Germany Insurance Industry - Governance, Risk and Compliance

Germany Insurance Industry - Governance, Risk and Compliance


Summary

GlobalData’s ‘Germany Insurance Industry - Governance, Risk and Compliance’ report is the result of extensive research into the insurance regulatory framework in Germany.

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 GlobalData’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 Germany, including -
  • An overview of the insurance regulatory framework in Germany.
  • 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 the country.
  • 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.
Key Highlights
  • Bafin is the insurance regulator supervising and regulating federally regulated insurance and reinsurance companies. In addition, each state has its own insurance regulator.
  • Composite insurance is not permitted in Germany.
  • The government of Germany permits 100% FDI in the insurance industry of the country.
  • Solvency II was implemented across the EU effective from January 1, 2016.
  • The placement of non-admitted insurance is not permitted in the German insurance industry with a few exceptions.
Scope
  • The report covers details of the insurance regulatory framework in Germany.
  • 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
  • Provides FAQ-style analytical insights comprising 129 knowledge elements on insurance compliance applicable to the country.
  • Gain insights into the insurance regulatory framework in Germany.
  • Track the latest regulatory changes, and expected changes impacting the German 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.


GERMANY
Legislation Overview
Supervision and Control
Legislation
Compulsory Insurance
Non-Admitted Insurance Regulations
Company Registration and Operation
License
Foreign Direct Investment / Ownership
Minimum Capital Requirements
Solvency Margins
Reserve Requirements
Statutory Return Requirements
Fee Structure
Taxation
Tax on Insurance Premium
Corporate Capital Gains Tax
Corporate Income Tax
Value Added Tax
Legal System
Policy Practice
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List of Tables
Table 1: Germany – Minimum Cover for Aircraft Third-Party Liability Per Accident Per Aircraft - Liability
Table 2: Germany – Corporate Tax Rates for the Financial Year 2023
Table 3: Germany – Minimum Cover for Aircraft Third-Party Liability Per Accident Per Aircraft

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