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Understanding Solvency Regulation in the Insurance Sector

Understanding Solvency Regulation in the Insurance Sector

The article explores the critical role of solvency regulation in ensuring the financial stability and reliability of insurance companies. It delves into the framework of rules established by governments to maintain insurers’ ability to meet obligations to policyholders. Key considerations such as capital adequacy, reserve adequacy, and liquidity management are discussed, emphasizing a proactive approach to preventing systemic risks.

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Toward Addressing The Immediate Challenges Of Regulation And Supervision Of Insurance Industry In Nigeria

The article sheds light on the dire situation at Nigeria’s National Insurance Commission (NAICOM), which has ceased regulatory activities since January 2024. It discusses the industry’s challenges, including inefficiency, funding issues, and political interference. Urgent solutions are proposed to prevent the collapse of the insurance sector.

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Insurance Contract Regulation: Why Governments Intervene in Insurance Contracts

This post explores government intervention in insurance contracts to safeguard policyholders’ interests. It discusses the power dynamics inherent in insurance agreements, categorizing contracts into commercial and consumer contexts. Regulatory measures, such as licensing requirements and free look periods, aim to ensure fairness and transparency in insurance transactions, addressing disparities in bargaining power.

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Understanding Premium Regulation in Insurance: An Overview

This article delves into the critical role of premium regulation in the insurance sector, exploring its methodologies, significance, and practices, particularly focusing on Nigeria’s context. It discusses the importance of setting adequate premiums to maintain insurer solvency while ensuring consumer protection and market accessibility.

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