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Governance, Risk and Compliance - The Argentine Insurance Industry

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Governance, Risk and Compliance - The Argentine Insurance Industry
Published: January 16, 2020 Content info: 99 Pages

GlobalData's 'Governance, Risk and Compliance - The Argentine Insurance Industry' report is the result of extensive research into the insurance regulatory framework in Argentina.

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 GlobalData'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.

Key Highlights

  • The Superintendence of Insurance regulates the Argentine insurance industry.
  • Composite insurers are not permitted in Argentina.
  • 100% FDI is permitted in the Argentine insurance industry.
  • Non-admitted insurance is not permitted in the Argentine insurance industry.
  • Workers' compensation, motor third-party liability, aviation third-party liability, and social security insurance are the key classes of compulsory insurance in Argentina

The report provides insights into the governance, risk and compliance framework pertaining to the insurance industry in Argentina, including -

  • An overview of the insurance regulatory framework in Argentina.
  • 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 Argentina.
  • 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.


  • The report covers details of the insurance regulatory framework in Argentina.
  • 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 Argentina.
  • Track the latest regulatory changes, and expected changes impacting the Argentine 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.
Table of Contents
Product Code: GDIS0022RR

Table of Contents

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. Civil liability insurance to patent automotive for official use of foreign
    • 2.4.3. Civil liability of automotive vehicles intended for public passenger transportation
    • 2.4.4. Clinical trials liability insurance
    • 2.4.5. Social security scheme
    • 2.4.6. Professional indemnity insurance for reinsurance brokers
    • 2.4.7. Third-party liability insurance for lift operators
    • 2.4.8. Bond insurance for travel agents
    • 2.4.9. Professional indemnity insurance for directors and managers of public and private limited companies
    • 2.4.10. Insurance for drones
    • 2.4.11. Mandatory group life insurance
    • 2.4.12. Insurance for horizontal properties
    • 2.4.13. Liability insurance for ships with respect to oil pollution
  • 2.5. Supervision and Control
    • 2.5.1. International Association of Insurance Supervisors
    • 2.5.2. Association of Insurance Supervisors Latin America
    • 2.5.3. Superintendence of Insurance
    • 2.5.4. Asociacion de Administradores de Riesgos de la Republica Argentina
    • 2.5.5. Asociacion Argentina de Companias de Seguros
    • 2.5.6. Aseguradores del Interior de la Republica Argentina
    • 2.5.7. Asociacion de Aseguradores de Vida y Retiro de la Republica Argentina
  • 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 (ADR)

3. Appendix

  • 3.1. Methodology
  • 3.2. Contact GlobalData
  • 3.3. About GlobalData
  • 3.4. GlobalData's Services
  • 3.5. Disclaimer

List of Tables

  • Table 1: Insurance Industry Definitions
  • Table 2: Argentina - Insurance Regulatory Framework Key Features
  • Table 3: Argentina - Life Insurance Regulatory Framework
  • Table 4: Argentina - Property Insurance Regulatory Framework
  • Table 5: Argentina - Motor Insurance Regulatory Framework
  • Table 6: Argentina - Liability Insurance Regulatory Framework
  • Table 7: Argentina - Corporate Tax Rates for the Financial Year 2019

List of Figures

  • Figure 1: Argentina - Insurance Supervision and Control at Various Levels
  • Figure 2: Argentina - Insurance Regulatory Frameworks for Company Registration and Operation
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