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The OECD holds a roundtable on competition and related regulation issues in the insurance industry

Key documents: Executive Summary with key findings, Detailled Summary of the discussion, Background note Executive summary, by the Secretariat In the light of the written submissions, the background note and the oral discussion, the following points emerge: (1) The insurance industry is not a single market governed by a single regulatory regime, but a number of separately regulated, related markets. Most regulatory regimes broadly distinguish four classes of insurance: life insurance; health insurance; property and casualty insurance; and reinsurance. The level of regulation and competition in each class can differ markedly. Some insurance products, especially life products compete with products offered in other segments of the financial sector, most notably products produced by

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  • OECD - Competition Division (Paris)

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OECD, The OECD holds a roundtable on competition and related regulation issues in the insurance industry, 1 June 1998, e-Competitions June 1998, Art. N° 85758

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