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Lesotho Insurance Industry Governance, Risk and Compliance Report 2019 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

February 19, 2019

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 19, 2019--The “Governance, Risk and Compliance - The Lesotho Insurance Industry” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering.

“Governance, Risk and Compliance - The Lesotho Insurance Industry” is the result of extensive research into the insurance regulatory framework in Lesotho. 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 Lesotho insurance industry is supervised and regulated by the Central Bank of Lesotho (CBL), established in 2000. Its key role is to promote the country’s financial industry. It functions as a public agency, with autonomous powers and a separate budget. The agency’s competence rights, obligations and rights are stipulated in the Insurance Act 2014, which regulates the functioning of insurers and insurance intermediaries in the country.

Key Takeaways

CBL regulates the Lesotho insurance industry Insurance premium tax is not imposed on insurance products and services in Lesotho Composite insurance is permitted in the Lesotho insurance industry Motor third-party liability insurance and professional indemnity insurance for insurance brokers is compulsory in Lesotho Non-admitted insurance is not permitted in the Lesotho insurance industry

Scope

The report covers details of the insurance regulatory framework in Lesotho. 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 Lesotho. Track the latest regulatory changes, and expected changes impacting the Lesotho 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 Topics Covered:

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 Regulation

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

2.4.1 Motor third-party liability insurance

2.4.2 Professional indemnity insurance for insurance brokers

2.5 Supervision and Control

2.5.1 International Association of Insurance Supervisors

2.5.2 Central Bank of Lesotho

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 Type 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 margin

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

3 APPENDIX

For more information about this report visit https://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/s2m69l/lesotho_insurance?w=4

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