Timetric's Governance, Risk and Compliance-The South African Insurance Industry report is the result of extensive research into the insurance regulatory framework in South Africa.
It provides detailed analysis of the insurance regulations for life, property, motor, liability, personal accident and health, and marine, aviation and transit insurance. The report specifies various requirements for the establishment and operation of insurance and reinsurance companies and intermediaries.
The report brings together Timetric's research, modeling and analysis expertise, giving insurers access to information on prevailing insurance regulations, and recent and upcoming changes in the regulatory framework, taxation and legal system in the country. The report also includes the scope of non-admitted insurance in the country.
The report provides insights into the governance, risk and compliance framework pertaining to the insurance industry in South Africa, including:
An overview of the insurance regulatory framework in South Africa.
The latest key changes, and changes expected in the country's insurance regulatory framework.
Key regulations and market practices related to different types of insurance product in the country.
Rules and regulations pertaining to key classes of compulsory insurance, and the scope of non-admitted insurance in South Africa.
Key parameters including licensing requirements, permitted foreign direct investment, minimum capital requirements, solvency and reserve requirements, and investment regulations.
Details of the tax and legal systems in the country.
The report covers details of the insurance regulatory framework in South Africa.
The report contains details of the rules and regulations governing insurance products and insurance entities.
The report lists and analyzes key trends and developments pertaining to the country's insurance regulatory framework.
The report analyzes the rules and regulations pertaining to the establishment and operation of insurance businesses in the country.
The report provides details of taxation imposed on insurance products and insurance companies.
Reasons To Buy
Gain insights into the insurance regulatory framework in South Africa.
Track the latest regulatory changes, and expected changes impacting the South African insurance industry.
Gain detailed information about the key regulations governing the establishment and operation of insurance entities in the country.
Understand key regulations and market practices pertaining to various types of insurance product.
The South African insurance industry is supervised and regulated by the FSB.
The placement of non-admitted insurance is permitted only with an approval from the FSB, provided no domestic insurer is providing such insurance at equitable terms.
A new risk-based solvency regime will be implemented effective from January 1, 2017.
The key classes of compulsory insurance include motor third-party liability insurance, aviation third-party liability insurance and public liability insurance.
FSB is in the process of implementing Treating Customers Fairly approach to deliver fair outcome to the customers throughout the lifecycle of the financial product.
1.1 What is this Report About?
2 Governance, Risk and Compliance
2.1 Legislation Overview and Historical Evolution
2.2 Latest Changes in Regulations
2.3 Legislation and Market Practice by Type of Insurance
2.3.1 Life insurance
2.3.2 Property insurance
2.3.3 Motor insurance
2.3.4 Liability insurance
2.3.5 Marine, aviation and transit insurance
2.3.6 Personal accident and health insurance
2.4 Compulsory Insurance
2.4.1 Motor third-party liability insurance
2.4.2 Aviation third-party liability insurance
2.4.3 Unemployment insurance
2.4.4 Compensation for occupational diseases and injuries
2.4.5 Public liability insurance
2.4.6 Professional indemnity insurance
2.4.7 Environmental liability insurance
2.5 Supervision and Control
2.5.1 International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS)
2.5.2 African Insurance Organization (AIO)
2.5.3 Financial Services Board
2.5.4 South African Insurance Association (SAIA)
2.6 Non-Admitted Insurance Regulations
2.6.3 Market practices
2.6.4 Fines and penalties
2.7 Company Registration and Operations
2.7.1 Types of insurance organization
2.7.2 Establishing a local company
2.7.3 Foreign ownership
2.7.4 Types of license
2.7.5 Capital requirements
2.7.6 Solvency margins
2.7.7 Reserve requirements
2.7.8 Investment regulations
2.7.9 Statutory return requirements
2.7.10 Fee structure
2.8.1 Insurance premium or policy taxation
2.8.2 Withholding taxes on premium paid overseas
2.8.3 Corporate tax
2.9 Legal System
2.9.2 Access to court
2.9.3 Alternative dispute resolution (ADR)
3.2 Contact Timetric
3.3 About Timetric
3.4 Timetric's Services
Figure 1: South Africa-Insurance Supervision and Control at Various Levels
Figure 2: South Africa-Insurance Regulatory Frameworks for Company Registration and Operation
Table 1: Insurance Industry Definitions
Table 2: South Africa-Insurance Regulatory Framework Key Features
Table 3: South Africa-Life Insurance Regulatory Framework
Table 4: South Africa-Property Insurance Regulatory Framework
Table 5: South Africa-SASRIA Annual and Monthly Premium Rates
Table 6: South Africa-Motor Insurance Regulatory Framework
Table 7: South Africa-Liability Insurance Regulatory Framework
Table 8: South Africa-Corporate Tax Rates in South Africa for the Financial Year 2016
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Corporate User License:
Life Insurance Ltd.
Absa Life Ltd.
AIG Life South Africa Ltd.
Clientele Life Assurance Company Ltd.
King Price Insurance Company Ltd.
Clientele General Insurance Ltd.
Absa Insurance Company Ltd.
African Reinsurance Corporation (SA) Ltd.
General Reinsurance Africa Ltd.
RGS Reinsurance Company of South Africa Ltd.
Insurance, Governance, risk and compliance, Regulatory framework, Life insuranc, Property insuranc, Motor insurance, Liability insurance, Marine, aviation and transit insurance, Personal accident and health insurance, Compulsory insurance, Licensing requirements, Minimum capital requirements, Solvency requirements , Non-admitted insurance, Reserve requirements, Investment regulations, Licensing fee, Authorization fee, Risk-based capital framework, Accounting standards , Returns requirement, Consumer protection, Law Regulation, Act, Tax, Insurance premium tax, Corporate tax, VAT, Legal system, Court system
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