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

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 Germany, including:

  • An overview of the insurance regulatory framework in Germany.
  • 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 Germany.
  • 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 Germany.
  • 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 Germany.
  • Track the latest regulatory changes, and expected changes impacting the German 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

  • Bafin is the insurance regulator supervising and regulating federally regulated insurance and reinsurance companies. In addition, each state has its own insurance regulator.
  • Composite insurance is not permitted in Germany.
  • The German government permits 100% foreign direct investment in its insurance industry.
  • The German government imposes corporate income tax at 15%; capital gains and dividends are exempt from taxation.
  • The placement of non-admitted insurance is not permitted in the German insurance industry, with a few exceptions.