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Governance, Risk and Compliance – The Swedish Insurance Industry

Governance, Risk and Compliance – The Swedish Insurance Industry

Synopsis

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

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 Sweden, including:

  • An overview of the insurance regulatory framework in Sweden.
  • 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 Sweden.
  • 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 Sweden.
  • 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 Sweden.
  • Track the latest regulatory changes, and expected changes impacting the Swedish 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 Swedish insurance industry is regulated by the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority (Finansinspektionen).
  • Non-admitted insurance is prohibited by the law, however there are few exceptions.
  • Composite insurance is not permitted in Sweden. However, a life insurance company can operate in health and accident insurance.
  • 100% FDI is permitted in the Swedish insurance industry.
  • Motor third-party liability insurance and aviation liability insurance are key compulsory classes of insurance.


  • Introduction
    • What is this Report About?
    • Definitions
      • Table Insurance Industry Definitions
  • Governance, Risk and Compliance
    • Table Sweden - 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 Sweden - Life Insurance Regulatory Framework
      • Property insurance
        • Table Sweden - Property Insurance Regulatory Framework
      • Motor insurance
        • Table Sweden - Motor Insurance Regulatory Framework
      • Liability insurance
        • Table Sweden - Liability Insurance Regulatory Framework
      • Marine, aviation and transit insurance
      • Personal accident and health insurance
    • Compulsory Insurance
      • Motor third-party liability insurance
      • Workers' compensation insurance
      • Air carriers and aircraft operators insurance
        • Table Sweden - Minimum Coverage for Aircraft Third-Party Liability Per Accident Per Aircraft
      • Professional indemnity insurance for alternative investment fund managers
      • Liability insurance for oil pollution
    • Supervision and Control
      • International Association of Insurance Supervisors
      • European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority
      • Federation of European Risk Management Associations
      • Finansinspektionen
    • Non-Admitted Insurance Regulations
      • Overview
      • Intermediaries
      • Market practices
      • Fines and penalties
    • Company Registration and Operations
      • Types of insurance organization
      • Establishing a domestic 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 Sweden - 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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