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Manchester, UK, Tuesday 5 July 2016: New research from the International Cooperative and Mutual Insurance Federation (ICMIF) highlights that 45% of the world’s countries do not have a local law that allows mutual or cooperative insurance.

A new infographic produced by ICMIF, Access to mutual and cooperative insurance, illustrates that these countries where there is no mutual/cooperative...

AMICE, the Association of Mutual Insurers and Insurance Cooperatives in Europe, is encouraging MEPs to support the motion for a resolution on the Commission Delegated Regulation supplementing the PRIIPs Regulation, due to be voted on at the European Parliament this week. AMICE is also the European Regional Association of ICMIF, the International Cooperative and Mutual Insurance Federation...

The International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS) has launched a consultation on an Application Guidance Paper on the Regulation and Supervision of Mutuals, Cooperatives and Community-based Organizations (MCCOs) in increasing access to insurance markets.

The draft Paper proposes that the application of the Insurance Core Principles (ICPs) should be proportionate to achieve...

The Global Regulatory Environment for Cooperative and Mutual Insurers: Facing Future Challenges, Opportunities and Risks

The first ICMIF Regulatory Issues Leaders Forum for the Latin America Region took place in San José, Costa Rica on Wednesday 15 April 2015 and attracted 30 delegates from 15 organizations in 12 countries. 

Targeted at CEOs, senior government relations...

Earlier this week the London Business School (UK) held a conference in Westminster entitled 'Is mutuality the answer to ownerless corporations?' The event, held on Wednesday 28 January, was attended by the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, Vince Cable, and a host of industry leaders and economists including leading economist John Kay, Lord Myners MBE and Finance Professor...

This week saw the second of ICMIF’s Regulatory Leaders Issues Forum (RLF) take place in Amsterdam, Netherlands on Tuesday 21 October 2014. The first had taken place in Washington DC, USA, on Friday 10 October (see earlier news story).

The theme of the meeting was Painting the global picture and offered a unique opportunity for ICMIF members to meet face to face with and engage in a...

The first ever meeting of the ICMIF Regulatory Issues Leaders Forum entitled Managing the global regulatory environment for mutual insurers took place at the National Press Club in Washington, DC, USA, on Friday 10 October 2014.  

The event was targeted at CEOs, senior government relations professionals, general counsels and other senior leaders of mutual insurers in the USA and Canada...

‘UK Executive board members must evidence a superior level of challenge regarding the complexities of Solvency II regulations or face losing their FSA approval’.

 This was just one of the tough messages of reform that were applauded by leaders from the global mutual insurance industry during the recent ICMIF Solvency II Solutions Seminar which took place on Thursday, May 24, 2012 during...

More than 60 delegates have now registered to attend our free, ‘closed door’ Solvency II Solutions seminar in London this week on Thursday, May 24. With places filling up fast, ICMIF urges its members to register immediately to avoid disappointment. The delegate list is now available online. Delegates attending are from ICMIF member organisations along with other guests as invited by the ICMIF...