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IRDAI constitutes two task forces on issues of reinsurance support

The terms for reference for the task force include issues discussed by the industry players with Irdai in the recently concluded bi-monthly meeting with the top honchos of the general insurance firms

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IRDAI | Reinsurance  | life insurance industry

BS Reporter  |  Mumbai 



IRDAI
The task force for the non-life insurance industry has nine members and it will be headed by Bhargav Dasgupta, MD&CEO, ICICI Lombard General Insurance.

The regulator has formed two task forces to study issues the and life industries face in support. The two have to give reports in three weeks, said .

support refers to companies transferring a part of the risk they underwrite to other firms. The task force for the non- has nine members and it will be headed by Bhargav Dasgupta, MD&CEO, .

The terms for reference for the task force include issues discussed by the industry players with in the recently concluded bi-monthly meeting with the top honchos of the companies.

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Among the major issues raised were commissions under the obligatory cession do not reflect industry cost structure and profit commission methodology, cession cap on cross-border reinsurers, domestic treaty participation for insurers, support on social insurance schemes such as Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana, and others, introductions of emerging risk transfer solutions, and faster settlement and payment digital mechanism (exchange) among the reinsurers and cross border insurers, among others.

For the life insurance industry, a seven-member task force has been constituted under the chairmanship of Naveen Tahilyani, MD&CEO, Life Insurance.

The terms of reference for the task force include studying issues such as stabilisaiton of reinsurance rates, concerns with respect to delay in quotes by reinsurers, capacity constraints per life with reinsurers, provision of facultative reinsurance support, securitization of mortality risk, and reinsurance support for social insurance schemes such as Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana among others.


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First Published: Mon, July 11 2022. 18:23 IST

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