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  • 30-June-2021

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    Insurance Markets in Figures, 2021

    30 June 2021 - As preliminary data become available for 2020 around the globe, insurance companies seem to have experienced a slowdown in gross premiums written in 2020 in the COVID-19 context, especially in the life sector.

  • 11-March-2021


    OECD Insurance Statistics 2020

    This annual publication shows official insurance statistics for all OECD countries including data on premiums collected, claims, and commissions by type of insurance; investments by type of investment; and numbers of companies and employees. The data, which are standardised as far as possible, are broken down under numerous sub-headings, and a series of indicators makes the characteristics of the national markets more readily comprehensible.
  • 23-February-2021


    Long Term Care and Healthcare Insurance

    Ageing is affecting many OECD countries and, as demographic change progresses, governments will be challenged to identify financially sustainable ways to support the care of ageing populations. The OECD’s Insurance and Private Pensions Committee launched a project on long-term care and health insurance in 2017. This page provides access to the reports published to date.

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  • 29-June-2020

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    Insurance Markets in Figures, 2020

    29 June 2020 - Preliminary data for 2019 show that gross premiums rose in most countries, especially in the non-life sector, continuing the global growth observed in recent years. The COVID-19 pandemic may however curb the positive premium and investment income growth.

  • 28-January-2020


    The Impact of Big Data and Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the Insurance Sector

    While much benefit can be expected from big data and AI, there are also a number of risks that require policy considerations. General guidance or regulation related to the use of big data and application of AI could eventually be developed by governments, and the insurance sector should be prepared to incorporate them in their specific context.

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  • 22-March-2018

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    Lithuania: Review of the insurance system

    This review of Lithuania by the OECD's Insurance and Private Pensions Committee and Working Party on Governmental Experts on Insurance examines Lithuania's position with respect to core principles related to insurance systems.

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  • 8-December-2017


    Enhancing the Role of Insurance in Cyber Risk Management

    The digital transformation of economic activities is creating significant opportunities for innovation, convenience and efficiency. However, recent major incidents have highlighted the digital security and privacy protection risks that come with an increased reliance on digital technologies. While not a substitute for investing in cyber security and risk management, insurance coverage for cyber risk can make a significant contribution to the management of cyber risk by promoting awareness about exposure to cyber losses, sharing expertise on risk management, encouraging investment in risk reduction and facilitating the response to cyber incidents. This report provides an overview of the financial impact of cyber incidents, the coverage of cyber risk available in the insurance market, the challenges to market development and initiatives to address those challenges. It includes a number of policy recommendations which support the development of the cyber insurance market and contribute to improving the management of cyber risk.
  • 23-November-2017


    OECD Guidelines on Insurer Governance

    The OECD Guidelines on Insurer Governance provide guidance and serve as a reference point for insurers, governmental authorities, and other relevant stakeholders in OECD and non-OECD countries.

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  • 8-September-2017

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    Technology and innovation in the insurance sector

    “Insurtech”is the term being used to describe the new technologies with the potential to bring innovation to the insurance sector and impact the regulatory practices of insurance markets. This report catalogues these technologies and examines how InsurTech is being funded and how insurers are engaging with the start-ups entering the market.

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  • 2-May-2017

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    Investment governance and the integration of environmental, social and governance factors

    This paper presents the findings of an international stocktaking of the regulatory frameworks that apply to institutional investment in different jurisdictions and how these frameworks are interpreted by institutional investors in terms of their ability or responsibility to integrate environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors in their governance processes.

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