Discussions on pension policy are often unnecessarily complicated by misunderstandings over basic definitions. Therefore, one of the first tasks of the OECD Working Party on Private Pensions was the creation of a classification of private pension systems that was applicable worldwide. The classification contains a separate glossary of terms used in the private pensions field.
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This paper focuses on the identification of potential conflict of interest situations through effective supervisory techniques, and examines possible regulatory gaps in existing laws. First, it provides an overview of a typical pension plan cycle, and compares the conflicts of interest rules and regulations of six countries–Chile, Costa Rica, Hungary, Mexico, Poland, and Slovenia—and examines how these would apply to typical conflict
This report focuses on the role of insurance and reinsurance companies in the management of environmental risks - environmental pollution risk and natural catastrophe risk in particular.
This publication contains an in-depth analysis of the assessment, management and compensation of the so-called "expanding systemic risks", to which market players and insurers are exposed.
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By the Brazilian Ministry of Social Security. (In Portuguese)
After more than two decades of progress in market reforms and trade and investment liberalisation, the entry of China into the World Trade Organisation marks a new era for its integration into the world economy. Drawing on the experiences of OECD...
This compendium brings together a wide range of material from OECD's accumulated work and experience in the insurance and private pensions fields, including guidelines, best practice recommendations, comparative surveys, analytical data, reports...
Private schemes and operators are playing a growing role in pension systems. This trend is likely to intensify in future years as governments come to face the consequences of ageing populations on their public pension systems. Already in most OEC...
The OECD principles for the regulation of investments by insurance companies and pension funds, approved in 1999 by the Insurance Committee, are one of the first steps in the direction of setting guidelines and standards for the private pension i...
The Working Party has launched a comprehensive data collection project covering the regulatory and supervisory practices in all its Member countries. The first stage of this project is the development of a common methodology for collecting this i...