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Governance, Risk and Compliance - The Saint Lucian Insurance Industry

Published: Sep-2015 | Format: PDF | Timetric | Number of pages: 35 | Code: MRS - 35275

Synopsis

Timetric’s 'Governance, Risk and Compliance – The Saint Lucian Insurance Industry' report is the result of extensive research into the insurance regulatory framework in Saint Lucia. 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 Saint Lucia, including:

• An overview of the insurance regulatory framework in Saint Lucia.

• 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 Saint Lucia.

• 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 Saint Lucia.

• 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 Saint Lucia.

• Track the latest regulatory changes, and expected changes impacting the Saint Lucian 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 Saint Lucian insurance industry is regulated by the Financial Sector Supervision Unit.

• Composite insurance is permitted in Saint Lucia.

• Non-admitted insurance is not permitted in the Saint Lucian insurance industry. However, few exceptions are there that are allowed to operate without obtaining a license.

• 100% FDI is permitted in the Saint Lucian insurance industry.

• Motor third-party liability and professional indemnity cover for insurance brokers are the compulsory classes of insurance.


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1 Introduction
1.1 What is this Report About?
1.2 Definitions
2 Governance, Risk and Compliance
2.1 Legislation Overview and Historical Evolution
2.2 Latest Changes in Regulations
2.3 Legislation and Market Practice by Type of Insurance
2.3.1 Life insurance
2.3.2 Property insurance
2.3.3 Motor insurance
2.3.4 Liability insurance
2.3.5 Marine, aviation and transit insurance
2.3.6 Personal accident and health insurance
2.4 Compulsory Insurance
2.5 Supervision and Control
2.5.1 Eastern Caribbean Central Bank
2.5.2 The Insurance Association of the Caribbean
2.5.3 Financial Sector Supervision Unit
2.6 Non-Admitted Insurance Regulations
2.6.1 Overview
2.6.2 Intermediaries
2.6.3 Market practices
2.6.4 Fines and penalties
2.7 Company Registration and Operations
2.7.1 Types of insurance organization
2.7.2 Establishing a local company
2.7.3 Foreign ownership
2.7.4 Types of license
2.7.5 Capital requirements
2.7.6 Solvency margins
2.7.7 Reserve requirements
2.7.8 Investment regulations
2.7.9 Statutory return requirements
2.7.10 Fee structure
2.8 Taxation
2.8.1 Insurance premium or policy taxation
2.8.2 Withholding taxes on premium paid overseas
2.8.3 Corporate tax
2.8.4 VAT
2.8.5 Captives
2.9 Legal System
2.9.1 Introduction
2.9.2 Access to court
2.9.3 Alternative dispute resolution (ADR)
3 Appendix
3.1 Methodology
3.2 Contact Timetric
3.3 About Timetric
3.4 Timetric’s Services
3.5 Disclaimer

Table 1: Insurance Industry Definitions
Table 2: Saint Lucia – Insurance Regulatory Framework Key Features
Table 3: Saint Lucia – Life Insurance Regulatory Framework
Table 4: Saint Lucia – Property Insurance Regulatory Framework
Table 5: Saint Lucia – Motor Insurance Regulatory Framework
Table 6: Saint Lucia – Liability Insurance Regulatory Framework
Table 7: Saint Lucia – Corporate Tax Rates for the Financial Year 2015

Figure 1: Saint Lucia – Insurance Supervision and Control at Various Levels
Figure 2: Saint Lucia – Insurance Regulatory Frameworks for Company Registration and Operation

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