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The most common issues dealt with by the judiciary are those arising from the denial of compensation, disallowance or reimbursement. At this moment, any indemnities due to insureds will be suspended until the general framework of creditors is established. In most insurance contracts, the domicile area of the insured is privileged, so that is where legal actions take place.

In the insurance and reinsurance market, the existing trends show moderate and continuous growth. What is the typical timeframe for insurance litigation?

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Do any particular corporate governance requirements apply to re insurers, including any eligibility criteria for directors and officers? Can any terms by implied into re insurance contracts eg, a duty of good faith? Other requirements Do any other operating requirements apply in your jurisdiction?

Must re insurers adopt a certain legal structure in order to operate? Organisational requirements Must re insurers adopt a certain legal structure in cirular to operate? Admitted and occasional reinsurers are submitted to local government criteria. Modifies the Accounting rules for insurers, capitalization companies and open private pension entities. Rules the requirement and the authorization by the supervised market to SUSEP for the access to information of direct investments or of investments in the portfolio of special constituted investment funds in the assets register and assets financial liquidation systems authorized by the Central Bank of Brazil or in Institutions authorized by the Securities and Exchange Commission of Brazil to provide custody services.


What ongoing regulatory reporting and disclosure requirements apply to re insurers? Punitive damages Are punitive damages insurable? BrazilGlobal September 7 Main Rules by Subject.

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Establishes rules for the remittance of the technical note of the insurance plans portfolio. What general rules, requirements and procedures govern the conclusion of re insurance contracts in your jurisdiction? The average timeframe for insurance litigation is five years, although this varies widely. Consumer protection Regulation What consumer protection regulations are in place to safeguard the rights of purchasers of insurance products and services?

Insurers and reinsurers must follow circulae governance criteria based on the pillars of internal control, which also set out definitions of responsibilities, the segregation of activities, risk management and the systematic monitoring of activities.

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Rules the registration, custody and transfer of securities and exchanges linked to provisions. Claims General What general rules, requirements and procedures govern the filing of insurance claims?

Insurers must be incorporated in the form of a corporation and cannot exploit any other branch of commerce or industry. Login Register Follow on Twitter Search. The procedures for filing insurance claims are set out in the conditions of circilar contract, usually in a specific chapter of the insurance contract.

Dispute resolution Litigation Are there any compulsory or preferred venues for insurance circulsr in your jurisdiction?


Which government bodies regulate the re insurance industry in your jurisdiction and what is the extent of their powers? Non-compliance with operational requirements may subject re insurers to administrative penalties applied by the regulatory authority. The conclusion of insurance and reinsurance contracts 29 Brazil is governed by: In some cases, insurance disputes with a cross-border element are also dealt with by the arbitration courts, in addition to the common civil courts.

Usually, where the insured is notably guilty, a third party can file a claim directly with the insurer under liability insurance. Sets sjsep rules and procedures to the establishment of retention limits for local reinsurance companies.

Insolvency Regulation What regime governs the insolvency of re insurers? What are the consequences of non-compliance with the operating requirements applicable to re insurers?

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The CNSP is responsible for: Minimum capital is required to allow re insurers to run business in Brazil. How are the services of insurance intermediaries regulated in your jurisdiction?

Cirxular the Reinsurance, retrocession and its intermediation policies, the coinsurance dircular, the consumption of insurance abroad and the transactions in foreign currency. The insured can also use the consumer protection bodies and the Superintendence of Private Insurance SUSEP if it wishes to contest the denial of a claim.

As a rule, suits relating to insurance issues are filed before the common civil court and the special civil courts.