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Governance, Risk and Compliance - The Ecuadorian Insurance Industry

Governance, Risk and Compliance - The Ecuadorian Insurance Industry

Summary

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

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 Ecuador, including -

  • An overview of the insurance regulatory framework in Ecuador.
  • 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 Ecuador.
  • 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
  • The SCVS regulates the Ecuadorian insurance industry.
  • Composite insurance is not permitted in the Ecuadorian insurance industry. However, composite insurers established prior to 1998 can offer both life and non-life insurance products.
  • Non-admitted insurance is not permitted. However, risks for which local capacity is not available are permitted to be placed with unauthorized insurers.
  • 100% FDI is permitted in the Ecuadorian insurance industry.
  • SPPAT, general insurance under the Social Security Act, and aviation insurance are some of the compulsory.
Scope
  • The report covers details of the insurance regulatory framework in Ecuador.
  • 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 Ecuador.
  • Track the latest regulatory changes, and expected changes impacting the Ecuadorian 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.


  • Introduction
    • What is this Report About?
    • Definitions
      • Table Insurance Industry Definitions
  • Governance, Risk and Compliance
    • Table Ecuador – Insurance Regulatory Framework Key Features
    • Legislation Overview and Historical Evolution
    • Latest Changes in Regulation
      • Table Ecuador – Forms requirements for registration of subscription materials
    • Legislation and Market Practice by Type of Insurance
      • Life insurance
        • Table Ecuador – Life Insurance Regulatory Framework
      • Property insurance
        • Table Ecuador – Property Insurance Regulatory Framework
      • Motor insurance
        • Table Ecuador – Motor Insurance Regulatory Framework
      • Liability insurance
        • Table Ecuador – Liability Insurance Regulatory Framework
      • Marine, aviation and transit insurance
      • Personal accident and health insurance
    • Compulsory Insurance
      • Servicio Público para Pago de Accidentes de Tránsito
        • Table Ecuador – Levy for Types of Motor Vehicles Covered Under SPPAT
        • Table Ecuador – Compensation Provided Under the SPPAT in the Event of Accident
      • General insurance under the Social Security Act
      • Aviation insurance
        • Table Ecuador – Aviation Insurance Cover
      • Fire insurance for condominiums
      • Social security system
      • Liability for ships with respect to oil pollution
      • Civil liability insurance for operators and marketers of derivatives of hydrocarbons
        • Table Ecuador – Liability Limits for Civil Liability Insurance Policies Undertaken by Marketers of Hydrocarbons
        • Table Ecuador – Liability Limits for Civil Liability Insurance Policies Undertaken by Distributors of Hydrocarbons
        • Table Ecuador – Liability Limits for Civil Liability Insurance Policies Due to the Transportation of Hydrocarbon Derivatives
    • Supervision and Control
      • Table Figure 1: Ecuador – Insurance Supervision and Control at Various Levels
      • International Association of Insurance Supervisors
      • Association of Insurance Supervisors Latin America
      • Superintendencia de Compañías, Valores y Seguros
    • Non-Admitted Insurance Regulation
      • Overview
      • Intermediaries
      • Market practices
      • Fines and Penalties
    • Company Registration and Operations
      • Table Figure 2: Ecuador – Insurance Regulatory Frameworks for Company Registration and Operation
      • Type of insurance organization
      • Establishing a local company
      • Foreign ownership
      • Types of license
      • Capital requirements
      • Solvency margin
      • Reserve requirements
      • Investment regulations
      • Statutory return requirements
      • Fee structure
    • Taxation
      • Insurance premium or policy taxation
        • Table Ecuador – Taxes and Charges Levied on Insurance Premiums
        • Table Ecuador – Issuing Fees Charged to the Insured by Insurer Based on Value of Premiums
      • Withholding taxes on premium paid overseas
      • Corporate tax
        • Table Ecuador – Corporate Tax Rates in Ecuador for the Financial Year 2018
      • VAT
      • Captives
    • Legal System
      • Introduction
      • Access to court
        • Table Figure 3: Ecuador – Judiciary System
      • Alternative dispute resolution
  • Appendix
    • Methodology
    • Contact GlobalData
    • About GlobalData
      • Table Figure 4: About GlobalData
    • GlobalData's Services
    • Disclaimer

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