Practical Law Insurance and Reinsurance Global Guide – Myanmar Chapter

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Thomson Reuters Practical Law

October 1, 2018

The 2019 edition of the Insurance and Reinsurance Global Guide , a Practical Law Company publication that provides an overview of insurance and reinsurance law in 38 jurisdictions worldwide. The Myanmar chapter of the guide was written by members of Tilleke & Gibbins’ Yangon office, including Yuwadee Thean-ngarm, director, and Nwe Oo, attorney-at-law.

The Q&A gives a high level overview of the market trends and regulatory framework in the insurance and reinsurance market; the definitions for a contract of insurance and a contract of reinsurance; the regulation of insurance and reinsurance contracts; the forms of corporate organization an insurer can take; and the regulation of insurers and reinsurers, including regulation of the transfer of risk. It also covers: operating restrictions for insurance and reinsurance entities; reinsurance monitoring and disclosure requirements; content requirements for policies and implied terms; insurance and reinsurance claims; remedies; insolvency of insurance and reinsurance providers; taxation; dispute resolution; and proposals for reform. Finally, it provides websites and brief details for the main insurance/reinsurance trade organizations in Myanmar.

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