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Enhancing the Availability of Data for Cyber Insurance Underwriting
In an era of increasing reliance on digital technologies – and the increasing exposure to cyber risks that accompanies that reliance – insurance for cyber risks can make an important contribution to providing financial protection and helping policyholders prevent and respond to cyber incidents.
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This report examines the potential role of governments in encouraging greater clarity and consistency in the products that are being offered and how legislation, regulation, guidance and other public policy measures impact the variation in scope and form of insurance coverage for cyber risk.
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20/02/2020 - The combined gross borrowings of OECD governments from the markets, which peaked at USD 10.9 trillion in 2010 in the wake of the global financial crisis, are set to reach USD 11.4 trillion in 2019.
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20/07/2020 - Following the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, OECD governments increased their issuance of debt securities significantly, surpassing the historical average by almost 70% with significant variation across countries. Total market borrowing is expected to reach an unprecedented level of USD 28.8 trillion in bonds and bills in 2020.
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This report examines how OECD and non-OECD countries are regulating and supervising insurance intermediation, focussing on market conduct rules as well as rules related to digitalisation of intermediation. It considers areas which require further investigation to address potential conflicts of interest.
While much benefit can be expected from big data and AI, there are also a number of risks that require policy considerations. General guidance or regulation related to the use of big data and application of AI could eventually be developed by governments, and the insurance sector should be prepared to incorporate them in their specific context.
This report examines the benefits of asset tokenisation and the challenges to its wider adoption and discusses the policy implications of tokenisation for financial markets.
Paris, 13 January 2020 - The OECD has formed an expert group to provide advice on its work on blockchain and other distributed ledger technologies; this will include the development of high-level blockchain policy principles.
This annual survey monitors and compares the investment behaviour, asset levels, and performances of the largest institutional investors in each region or country covered and analyses in greater depth the general trends observed at a national level.