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Governance, Risk and Compliance – The Kenyan Insurance Industry

Governance, Risk and Compliance – The Kenyan Insurance Industry

Synopsis

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

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.

Summary

The report provides insights into the governance, risk and compliance framework pertaining to the insurance industry in Kenya, including:

  • An overview of the insurance regulatory framework in Kenya.
  • 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 Kenya.
  • 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.
Scope
  • The report covers details of the insurance regulatory framework in Kenya.
  • 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 Kenya.
  • Track the latest regulatory changes, and expected changes impacting the Kenyan 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 Kenyan insurance industry is regulated by the Insurance Regulatory Authority (IRA).
  • Motor third-party liability insurance and workmen’s compensation are the key classes of compulsory insurance in Kenya.
  • Composite insurance is permitted in Kenya.
  • Up to 66.7% FDI is permitted in the Kenyan insurance industry. However, 100% FDI is permitted for EAC partner states.
  • Placement of non-admitted insurance contracts is not permitted in Kenya with some exceptions.


  • Introduction
    • What is this Report About?
    • Definitions
      • Table Insurance Industry Definitions
  • Governance, Risk and Compliance
    • Table Kenya - 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 Kenya - Life Insurance Regulatory Framework
        • Table Kenya - Bond Investment Commission rates
        • Table Kenya - Industrial Life Business
        • Table Kenya - Ordinary Life Business (Individual Life Policies)
        • Table Kenya - Superannuation Business (Including Group Life Policies)
      • Property insurance
        • Table Kenya - Property Insurance Regulatory Framework
        • Table Kenya - Property Insurance Commission Rates
      • Motor insurance
        • Table Kenya - Motor Insurance Regulatory Framework
        • Table Kenya - No-Claims Discount
      • Liability Insurance
        • Table Kenya - Liability Insurance Regulatory Framework
      • Marine, aviation and transit insurance
      • Personal accident and health insurance
    • Compulsory Insurance
      • Motor third-party liability insurance
      • Workmen's compensation insurance
      • Professional indemnity insurance for brokers and agents
    • Supervision and Control
      • International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS)
      • African Insurance Organization (AIO)
      • Insurance Regulatory Authority (IRA)
      • Association of Kenya Insurers (AKI)
    • 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 Kenya - Corporate Tax Rates for the Financial Year 2016
      • VAT
      • Captives
    • Legal System
      • Introduction
      • Access to court
      • Alternative dispute resolution (ADR)
  • Appendix
    • Methodology
    • Contact Timetric
    • About Timetric
    • Timetric's Services
    • Disclaimer

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