Governance, Risk and Compliance - The Burundian Insurance Industry

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Governance, Risk and Compliance - The Burundian Insurance Industry


Timetric’s 'Governance, Risk and Compliance – The Burundian Insurance Industry' report is the result of extensive research into the insurance regulatory framework in Burundi.

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 Burundi, including:

  • An overview of the insurance regulatory framework in Burundi
  • 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 Burundi
  • 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 Burundi.
  • 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 Burundi.
  • Track the latest regulatory changes, and expected changes impacting the Burundian 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.
Key Highlights
  • The Burundi an insurance industry is regulated by the ARCA.
  • Motor third-party liability insurance is compulsory in Burundi.
  • Composite insurance is not permitted in Burundi.
  • Non-admitted insurance is not permitted by law. However, risks for which local capacity is not available are permitted to be placed with unauthorized insurers.
  • 100% FDI is permitted in the Burundian insurance industry.

  • Introduction
    • What is this Report About?
    • Definitions
      • Table Insurance Industry Definitions
  • Governance, Risk and Compliance
    • Table Burundi - Insurance Regulatory Framework Key Features
    • Legislation Overview and Historical Evolution
    • Latest Changes in Regulations
    • Legislation and Market Practice by Type of Insurance
      • Life insurance
        • Table Burundi - Life Insurance Regulatory Framework
      • Property insurance
        • Table Burundi - Property Insurance Regulatory Framework
      • Motor insurance
        • Table Burundi - Motor Insurance Regulatory Framework
      • Liability insurance
        • Table Burundi - Liability Insurance Regulatory Framework
      • Marine, aviation and transit insurance
      • Personal accident and health insurance
    • Compulsory Insurance
      • Motor third-party liability insurance
      • Professional indemnity insurance for doctors
      • Professional indemnity insurance for lawyers
      • Civil liability insurance for operators of commercial buildings against fire or explosion
      • Insurance for administrative buildings against fire or explosion
    • Supervision and Control
      • The African Insurance Organization
      • Agency of Regulation and Insurance Supervision
    • Non-Admitted Insurance Regulations
      • Overview
      • Intermediaries
      • Market practices
      • Fines and penalties
    • Company Registration and Operations
      • Types of insurance organization
      • Establishing a local company
      • Foreign ownership
      • Types of license
      • Capital requirements
      • Solvency margins
      • Reserve requirements
      • Investment regulations
      • Statutory return requirements
      • Fee structure
    • Taxation
      • Insurance premium or policy taxation
      • Withholding taxes on premium paid overseas
      • Corporate tax
        • Table Burundi - Corporate Tax Rates for the Financial Year 2015
      • VAT
      • Captives
    • Legal System
      • Introduction
      • Alternative dispute resolution (ADR)
  • Appendix
    • Methodology
    • Contact Timetric
    • About Timetric
    • Timetric's Services
    • Disclaimer

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