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Synopsis
Timetric’s 'Governance, Risk and Compliance – Austrian Insurance Industry' report is the result of extensive research into the insurance regulatory framework in Austria.

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 Austria, including:

- An overview of the insurance regulatory framework in Austria.

- 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 Austria.

- 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 Austria.

- 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 Austria.

- Track the latest regulatory changes, and expected changes impacting the Austrian 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
- The insurance industry in Austria is regulated by the Financial Market Authority (FMA).

- 100% FDI is permitted in the Austrian insurance industry.

- Insurance products and services in Austria are exempted from VAT.

- Automobile liability insurance and health insurance are mandatory in Austria.

- The placement of non-admitted insurance and reinsurance are not permitted in Austria except for insurance products issued by companies licensed in other EEA member states.


Table Of Contents

Governance, Risk and Compliance - The Austrian Insurance Industry
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 Regulations
2.3 Legislation Trends 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 vehicle third-party liability insurance
2.4.2 Social security system
2.4.3 Air carriers and aircraft operators insurance
2.4.4 Professional indemnity insurance for alternative investment fund managers
2.4.5 Professional indemnity insurance for brokers:
2.4.6 Clinical trial liability
2.5 Supervision and Control 36
2.5.1 International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS)
2.5.2 European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA)
2.5.3 Financial Market Authority (FMA)
2.5.4 Federation of European Risk Management Associations (FERMA)
2.6 Non-Admitted Insurance Regulatory Trends
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 Types 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 margins
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 Corporate tax
2.8.3 VAT
2.8.4 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 Timetric
3.3 About Timetric
3.4 Timetric's Services
3.5 Disclaimer



List of Tables
Table 1: Insurance Industry Definitions
Table 2: Austria- Insurance Regulatory Framework Key Features
Table 3: Austria - Life Insurance Regulatory Framework
Table 4: Austria - Property Insurance Regulatory Framework
Table 5: Austria - Motor Insurance Regulatory Framework
Table 6: Austria - Bonus-Malus System for Motor Insurance
Table 7: Austria - Liability Insurance Regulatory Framework
Table 8: Austria - Minimum Coverage for Aircraft Third-Party Liability Per Accident and Aircraft
Table 9: Austria - Insurance Premium Tax Rates for the Financial Year 2016
Table 10:Austria - Corporate Tax Rates for the Financial Year 2016

List of Figures
Figure 1: Austria - The Three Pillars of Solvency II
Figure 2: Austria - Insurance Supervision and Control at Various Levels
Figure 3: Austria - Insurance Regulatory Frameworks for Company Registration and Operation

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