INSURANCE REGULATION IN JAPAN (2016)

The ISJ series textbook "Insurance Regulation in Japan (2016)" was published in December 2016.
[A4 size; 97 pages; JPY4,760 plus 8% tax if purchased in Japan]

CHAPTER 1 FRAMEWORK OF REGULATION &

  1. Relevant Laws
  2. Types of Insurers
  3. Regulations on Shareholders
  4. Supervision

CHAPTER 2 INSURANCE OPERATIONS

  1. Restrictions on Business Scope
  2. Insurance Products and Rating
  3. Other Operation Regulations
  4. Restrictions on Asset Investment

CHAPTER 3 SALES REGULATIONS

  1. Sellers
  2. Regulations on Sales Activities
  3. Supervision
  4. Cooling-off

CHAPTER 4 SOLVENCY REGULATIONS

  1. Reserve Requirements
  2. Solvency Margin Standard
  3. Policyholder Protection

CHAPTER 5 ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION

  1. Introduction
  2. Legal Framework
  3. GIAJ's ADR System