

2.three.three Motor insurance coverage

2.three.four Legal responsibility insurance coverage

2.three.5 Marine, aviation and transit insurance coverage

2.three.6 Private accident and medical insurance

2.four Obligatory Insurance coverage

2.four.1 Third-party legal responsibility insurance coverage for industrial flight operators

2.four.2 Unemployment insurance coverage

2.four.three Compensation for occupational illnesses and accidents

2.four.four Skilled indemnity insurance coverage for sheriffs, healthcare professionals, pension fund trustees

2.four.5 Environmental legal responsibility insurance coverage

2.four.6 Skilled indemnity and constancy insurance coverage for monetary service suppliers

2.four.7 Legal responsibility insurance coverage for ships with respect to grease air pollution

2.four.eight Nationwide medical insurance

2.5 Supervision and Management

2.5.1 Worldwide Affiliation of Insurance coverage Supervisors

2.5.2 African Insurance coverage Group

2.5.three Monetary Sector Conduct Authority

2.5.four Prudential Authority

2.5.5 South African Insurance coverage Affiliation

2.6 Non-Admitted Insurance coverage Rules

2.6.1 Overview

2.6.2 Intermediaries

2.6.three Market practices

2.6.four Fines and Penalties

2.7 Firm Registration and Operations

2.7.1 Sort of insurance coverage group

2.7.2 Establishing a neighborhood firm

2.7.three Overseas possession

2.7.four Forms of license

2.7.5 Capital necessities

2.7.6 Solvency margin

2.7.7 Reserve necessities

2.7.eight Funding laws

2.7.9 Statutory return necessities

2.7.10 Payment construction

2.eight Taxation

2.eight.1 Insurance coverage premium or coverage taxation

2.eight.2 Withholding taxes on premium paid abroad

2.eight.three Company tax

2.eight.four VAT

2.eight.5 Captives

2.9 Authorized System

2.9.1 Introduction

2.9.2 Entry to courtroom

2.9.three Various dispute decision (ADR)


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