Research and Markets: Governance, Risk and Compliance - The Bangladeshi Insurance Industry 2015

DUBLIN--()--Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/fv4cvc/governance_risk) has announced the addition of the "Governance, Risk and Compliance - The Bangladeshi Insurance Industry" report to their offering.

'Governance, Risk and Compliance - The Bangladeshi Insurance Industry report is the result of extensive research into the insurance regulatory framework in Bangladesh. 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 operations of insurance and reinsurance companies and intermediaries.

The report brings together research, modeling and analysis expertise, giving insurers access to information on prevailing insurance regulations, recent and upcoming changes in regulatory framework, taxation and legal system in the country. The report also includes the scope of non-admitted insurance in the country.

Key Highlights

- The Bangladeshi insurance industry is regulated by the Insurance Development and Regulatory Authority (IDRA).

- The practice of non-admitted insurance is limited to reinsurance in Bangladesh.

- In April 2015, the Bangladeshi Government proposed to increase the limit on foreign insurers' stakes in local insurers from the current 60% to 83%.

- Composite insurance is not permitted in Bangladesh.

- The IDRA, in April 2015, proposed to increase the minimum capital requirement for life insurers from the existing BDT300.0 million (US$3.7 million) to BDT1.0 billion (US$12.3 million).

- Implementation of International Financial Reporting Standard (IFRS) 4 Phase II effective from January 1, 2018.

Key Topics Covered:

1 Introduction

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

2.4 Compulsory Insurance

2.5 Supervision and Control

2.6 Non-Admitted Insurance Regulations

2.7 Company Registration and Operations

2.8 Taxation

2.9 Legal System

3 Appendix

Companies Mentioned

  • Jatiya Bima Corporation
  • Tista Bima Corporation
  • Karnafuli Bima Corporation
  • Rupsa Jiban Bima Corporation
  • Surma Jiban Bima Corporation
  • Jiban Bima Corporation (JBC)
  • Sadharan Bima Corporation (SBC)
  • American Life Insurance Company

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Contacts

Research and Markets
Laura Wood, Senior Manager
press@researchandmarkets.com
For E.S.T Office Hours Call 1-917-300-0470
For U.S./CAN Toll Free Call 1-800-526-8630
For GMT Office Hours Call +353-1-416-8900
U.S. Fax: 646-607-1907
Fax (outside U.S.): +353-1-481-1716
Sector: Insurance